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Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
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 22, 2017
Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
OLIVIA — Renville County is adding a statement that it intends to improve and protect prairie on the site proposed for the Minnesota Valley...
February 22, 2017 - 5:04am
July 1, 2013
Video: Kandiyohi County hosts prairie summit, where state’s strategy to save prairie is well underway
SPICER — If Minnesota is to be successful in saving its disappearing prairie and grasslands, we’ll know it first in Kandiyohi County. The...
July 1, 2013 - 8:59am
April 18, 2013
Songwriter, musician carries his Madison upbringing overseas
Charlie Roth made his getaway like so many others, signing up with the military right out of high school. “I had to leave Madison. I always...
April 18, 2013 - 8:57am
October 20, 2012
Zombies, runners meet today in race in rural Spicer, Minn.
SPICER -- A 5K race today at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center will feature a clash of cultures between the truly living humans...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 10, 2012
Prairie Pothole Day
September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Kandiyohi County eyes group insurance program with 13 other Minn. counties
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County is working with 13 other regional counties on a proposal to develop a pilot program to provide their own group insurance plan for delivering public medical health care. Called the Southern Prairie Health Purchasing Alliance, the plan would allow the 14...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2012
Wyman hearing cancelled after he fails to appear, warrant remains
WILLMAR -- A review hearing for Andrew Charles Wyman, 18, of Willmar, was cancelled this afternoon after he failed to appear before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court. Wyman, who has a warrant issued for his arrest, absconded from Prairie Lakes Youth...
March 6, 2012 - 4:36pm
February 7, 2012
Clean Energy Resource Team networking event slated for Feb. 14 at Spicer, Minn.
SPICER -- Interested in clean energy and want to help promote its development in West Central Minnesota? Join West Central Clean Energy Resource...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2011 - 12:00am
June 14, 2011
Legal Services elects Welch WILLMAR -- Attorney Aaron P. Welch, of Anderson, Larson, Hanson & Saunders, PLLP, of Willmar has been elected to the board of directors of Western Minnesota Legal Services. This non-profit organization serves Big Stone, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle,...
June 14, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
Spring song may be falling silent on bomming grounds
WATSON -- It's getting noticeably quieter on the prairie each spring, much to the disappointment of Dave Trauba. Since 1999, he's been part of an effort to re-introduce prairie chickens to the grasslands of the Lac qui Parle wildlife management area and protected prairie areas, including...
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am
April 11, 2011
Proud of Minnesota's environment, speaker to reveal our messy history
SPICER -- Minnesotans take pride in protecting the environment. Stephen Lee knows what it took to get us here. Well into the early 1970s, the...
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Beastly puppets, tasty pancakes at Earth Day celebration at Prairie Woods
SPICER -- Beastly puppets, tasty pancakes and fun activities await you at the annual Earth Day celebration Saturday at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. The event is open to the public and admission is free. "Are You Thirsty?" is a puppet show presented at 10 a.m. by In...
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
Say YES! to a head start in clean energy
It was for a practical reason that architect Andrew Bjur of Engan and Associates in Willmar put in the effort to add "LEED certified" to his...
January 22, 2011 - 9:30am
Winter camping made easy
SPICER -- Why prove your outdoor survival skills during the muggy, buggy days of summer at Many Point Scout Camp when you can do the same close to home and replace the incessant whine of mosquitoes with the absolute silence of a snow cave? That's part of the reasoning that led five...
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am