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'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Helen D. Johnson
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Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
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Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
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August 4, 2014
Highway 40 east of Milan detoured due to accident
MILAN — Traffic on Minnesota Trunk Highway 40 east of Milan has been detoured this morning due to a fatal accident. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a collision involving a 2014 Harley Davidson Road Start motorcycle and a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. It occurred...
August 4, 2014 - 2:48pm
July 5, 2014
Driver in Milan crash identified
MILAN — The Minnesota State Patrol has released the identification of a driver injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash Friday morning. Raphael Marson, 27, of Milan was seriously injured in the crash, according to the State Patrol report.
July 5, 2014 - 11:32am
June 22, 2014
Milan man proposes wind turbines to power Willmar wastewater plant
WILLMAR — A Milan man is proposing to erect wind turbines on Willmar city-owned property to generate electricity to run Willmar’s Wastewater Treatment Facility. However, the proposal could have a negative financial impact on Willmar Municipal Utilities, which sells electricity...
June 22, 2014 - 11:07pm
May 4, 2014
‘Fair’ is no longer good enough in Chippewa County
MONTEVIDEO — Clay County in Iowa already lays claim to the title of the world’s greatest county fair, but the title of most improved is still...
May 4, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 23, 2014
MPCA completes 60 enforcement cases in quarter
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 60 enforcement cases in 41 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2014. Penalties from all 60 cases totaled just under $345,000. In addition to these 60 recently completed cases, the MPCA announced in...
April 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
March 27, 2014
Pioneerland studying priority system in response to concerns of smaller libraries
MONTEVIDEO — Pioneerland Library System is looking at the possibility of developing a local hold priority system that could resolve the dilemma...
March 27, 2014 - 1:00am
March 1, 2014
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
What if you could have dropped in on Steve Jobs’ garage while he tinkered and built the first Apple computers? Thirty-six students in the...
March 1, 2014 - 7:18am
October 24, 2013
Waibel dies shortly after receiving Bush Fellowship to build local foods network
MILAN — Chuck Waibel and Carol Ford solved one problem. In their 2009 book, “The Northlands Winter Greenhouse Manual,” the Milan couple...
October 24, 2013 - 11:29pm
September 2, 2013
Anach Cooperative planting its roots
MILAN — If there is a reason to believe a community of Pacific Island residents now making their home in the heart of Chippewa County...
September 2, 2013 - 11:35pm
June 3, 2013
Highway 40 to be resurfaced near Milan, Minn.
MILAN -- Resurfacing of part of state Highway 40 is expected to begin Friday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that motorists can expect lane closures along the route, which stretches from state Highway 119 to state Highway 7 near Milan. A pilot car...
June 3, 2013 - 11:33pm
May 15, 2013
Milan, Minn., man gets nearly four years for dealing meth
WILLMAR — Elio Naranjo Infante, 44, of Milan and formerly of Pennock, was sentenced to 45 months in prison and a $3,000 fine on a third-degree drug possession charge for his role in selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in November 2011. As part of a...
May 15, 2013 - 11:47pm
May 9, 2013
Construction on Highway 7 from Montevideo to Milan begins May 13
WILLMAR - Construction begins Monday, May 13 on Highway 7 from Highway 29 in Montevideo to Highway 40 near Milan, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Crews will resurface the highway with two inches of pavement, install high tension cable guardrail and work on...
May 9, 2013 - 12:24pm
March 20, 2013
Micronesian community in Milan, Minn., setting its sights on shared garden
MILAN — If they could, half the residents of Milan would be growing tropical foods like taro, pandanus, breadfruit, or bananas and coconuts....
March 20, 2013 - 11:32pm
February 4, 2013
Update: Granite Falls, Minn., man killed in accident this morning near Milan, Minn.
MILAN — A Granite Falls man was killed early this morning when an oversized load struck a railroad bridge north of Milan. George J. Piasecki, 61, was killed when the load came off a semi on Minnesota Highway 7/U.S. Highway 59 and landed on the car he was driving, according to the...
February 4, 2013 - 2:27pm
Highway near Milan, Minn., reopens after oversized load struck RR bridge in fatal accident
MILAN — The highway north of Milan has been reopened after a fatal accident this morning when an oversized load struck a railroad bridge, came loose from a semi and landed on a passing car. The identities of the drivers have not yet been released. The Minnesota Department of Transportation...
February 4, 2013 - 12:57pm