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June 10, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo 

An upcoming BioBlitz at the Swedes Forest Scientific and Natural Area on June 17 is an opportunity to discover and learn about rare and unique plants found there, including these cacti found on rock outcrops.
First BioBlitz set June 17 at Swedes Forest SNA
June 10, 2017 - 8:35am
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

State Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, right, and Rep. Chris Swedzinksi, R-Ghent, host a town hall meeting Tuesday in Granite Falls to discuss the legislative session.
Western Minn. legislators urge counties to take on buffer enforcement
June 10, 2017 - 6:56am
June 9, 2017
Sentencing to Serve crew leader faces charges of coercing prisoner to have sex
June 9, 2017 - 7:20pm
June 7, 2017
Briana Sanchez / TribuneWillmar's Tyler Johnson hits a double during the game against Granite Falls Wednesday, June 7, at Bill Tauton stadium.
Legion Baseball: Willmar opens with victory
June 7, 2017 - 11:38pm
Letter: An important history lesson
June 7, 2017 - 10:32pm
June 2, 2017
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Streambank erosion remains a concern in Hawk Creek, which flows 65 miles from its start at Eagle Lake in Kandiyohi County to its confluence with the Minnesota River near the Upper Sioux Agency State Park. Large quantities of water at high velocity erode the banks during rain events and snowmelt periods.
Draft reports available on Hawk Creek pollution issues
June 2, 2017 - 7:14am
May 31, 2017
Tribune file photo / Diane and Ron Fagen announced their plans to build a new studio and headquarters for Pioneer Public Television in Granite Falls as a gift in June, 2016.
Pioneer Public TV gets $1.95M
May 31, 2017 - 8:28am
May 26, 2017
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Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Kahler was well-respected and liked by his fellow soldiers, and his death Jan. 26, 2008, dealt a "body blow" to the troops, according to author Gregg Zoroya.
'Chosen Few' tells story of sacrifice: YME grad among those who gave his life for country
May 26, 2017 - 6:45pm
Diane and Ron Fagen announced their offer to build a new studio and headquarters for Pioneer Television as a gift during a June, 2016 event in Granite Falls.
Bonding bill includes $1.95 M for Pioneer TV, make possible move to new studio in Granite Falls
May 26, 2017 - 11:07am
May 18, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Students at Yellow Medicine East Schools are raising tomato and pepper plants to test the LED greenhouse. Clockwise from left are Kolin Eckstrom, Chandler Rillo, Josh Nordaune, Anne Clark and Cesia Gaitan. They are in one of three greenhouse sections.
YME builds windowless greenhouse
May 18, 2017 - 8:20am
May 9, 2017
Regional wastewater plants recognized
May 9, 2017 - 9:02am
May 3, 2017
Woman killed in Yellow Medicine County crash
May 3, 2017 - 6:59am
April 26, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo


Ted Thull, shown in this 2016 file photo in Granite Falls, started building his dream home in 2000 but found himself over his head and in financial difficulties before he could complete it. The state Court of Appeals has upheld a district court order sought by the city of Granite Falls ordering the structure to be razed.
Builder loses appeal
April 26, 2017 - 8:57am
April 20, 2017
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Landowners Aaron and Traci Fagen worked with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to make possible this permanent snow fence along a notorious curve on state Highway 67 west of Granite Falls.
MnDOT, landowners install first-of-its-kind snow fence
April 20, 2017 - 9:49am
April 13, 2017
"Nicotina" by Karen Savage-Blue  was created for a tobacco cessation project.
A love for the landscape, and for telling a story
April 13, 2017 - 10:20am