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Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
Trump's speech to Congress is a chance for a reset
Pipeline protester charged with abusing elderly mother at camp, exploiting vulnerable adult
Trump to order review of WOTUS regulations, official says
Buffer law draws questions from landowners in Renville County
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
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
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Granite Falls finishes iconic footbridge
GRANITE FALLS — Granite Falls will celebrate the restoration of its historic pedestrian bridge spanning the Minnesota River with activities that will also kick off the 2015 Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl, also called the Meander. The dedication ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday...
September 28, 2015 - 11:20pm
September 8, 2015
Long paddle with big purpose: Paddle Forward connects with classrooms
CHURCHILL DAM, LAC QUI PARLE LAKE — They’ve endured seven straight days of stifling heat, humidity and steady headwinds, and they have nearly...
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
July 20, 2015
Paddlers bringing outdoors to classrooms, reaching out to teachers in Minnesota River watershed
WILLMAR — Every outdoor adventure offers its lessons, but this one comes with its own curriculum and is delivered right to the classroom. Wild...
July 20, 2015 - 12:07am
March 10, 2015
Montevideo group promotes vegetative buffers to protect waterways
MONTEVIDEO — A local organization promoting water quality in the upper Minnesota River basin has launched a campaign to support Gov. Mark Dayton’s...
March 10, 2015 - 12:04am
October 6, 2014
Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl
October 6, 2014 - 9:50am
August 18, 2014
Public invited to discuss Shakopee Creek water quality project Thursday
NEW LONDON — A project to improve the Minnesota River Basin by focusing on the water quality of the Shakopee Creek region in northern Kandiyohi County will be discussed at a meeting Thursday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. A picnic and informal discussion takes place...
August 18, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 8, 2014
Historic suspension bridge will be saved: Granite Falls awards bid to restore pedestrian bridge over Minnesota River
GRANITE FALLS — A historic pedestrian bridge that spans the Minnesota River in downtown Granite Falls will be saved. Granite Falls City Council...
July 8, 2014 - 11:03pm
Historic, suspension bridge will be saved over Minnesota River in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — An historic, pedestrian bridge that spans the Minnesota River in downtown Granite Falls will be restored. Granite Falls city council members awarded a $1,490,287 bid to Robert Schroeder Construction Company, Glenwood, at their meeting on Monday, according to...
July 8, 2014 - 12:21pm
March 19, 2014
Site that inspired rock outcrop preservation program likely to be mined
OLIVIA — The site that inspired a program to protect rock outcrop areas along the Minnesota River is likely to be mined. The Renville County Planning Commission has unanimously recommended that an interim use permit be granted to Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, for hard rock mining...
March 19, 2014 - 6:00am
February 5, 2014
Granite Falls awards its final major flood mitigation project
GRANITE FALLS — City Council members in Granite Falls awarded what they believe is the final major project in over a decade’s worth of flood mitigation work. Council members on Monday awarded a $1,942,539 bid to Robert L. Carr Company to build a new sanitary lift station on the...
February 5, 2014 - 11:36pm
January 27, 2014
Minnesota River group moves ahead with ‘Blueway’ initiative despite setback
HUTCHINSON — The Minnesota River Watershed Alliance voted Jan. 21 at its quarterly meeting in Hutchinson to continue working on the Minnesota River Blueway initiative, to implement its goals, and seek support from federal agencies. Over the past year the Alliance — an informal,...
January 27, 2014 - 4:00am
November 7, 2013
City seeks $3M to complete levee upgrade
MONTEVIDEO — Hundreds of volunteers risked their lives to stack 1 million sandbags and save Montevideo from certain disaster in the flood of...
November 7, 2013 - 11:19pm
September 26, 2013
Missouri anglers face fines for catfish over-limits
ST. PAUL — Two anglers from Missouri face fines and restitution for over-limits of catfish caught on Lac qui Parle Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Conservation Officer Ed Picht observed two people fishing on a public fishing pier on Lac...
September 26, 2013 - 8:10pm
Editorial: Farmers need to be part of solution
Here in west central Minnesota lies some of the richest and most productive farmland in America. The Minnesota River and other rivers flow through it into the Mississippi River basin. At the southern end of the Mississippi River is the Gulf of Mexico. At that point, there is a growing...
September 26, 2013 - 4:00am
June 25, 2013
Renville County parks closed due to flooding, river is rising
OLIVIA — Several Renville County parks have been closed due to flooding. According to a news release from Sheriff Scott Hable, these county parks are closed as of today: Mack Lake County Park Anderson Lake County Park Beaver Falls County Park – south side (bridge...
June 25, 2013 - 1:02pm