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Driver, 34, flees Minn. troopers then shoots himself in car
A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
Hospital employees removed after photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
Buildings topple as 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A university president held a dinner for black students - and set the table with cotton stalks and collard greens
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Gerald "Jerry" Asche
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
April 20, 2017
MnDOT, landowners install first-of-its-kind snow fence
WILLMAR — For as long as many can remember, winter winds and blowing snow have made a curve on Minnesota Highway 67 west of Granite Falls...
April 20, 2017 - 9:49am
April 13, 2017
A love for the landscape, and for telling a story
GRANITE FALLS — Karen Savage-Blue loves telling a story as much as she loves inviting us to discover the natural beauty of the world around...
April 13, 2017 - 10:20am
April 11, 2017
Appeals court upholds Chippewa County action to protect child
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision by the district court in Chippewa County that allowed a 3-year-old child...
April 11, 2017 - 8:08am
March 28, 2017
Impaired driving case upheld but judge warns Upper Sioux police about video failure
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY — The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a driving while impaired conviction in Yellow Medicine County which resulted...
March 28, 2017 - 7:24am
March 9, 2017
Fagen aims to erect wind farm in Chippewa County
MONTEVIDEO — Construction could get underway this year on Chippewa County's first commercial wind farm. Fagen Engineering is currently...
March 9, 2017 - 7:47am
March 8, 2017
Pioneering role continues at Vanguard
GRANITE FALLS — Project Turnabout was termed a "pioneer" when it opened its doors to help compulsive gamblers 25 years ago. It still is....
March 8, 2017 - 4:53am
February 16, 2017
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
GRANITE FALLS — One of Minnesota's top three attractions for 2016 is located amidst the rolling farmlands of western Minnesota. Explore...
February 16, 2017 - 6:32am
February 8, 2017
A rural odyssey for art's sake: 'Public Transformation' explores the role of art in building rural communities
GRANITE FALLS — Ashley Hanson helps rural communities tell their stories in the landscapes that define them. She and Andrew Gaylord created...
February 8, 2017 - 11:19pm
January 27, 2017
Yellow Medicine County supports broadband study for unserved areas
GRANITE FALLS — Concerned that rural areas of the county could be left behind, the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners informally expressed interest this week in being part of a six-county broadband feasibility study. "If we drop this thing, guys, we're going to be...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
January 25, 2017
Farm couple urges YM County to take on buffer enforcement
GRANITE FALLS — A Yellow Medicine County farm couple is appealing a finding that a private ditch on their farm meets the criteria of being...
January 25, 2017 - 2:00am
January 20, 2017
District 16 legislators hopeful for bonding, transportation
GRANITE FALLS — Two area legislators said the new session is off to a "fast and furious start,'' and so were the issues on Friday as they...
January 20, 2017 - 10:17pm
January 13, 2017
Otto Bremer awards $100,000 grant to Project Turnabout in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — The Otto Bremer Trust awarded a $100,000 grant to Project Turnabout Centers for Addiction Recovery. The funds will support nonprofit business operations in serving people and families who seek treatment for drug, alcohol or gambling addiction. The grant allows...
January 13, 2017 - 9:00am
January 7, 2017
2016 Year in Review: In other news
KMS band plays at Pearl Harbor The KMS Marching Saints marching band took part in the 75th anniversary observance of the attack on Pearl Harbor...
January 7, 2017 - 6:12am
January 5, 2017
Granite Falls man dies Wednesday of injuries suffered in Dec. 29 accident
CLARA CITY — A Granite Falls man who was airlifted after an accident Dec. 29 on Minnesota Highway 23 southwest of Raymond has died of his injuries. The family of George Schindele, 80, of Granite Falls, reported that he died Jan. 4 while a patient at the Hennepin County Medical...
January 5, 2017 - 9:21pm
Greater Minnesota cities stake claim
WILLMAR — Buoyed by the belief that legislators were delivered a strong message in the 2016 election that rural voters are tired of being...
January 5, 2017 - 9:19pm