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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Authorities making more arrests near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Remembering the "Miracle on Ice" game 37 years later
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
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
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 17, 2017
Man pleads guilty to Pope County felony for posing as building contractor
GLENWOOD — Authorities say a Minot, North Dakota, man posed as a building contractor in July 2014, cashing his down payment checks of nearly...
February 17, 2017 - 6:49am
January 23, 2017
Starbuck man can withdraw criminal sexual conduct guilty plea, appeals court rules
GLENWOOD—Ryan Emmett Moore is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for an alleged sexual assault. But soon, he'll be back in a Pope...
January 23, 2017 - 6:55am
September 9, 2016
Glenwood man turns himself in to authorities after multi-agency search
A man who ran from a sheriff's deputy Thursday and spurred multiple ground and air searches has turned himself in to authorities, the Pope County...
September 9, 2016 - 9:51am
September 8, 2016
Man flees Glenwood traffic stop, eludes searchers
GLENWOOD -- After multiple perimeter ground searches and a Minnesota State Patrol search by helicopter, the Pope County Sheriff's Office said...
September 8, 2016 - 3:05pm
July 7, 2016
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
As a stiff west wind whips her long black hair and bends the tall green prairie grass she’s standing on, Bethany Lacktorin spreads her arms...
July 7, 2016 - 11:15am
June 11, 2016
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer in Pope County
GLENWOOD -- Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a deer on Minnesota Highway 104 near Pope County Road 8 in southern Pope County. Rodney E. Stubbs, 59, and Cathy L. Stubbs, 57, both of Becker, were transported to Glacial Ridge Health System hospital...
June 11, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 21, 2016
Former Benson farmer leads state Farm Service Agency
BENSON — Grant Herfindahl started farming at Benson in the spring of 1976. “Horrible drought” that summer devastated his corn, leaving...
March 21, 2016 - 12:05am
November 16, 2015
Deer hunter found dead in Pope County
GLENWOOD - An investigation is underway to determine how a deer hunter from Glenwood died on Friday. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Jon Donald Kloos, 40, of rural Glenwood. Kloos was reported missing shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, triggering a search on...
November 16, 2015 - 10:49am
October 23, 2015
Search for missing Starbuck teen continues; authorities request public's help
ALEXANDRIA -- A missing teen might still be in the four-county area, according to Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen.
October 23, 2015 - 12:51pm
September 14, 2015
Pope County 911 dispatcher fired, faces drug charges
GLENWOOD - A Pope County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher has been arrested for allegedly conducting a transaction involving methamphetamine. To avoid a conflict of interest, Pope County Sheriff Tim Riley has asked the West Central Drug Task Force to conduct an investigation, which...
September 14, 2015 - 4:49pm
July 18, 2015
Outdoors: Simon Lake Bio-Blitz
To save the prairie, know what you’ve got and about 100 volunteers set out to find what a Pope County lake had in store
July 18, 2015 - 12:15am
July 7, 2015
Child may have waterborne infection
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that it is investigating a suspected case of primary amebic meningoencephalitis in a critically ill child. Health officials said the child apparently became sick after swimming at Lake Minnewaska in Pope County. Primary...
July 7, 2015 - 10:41pm
June 19, 2015
Pope County administrator agrees to contract to become Brainerd City Administrator
The city of Brainerd has a new city administrator and he takes over Aug. 3. The Brainerd City Council in a special meeting Thursday approved...
June 19, 2015 - 10:08am
March 6, 2015
Officials hopeful that avian flu virus will be contained
Veterinarians and state health officials are keeping a close watch for any new outbreaks of a deadly avian flu virus that struck a Pope County turkey farm in late February. They’re hopeful, however, that the virus can be contained to the one barn where it was detected. “We’ll...
March 6, 2015 - 11:17pm
March 5, 2015
Deadly bird flu strain makes its first strike in Minnesota
GLENWOOD — State health officials say a strain of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry has been discovered in Minnesota, after the population of a commercial turkey barn was decimated in a matter of days — from a flock of 15,000 to fewer than 100. Health officials said Thursday...
March 5, 2015 - 11:58pm