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April 16, 2017
Submitted This cabin at the Crow Wing State Park is among author Tom Watson's favorites. It offers a spacious setting shaded by towering pines on a site just far enough from the road to offer some privacy.
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
April 16, 2017 - 3:51pm
March 12, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Butch Halterman has been collecting maple sap since early in February on land along the Minnesota River south of Montevideo. It's the earliest ever by nearly a month. He walked across sheets of ice to tap the trees as the floodplain area had been flooded in December.
Early season signs are everywhere
March 12, 2017 - 9:58pm
The National Weather Service advised Minnesota drivers to be cautious while driving Sunday afternoon as a significant snowfall was expected. This still photo from a Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplow camera shows snow accumulating around 2 p.m. in Willmar.
Caution advised as winter storm moves into west central Minnesota
March 12, 2017 - 2:54pm
March 2, 2017
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Permits to carry handguns in Minnesota rose in 2016 to the highest number of permits issued in a single year since the current firearm laws were implemented in 2003. Kandiyohi County issued nearly twice as many permits in 2016 as 2015, and Lac qui Parle County nearly quadrupled the number it issued.
Kandiyohi County permits to carry nearly doubled in 2016
March 2, 2017 - 10:19am
February 12, 2017
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An aerial drone captured this image of the estimated 2,200 anglers who participated in the fourth annual Ice Castle Classic tournament Saturday on Lac qui Parle Lake.
Ice Castle Tournament pulls in 2,200 on Lac qui Parle Lake
February 12, 2017 - 8:11pm
January 13, 2017
Update: Ice conditions consistent on Lac qui Parle Lake
January 13, 2017 - 2:17pm
November 26, 2016
Christian Goyne-Yarns takes his blank ballot into a voting booth Nov. 8 at Word of Faith Family Church in Willmar. Most voters still prefer to cast ballots on Election Day, but there were an increased number of voters who utilized absentee voting this year.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Absentee voting numbers up in region
November 26, 2016 - 7:34am
November 22, 2016
As shown on this map from the National Weather Service, most of central Minnesota is under a Winter Weather advisory that began Tuesday morning and will last through Wednesday at 6 a.m.
Snow and freezing rain expected to continue through holiday weekend
November 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
November 19, 2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed the first phase of its planned repairs to the Lac qui Parle Dam near Watson on Thursday. (Forum News Service map)
Corps to lower pool in order to continue Lac qui Parle Dam repairs
November 19, 2016 - 9:48am
November 4, 2016
Minnesota Farmers Union President Doug Peterson, left, advocated for the sustainability of family farms to Pope Francis in this undated photo. Submitted photo.
Changes in the land as Minnesota Farmers Union president moving on
November 4, 2016 - 10:48pm
October 17, 2016
This photo, submitted from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,  shows some of the game seized upon Liebl's arrest. Liebl's attorney says the game shown in the photo were not part of the charges, and none of them were alleged to have been illegally poached.
Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of poaching charges
October 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
September 29, 2016
Doug Pederson enjoys the quiet time of creating art in his shop. His works celebrating the beauty of the Upper Minnesota River Valley region have served to inspire many to explore its rivers, woodlands and open prairie. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
September 29, 2016 - 11:11am
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake, putting them in the waters of a popular destination for anglers and hunters from throughout much of the state as well as the Minnesota River system.
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake
September 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
September 3, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo 

An angler tries his luck below the Lac qui Parle dam in late July. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin work to replace the gates on the dam after the Labor Day weekend.
Corps to replace Lac qui Parle dam gates
September 3, 2016 - 9:16am
August 9, 2016
Mary Quick and the Computer Commuter bus bring computers and internet access and the help needed to take advantage of them to residents in Lac qui Parle County. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Internet access will continue at highway speed in Lac qui Parle County
August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
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