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Rep. Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Video: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Benson
Hearing Tuesday on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
Judge orders change, Minn. sex offender program remains same
Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Boys Basketball: BBE rallies in 2nd half to win Class A title
College Baseball: Ridgewater nearly beats top-ranked Iowa Western
Men's basketball: Badgers knock Gophers out of tournament
Girls basketball: NLS tops Sauk in OT to earn spot at state
Twins extend contract for closer Perkins
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Louis Ronald Steffens
Robert "Bob" Terhell
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
March 8, 2010
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 up and running, and it is using Facebook and Twitter to promote opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The...
news / nation
March 8, 2010 - 11:15am
February 20, 2010
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 Woods Environmental Learning Center. The cost is $10 per box and a predator guard, wood shavings, poles and all...
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 28, 2009
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...
outdoors / state
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
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 enforcement campaign -- even though it will bust the budget for park enforcement -- to curtail...
news / region
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 16, 2009
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 $15,000 a year, lifeguards have been eliminated at four county park beaches. Lifeguards on the Mill Pond at the...
extra / local
May 16, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 25, 2009
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 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is coming back with an even larger program to get...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 11, 2009
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 as the spring days grow longer into beautifully warm summer nights. This year is no different...
outdoors / state
April 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
County looks at new policy that rewards repeat users of campgrounds
WILLMAR -- A proposed policy would give preferential treatment to repeat customers at Kandiyohi County campgrounds, but at the same time equalize...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Renville County parks could become native seed repositories
OLIVIA -- Visitors to some of Renville County's parks could be greeted by the colors of native grasses and flowers in small fields now holding rows of corn and soybeans. The county's park commission is recommending that the county work with the Renville County Soil and Water District...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Voters asked to raise tax
ST. PAUL -- Most Minnesotans agree the state's water needs to be cleaned up. They support parks, trails and the wide variety of arts programs found around the state. On Nov. 4, Minnesota voters decide whether to their money where their mouth is by raising sales tax 0.375 percent...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Commissioners tour county parks
LAKE LILLIAN -- It was a drizzly day and many of the campers had already left, but the Kandiyohi County Commissioners were impressed with the physical condition and high customer use of county parks 1 and 2. The Commissioners toured the two southern Kandiyohi County parks Tuesday...
news / local
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am