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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
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Stanley G. Gatewood
LaVern "Bud" Lloyd Johnson Sr.
Linnea Hagman Sept. 21, 1917 - May 24, 2013
Audrey M. Nordquist
Karen Ann (Schennum) Rovente
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
Rise of Latino population blurs U.S. racial lines
WASHINGTON — Welcome to the new off-white America. A historic decline in the number of U.S. whites and the fast growth of Latinos are blurring traditional black-white color lines, testing...
news / nation
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 - 10:49pm
Census: Record 1 in 3 US counties are now dying
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A record number of U.S. counties - more than 1 in 3 - are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that...
news / nation
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 - 7:12am
Editorial: Minorities help rural Minnesota grow
Willmar and other cities in rural Minnesota have been experiencing racial demographic changes over the past two decades. As one of Minnesota's micropolitan centers, Willmar has worked hard and been...
opinion / editorials
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 - 1:35am
Editorial: Faces of Minn. and U.S. are changing
While Minnesota remains one of the nation's most homogenous states, our population change is being driven by a change in minorities, especially Hispanics, according to recent Census number. The same...
opinion / editorials / state
Sat, Mar 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Editorial: Regions continue population declines
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 - 8:29am
Montevideo School Board discusses the impact of district's cuts, classroom sizes
MONTEVIDEO -- Larger class sizes and reduced extra-curricular opportunities were among the topics Monday before the Montevideo School Board. Superintendent Luther Heller said that budget cuts are being felt in...
news / region
Thu, Sep 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Minnesota on the bubble for losing U.S. House seat
ST. PAUL -- Federal law requires every American to fulfill only one civic duty, and it comes around just once a decade -- fill out the federal census form. Minnesota...
news / state
Mon, Dec 21, 2009 - 12:00am
Late goose migration reduces take
WATSON -- A trend towards an ever later geese migration was evident again at the Lac qui Parle refuge, where the 2009 season ended with only 185 birds taken from...
outdoors / region
Sat, Dec 19, 2009 - 12:00am
While many fretted implications of aging population, Madison health care invested $7M in its future
MADISON -- The age wave predicted to sweep across Minnesota from 2020 to 2030 reached rural Lac qui Parle County 10 years ago. By the turn of the century, more...
business / region
Tue, Oct 06, 2009 - 12:00am
Hard year on tundra
WATSON -- Crawling over permafrost at four to five miles an hour, the train ride from Thompson, Manitoba, Canada, to Churchill on the edge of Hudson Bay is an 18-...
Sat, Sep 05, 2009 - 12:00am
City disputes census estimate
WILLMAR -- Willmar city officials contend a forthcoming estimate of the city's population falls short by at least 700 people. The newest set of figures from the Minnesota State Demographical...
news / local
Sat, Jun 13, 2009 - 12:00am
Commentary: The future of Russia will be its shrinking population
WASHINGTON -- America's "progressive" president has some peculiarly retro policies. Domestically, his reactionary liberalism is exemplified by his policy of No Auto Company Left Behind, with its intimated hope that...
opinion / commentary
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 - 12:00am