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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
September 6, 2013
Pancho the Pelican is an urban celebrity in Havana
HAVANA (AP) -- Pancho the Pelican apparently prefers the company of humans to his own kind, and the grit of the big city to a life spent soaring...
news / nation
September 6, 2013 - 1:04pm
November 16, 2012
Rescue on hold for stranded pelican
NEW LONDON -- Rescue efforts are on hold for a lone pelican stranded on a small, frozen lake west of New London. If the weather warms up and...
news / local
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Students and others talk of the benefits of integration initiatives
WILLMAR -- The two juniors from Worthington High School stood on the stage of the theater at Kennedy Elementary School and described the effect...
news / local / region
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Driver sentenced in crash that killed Pelican Rapids student
BUFFALO -- The driver in the April 5, 2008, bus crash along Interstate 94 that killed a Pelican Rapids High School student was sentenced Friday to 30 days in jail, 30 days of house arrest and 30 days of community work service. Loren Ernst, 71, of Moorhead, was sentenced Friday afternoon...
news / state
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Moorhead Bus driver accepts plea deal in fatal I-94 crash of Pelican Rapids charter
The driver in a bus crash that killed an area teenager in 2008 accepted a plea deal Monday that gives him no more than 30 days in jail. Loren Ernst, the 71-year-old bus driver from Moorhead, was facing serious charges - including two felonies - in a trial that had been set to start...
news / state
February 2, 2010 - 8:03am
November 13, 2009
Low-flying pelican scares Texas man and million-dollar sports car into a marsh
LA MARQUE, Texas - A man blamed a low-flying pelican and a dropped cell phone for his veering his million-dollar sports car off a road and into...
November 13, 2009 - 7:54am
December 3, 2008
Family reeling after beloved horse is shot near Pelican Rapids
Charlie Kohlmeyer's family made a gruesome discovery on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Informed by the Otter Tail County (Minn.) Sheriff's...
news / state
December 3, 2008 - 9:00am
June 20, 2008
Driver charged in fatal bus crash of Pelican Rapids H.S. students
It was his first overnight bus trip, and Loren Ernst was getting tired. The charter bus he was driving drifted over the fog line twice in the early hours of April 5 as Ernst made his way back to Minnesota with a group of Pelican Rapids high school band students following a trip to...
June 20, 2008 - 9:00am