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Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Minnesota apartment
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
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