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December 13, 2017
Scott Wente / Forum News Service file

Wind turbines dot the landscape along southwestern Minnesota's Buffalo Ridge as shown in this 2007 file photo. A similar scene will be coming to western Yellow Medicine County. RES America has applied to the state to erect 37 turbines to be dispersed over 22,888 acres in an area southwest of Canby and near the South Dakota border.
Large-scale wind farm proposed in western Minn.
December 13, 2017 - 6:53am
November 8, 2017
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Archibald and Edyth Bush are shown in this undated photo. In 1953, they took $200 million worth of 3M company stock accumulated during his career there and established the Bush Foundation.
Bush Foundation grants $1.8 million to Granite Falls
November 8, 2017 - 12:01am
November 7, 2017
Deb Monahan
Pioneer Public TV hires Monahan as CFO
November 7, 2017 - 9:43am
Submitted / Diana Anderson
Need for child care an economic development issue in southwest MN
November 7, 2017 - 9:22am
November 1, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Mary Ims, Living at Home program director in Granite Falls, talks Tuesday about the difficulty of recruiting volunteers as today's newly retired are living more active and busy lives. She was among participants at a community conversation in Granite Falls about the state's aging population hosted by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.
Getting ready for the age wave: Baby boomers turning 85? It’s just around the corner
November 1, 2017 - 7:01am
September 22, 2017
Tom Cherveny Tribune / Jay Gustafson has set out to paddle all 4,500 miles of the state's water trails to call attention to the opportunities we have waiting for us to enjoy and explore in our backyards. He paddled the Minnesota River this past week. play button
Voice for the rivers: 'Waterway Jay' quits his job to paddle state's 4,500 miles of water trail
September 22, 2017 - 5:05pm
September 19, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 
Dan Richter, president, and Pam Rosenau, marketing, of MVTV Wireless, are urging counties to consider a mix of fiber optic and wireless networks to provide the broadband internet access needed in sparsely populated areas of our region.
Keep wireless in mix to serve rural areas
September 19, 2017 - 7:26am
September 15, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Greg Renneke, a member of the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners, left, accepts a plaque Thursday from Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea as members of the Minnesota Judicial Council dedicated the county's new Justice Center in Granite Falls.
YM Justice Center makes its case: State's chief justice commends county for support of courts
September 15, 2017 - 8:11am
September 14, 2017
Bridging digital divide will be costly in Yellow Medicine County
September 14, 2017 - 6:38am
September 12, 2017
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The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about who attempted to sink this boat in the Minnesota River. These flowers are on the stern of the boat.
Authorities seek information on boat dumped in Minn. River
September 12, 2017 - 7:41am
August 19, 2017
Tribune file photo / These turbines in Meeker County began producing power in 2011 as part of the Danielson Wind Farm Project. The Palmer's Creek Wind Farm proposed in Chippewa County will erect 18 turbines dispersed over a 6,150 acre area.
Chippewa County approves road agreement for wind farm
August 19, 2017 - 9:15am
August 17, 2017
Geese take advantage of a temporary lake at Vos Park in Willmar on Thursday. Heavy rains fell in the region overnight, with 4.11 inches officially recorded in Willmar and 9.45 inches in Redwood Falls. The Granite Falls, Maynard and Clara City area and an area from Bird Island to Morton recorded amounts of 6 inches and more.
Area mopping up after heavy rains
August 17, 2017 - 4:15pm
August 11, 2017
Letter: A heartless way to treat a dog
August 11, 2017 - 9:50pm
August 1, 2017
Man to serve 21 months for repeatedly punching woman
August 1, 2017 - 11:10pm
Corrections worker faces more charges he coerced prisoner for sex
August 1, 2017 - 9:36am
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