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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
May 25, 2010
Judge rules for YME to allow construction work to proceed
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East can continue to move forward with an estimated $10.9 million worth of health and safety and other improvements to its buildings this summer. A judge's ruling denied a request by two district taxpayers for a temporary injunction to halt the project...
May 25, 2010 - 12:02pm
May 6, 2010
Minnesota judge sides with NFL vs. Kevin and Pat Williams
A Minnesota judge has sided with the NFL in a lawsuit by Minnesota Vikings Kevin Williams and Pat Williams challenging their four-game suspensions for violating the NFL's anti-doping policy. The NFL first attempted to suspend the defensive tackles in December 2008 after they tested...
May 6, 2010 - 10:38am
May 5, 2010
Two taxpayers taking YME to court over its $8.7M project at two schools
OLIVIA -- Millions of dollars worth of construction bids have come before the Yellow Medicine East School Board in recent weeks and been awarded at costs as much as 20 percent below estimates, thanks to a very competitive construction market. Board members were also happy to learn...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Jury returns verdict against ACMC and Rice Hospital
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury has awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville family whose daughter is severely handicapped due to complications during her birth in June 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital. The verdict was returned Tuesday evening in Kandiyohi County District Court. The...
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
Jury returns verdict against clinic, hospital in Willmar, awards $23.2M to family of handicapped child
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury has awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville family whose daughter is severely handicapped due to complications during her birth in June 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital. The verdict was returned Tuesday evening in Kandiyohi County District Court and...
February 10, 2010 - 1:56pm
February 9, 2010
Voters in Watson to decide governance; special election may settle town dispute
WATSON -- Voters in Watson will soon have a say in one of the disputes that has divided the community. A special election will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb.
February 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Town's disputes headed to the courtroom
WATSON -- A much-publicized legal skirmish between the small town of Watson and a resident over his in-town vegetable growing operation may only...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
Table set in Watson for legal fight; city wants producer to dismantle growing area, citing a violation of city ordinances
WATSON -- The red-globed tomatoes that Aziz Ansari raises are ripe for the picking, and his cucumbers ready for the slicing. The table in Watson is set for a legal fight. The city of Watson is going forward with a lawsuit that would require Ansari to dismantle the four hoop structures...
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Longtime Hawk Creek bridge dispute is on its way to court
MONTEVIDEO -- A dispute that could be said to be over 40 years in the making has five county commissioners and the county attorneys from Chippewa,...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Coleman appeals election ruling to Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman wants the state's highest court to reverse his U.S. Senate election loss. The former Republican senator appealed to...
April 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Judge issues injunction in claim against Granite Falls Energy
GRANITE FALLS -- A judge has issued an injunction preventing the Granite Falls Energy board of governors from removing two of its members who are appointed by Glacial Lakes Energy of Watertown, S.D. In a ruling sent to the two parties today, District Judge Paul Nelson agreed with...
February 19, 2009 - 12:16pm
January 31, 2009
Court upholds hot-mix permit
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County has won a civil lawsuit filed by New London Township residents concerning a permit for an asphalt hot-mix plant. In...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Coleman keeping options open regarding lawsuit
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman is confident he will return to the U.S. Senate, but will not rule out further lawsuits if a state election trial does...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Spicer discusses proposal for lawsuit threats by city administrator
SPICER -- Spicer City Council closed Thursday's special meeting to discuss with an attorney the litigation the city's administrator has threatened for over three months. The Tribune objected to the closure of the meeting because no litigation is pending. However, attorney Patricia...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Lawsuit alleges man harmed at slaughterhouse
MINNEAPOLIS - An Austin man is suing Hormel Foods Corp. and Quality Pork Processors Inc., saying he was harmed because of a machine used to extract pig brains at a plant where several employees became sick with a mysterious neurological illness. The lawsuit, filed in Mower County...
January 8, 2009 - 11:00am