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Officers dressed in riot gear staging near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
April 26, 2012
All 5 Yellow Medicine commissioner seats up for election
GRANITE FALLS -- The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners approved a new redistricting plan Tuesday. All five commissioner seats are up for election this year due to redistricting, a vacancy due to death, and the completion of terms. The commissioners at their meeting on...
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Former auto dealership could become church in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls will consider amending a zoning ordinance so that a vacant commercial property along U.S. Highway 212 can be converted for use as a church. Members of the Rock Haven Church asked council members on Monday to amend the commercial...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 5, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., hoping to move lift station
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls are watching the debate in the state Capitol over the bonding bill in hopes that flood mitigation monies are made available. Council members this week authorized a feasibility study for moving a wastewater treatment plant lift...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 3, 2012
KK Berge to launch Drop-in Art Night this Wednesday in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- Every Wednesday night beginning this week, Clean Up the River Environment staff and Granite Arts Council members will be hosting a "Drop-in Art Night" from 8 p.m. to midnight for anyone interested in gathering at the K.K. Berge Building in downtown Granite Falls. The...
April 3, 2012 - 12:43pm
March 27, 2012
Special primary election is today in Senate District 20
WILLMAR - Voters in west central Minnesota's Senate District 20 will go to the polls today for a special primary election to fill the vacancy in office caused by the death of Sen. Gary Kubly. The Granite Falls DFL lawmaker died earlier this month from Lou Gerhig's disease. Today's...
March 27, 2012 - 7:49am
March 23, 2012
Minnesota Senate District 20 primary puts counties in a time crunch
GRANITE FALLS -- With only a three-week notice, election officials from seven area counties have been scrambling to finalize details for a special...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Listening sessions identify quality-of-life goals in Upper Minnesota Valley region
GRANITE FALLS -- Partly in response to political gridlock, the Bush Foundation is sponsoring an initiative it calls InCommons. It promotes face-to-face...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 22, 2012
Granite Arts Council to host 4th annual art show at Prairie's Edge March 25
The 4th annual Granite Arts Council Art Show and Celebration will be March 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Prairie's Edge Casino Convention Center. The event will feature art and exhibits from more than 20 local artists, along with appetizers and live music. Special to the show this...
March 22, 2012 - 9:25am
March 15, 2012
Four file to run for Kubly's vacant Minnesota Senate seat, Gimse plans to run for Senate 17 seat
WILLMAR -- Four candidates have filed to run in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Sen. Gary Kubly. Kubly, a DFL senator from Granite...
March 15, 2012 - 8:00am
March 8, 2012
Friends, lawmakers alike pay tribute to late Granite Falls, Minn., Sen. Gary Kubly
An overflow crowd of 530 people gathered Wednesday at the Granite Falls Lutheran Church to pay their respects to DFL State Sen. Gary Kubly, who...
March 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Minnesota Sen. Kubly remembered as 'bridge crosser'
GRANITE FALLS -- An overflow crowd of 530 people filled the Granite Falls Lutheran Church today in Granite Falls to pay their final respects...
March 7, 2012 - 3:08pm
Overflow crowd expected today for Minneosta state Sen. Kubly's funeral in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- Legislative colleagues, the governor and other state officials are expected to be among the overflow crowd later this morning...
March 7, 2012 - 8:46am
March 6, 2012
Minn. lawmakers pause to remember late Sen. Kubly
Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem walked across the front of the Minnesota Senate chamber Monday, pausing at a desk decorated with flowers and...
March 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 4, 2012
Funeral service for Sen. Kubly is Wednesday in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- The funeral service for Sen. Gary Kubly will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Granite Falls Lutheran Church. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on wednesday. Kubly, 68, died Friday...
March 4, 2012 - 6:33pm
Minnesota loses state Sen. Gary Kubly
ST. PAUL -- One of the old-style Minnesota state senators, not into partisan bickering, has died. Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, died in...
March 4, 2012 - 12:15am