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ALC graduates celebrate overcoming obstacles
Area cities hopeful for flood mitigation funds
Zoning amendment would increase garage door height for RV storage
School officials like state education bill
Prep softball: Just another family outing
Prep softball: Holdingford takes out Paynesville
Prep softball: ACGC eliminated from 5A-West
Prep track roundup: Cards’ Jackson 2nd in 200
Prep baseball roundup: Koll, Kinny lead Litch past Annandale
Paddle Theatre takes audience on newly-chartered waters in Granite Falls, Minn.
Willmar artist Fred Cogelow named Woodcarver of the Year
Community artists provide support and venue for New London-Spicer, Minn., art students
New London, Minn., potter wins internationally
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
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Polzin — Peters
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Audrey M. Nordquist
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Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Paddling a canoe at Minn.'s Sibley State Park
news / local / outdoors
Sat, Jul 07, 2012 - 12:00am
Disc golf coming to a town near you
GRANITE FALLS -- At last count there were 198 disc golf courses in the state of Minnesota, making them easier to find than the restaurant with the Golden Arches. Yet...
news / region / entertainment
Sat, Jun 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Parks busy after shutdown
Following a two-week state government shutdown that forced state parks to close, campers were eager to book their camp sites for the rest of this summer and next year. According...
news / local / state
Sat, Jul 30, 2011 - 12:00am
Renville County, Minn., parks open, but storm cleanup continues
SACRED HEART -- The July 1 storm and the high waters of the Minnesota River have left their marks in Renville County's parks too. All of the Renville County parks...
news / region
Sat, Jul 23, 2011 - 12:00am
'Sensations' shows the way to Minnesota destinations
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- A television program that motivates viewers to explore the great outdoors found right outside their front doors is about to air. Pioneer Public Television Channel 10...
outdoors / region / state / television / entertainment
Sat, May 21, 2011 - 8:31am
Pioneer TV to feature four Minnesota River state parks
APPLETON -- Pioneer Public Television is offering viewers a guided tour of four state parks on the Minnesota River. The locally produced "Our State Parks: Minnesota River Sensations'' will feature...
outdoors / region / state
Sat, May 14, 2011 - 7:56am
Beautiful colors of autumn are as closer than once thought
WILLMAR -- This is the time of year when residents in west central Minnesota make their annual pilgrimage to Mount Tom in Sibley State Park to enjoy one of the...
outdoors / local / region / state
Sat, Sep 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Minnesotans speak with regional accents when it comes to parks and trails
WILLMAR -- Minnesotans who share a love for the state's parks and trails are voicing different ideas on how best to protect and promote them, depending on where they live...
Mon, Jun 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Neb. Game and Parks uses blogs to promote outdoors
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is using a variety of online tools to promote outdoor activities in the state. The commission has four different blogs...
news / nation
Mon, Mar 08, 2010 - 11:15am
Events Youth Wood Duck Box Building Day -- The annual Praire Pothole Chapter youth wood duck box building day will be from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 6, at the Prairie...
Sat, Feb 20, 2010 - 12:00am
Holiday treasures abound at state parks
Just in time for the holiday shopping season opener, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Holsten unveiled the new Minnesota state parks gift card Monday at Fort Snelling State Park...
outdoors / state
Sat, Nov 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Renville County plans to crack down on ATVs in parks
OLIVIA -- Renville County will be cracking down on violations by the drivers of all-terrain vehicles in its county parks. The County Board of Commissioners called for an aggressive law...
news / region
Wed, Sep 02, 2009 - 12:00am
Most Kandiyohi County parks will not have lifeguards this summer
The new motto for swimming beaches at most of Kandiyohi County's parks this summer will be "swim at your own risk." In a cost-cutting move that will save $12,000 to...
extra / local
Sat, May 16, 2009 - 11:59pm
Join the 'Wildlife Safari'
There's a "wildlife safari" at Minnesota's state parks this year. On the heels of a successful State Park History Challenge as part of the state's Sesquicentennial celebration last year, the...
Sat, Apr 25, 2009 - 12:00am
State parks ready for 2009 season
The great thing about Minnesota state parks are that they always get better year after year. New campgrounds, camping opportunities and programs add to the list of experiences for families...
outdoors / state
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 - 12:00am