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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise
Could sleeping with your pets do more harm than help?
What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North Korea
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
Local Roundup: Willmar's Schramm second in Class A 1-meter diving
NFL Roundup: Ravens hand Packers first shut out since 2006
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks cut ties to Blaisuis
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
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
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Ruth A. Schmitt
LaVonne A. Welter
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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September 16, 2017
HUD grant to help Lower Sioux housing project
MORTON — A $600,000 Indian Community Development Grant Block will help the Lower Sioux Community meet a growing need for housing, the...
September 16, 2017 - 10:12am
July 1, 2017
Small plane makes emergency landing in Renville County bean field
MORTON — A small airplane made an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in a bean field in Renville County. The pilot, Harvey Buller, 75...
July 1, 2017 - 8:03pm
March 6, 2017
Morton man gets 15 years in federal prison for possessing handgun
ST. PAUL — A Morton man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for possessing a handgun as an ineligible person. Jeffrey...
March 6, 2017 - 5:48pm
December 1, 2016
Renville County haunted according to author of the paranormal
In his search for ghosts, Adrian Lee has ventured into the depths of a Lake Superior freighter on a three-dog night, sloshed through knee-deep...
December 1, 2016 - 7:00am
November 19, 2016
One dead, seven injured in Renville County crash
MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The...
November 19, 2016 - 11:57am
September 26, 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
GRANITE FALLS - A big net is being cast for ideas on how to help the Minnesota River basin, and it is pulling in a surprisingly diverse catch....
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
Renville County house fire ignited by child playing with lighter
FRANKLIN -- Authorities say a Sunday house fire on the southern edge of Renville County started in a sofa, and a preliminary investigation suggests...
September 26, 2016 - 12:25pm
September 19, 2016
Minnesota River Congress seeks public input
NEW ULM - The Minnesota River Congress will be hosting meetings this week in Granite Falls and Morton to hear from groups and individuals working for the economic and natural resource health of the river basin. This will guide the Congress as it develops a public statement of policies...
September 19, 2016 - 9:25am
June 15, 2016
Morton woman faces charges after selling cocoa powder in place of heroin
OLIVIA — A woman who sold cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin has been charged...
June 15, 2016 - 11:48pm
April 5, 2016
Business seminar April 22 in Morton to focus on employee retention
MORTON — A business seminar April 22 in Morton will include speaker Dick Finnegan, who will discuss how businesses can reduce employee turnover while saving money and improving employee engagement and productivity. Finnegan is the CEO of C-Suite Analytics and author of “The Power...
April 5, 2016 - 12:05am
October 28, 2015
Records published Oct. 28
This is the records summary for Wednesday, Oct.
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 27, 2015
Worker injured in trench collapse in farm field near Morton
OLIVIA - A worker was seriously injured Tuesday morning when a trench wall collapsed while a crew was installing tile in a field north of Morton. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Scott David Reinhart, 45, of Morgan.
October 27, 2015 - 5:01pm
August 25, 2015
Lower Sioux to celebrate casino renovation project Sept. 14
MORTON — The Lower Sioux Indian Community will celebrate the recently completed $22 million Jackpot Junction Casino & Hotel expansion and renovation project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Sept.
August 25, 2015 - 4:20pm
December 12, 2014
Records for Dec. 13
This is the records summary for Dec. 13. Reward offered for information in burglary at Morton liquor store MORTON — Owners of The Ditch liquor store in Morton are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects responsible for the crime. The...
December 12, 2014 - 10:16pm
August 6, 2013
Jackpot Junction in Morton, Minn., announces casino expansion
MORTON -- The Lower Sioux Indian Community has announced plans to break ground in August for a casino addition and renovation project at its Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton. The cost of the project was not disclosed. The project is designed by Walsh Bishop Design LLC. Loeffler...
August 6, 2013 - 11:57pm