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Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons; move could impact Appleton facility
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
Byron Buxton is all ears going into third year
NASCAR Sprint Cup 2017 Schedule
Daytona 500: Logano, Keselowski armed with battle plan
WCT Sports Show: CMCS, RTR boys set to square off
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
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 15, 2017
MACCRAY board seeks to end divide
CLARA CITY — A divided MACCRAY School Board is looking for ways to unify after voters in the Feb. 7 referendum rejected a $38.8 million bond issue that would have created a single campus for the district. "People are asking: What now? What are we going to do now? Until we can...
February 15, 2017 - 7:21am
February 14, 2017
Records published Feb. 14
This is the records summary for Feb. 14. Assault WILLMAR — Around 10 p.m. Thursday, an individual told police that they had been assaulted. They told the Willmar Police Department that a man had entered their home, on the 1000 block of Lake Avenue Northwest, and choked them,...
February 14, 2017 - 3:00am
February 7, 2017
MACCRAY rejects bond issue in close vote
CLARA CITY - Voters in the MACCRAY School District rejected a $38.8 million bond referendum for a single-campus system in a down-to-the wire...
February 7, 2017 - 10:44pm
Update: MACCRAY bond proposal for a single-campus plan defeated
Update 9:40 p.m.: MACCRAY bond proposal for a single-campus proposal defeated MACCRAY voters have defeated the proposed $38.8 million bond issue...
February 7, 2017 - 9:30pm
February 6, 2017
MACCRAY decides $38.8 M bond referendum today
CLARA CITY - Voters in the MACCRAY School District are going to the polls today to decide the fate of a $38.8 million bond referendum. Polls are open from 2 to 8 p.m. and located at the school sites in the communities of Clara City, Maynard and Raymond.
February 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
January 31, 2017
Decision time nears for MACCRAY School District
MAYNARD — It's decision time in the MACCRAY School District, as residents Monday in Maynard heard the final of three public presentations...
January 31, 2017 - 9:49pm
January 27, 2017
Letter: A vote to strengthen rural Minnesota
A mistake the MACCRAY School Board made when forming the facilities working committee was that the committee wasn't given the parameter that...
January 27, 2017 - 10:03am
January 24, 2017
MACCRAY voters to get look at single-campus plan
RAYMOND — Residents in the MACCRAY School District took a look last week at the proposed project for a single-campus system when the school...
January 24, 2017 - 6:46am
January 14, 2017
MACCRAY 'yes' group sees improved opportunities in single campus
CLARA CITY — Supporters of a bond issue in the MACCRAY School District say the district can improve the educational opportunities it provides...
January 14, 2017 - 7:34am
MACCRAY 'vote no' supporters see value in keeping community setting
CLARA CITY — An informal group uring a "no" vote on the bond issue in front of MACCRAY voters next month says students in the MACCRAY Elementary...
January 14, 2017 - 7:32am
January 11, 2017
Records published Jan. 12
This is the records summary for Jan. 12. Four injured in Atwater crash
January 11, 2017 - 10:45pm
January 5, 2017
Granite Falls man dies Wednesday of injuries suffered in Dec. 29 accident
CLARA CITY — A Granite Falls man who was airlifted after an accident Dec. 29 on Minnesota Highway 23 southwest of Raymond has died of his injuries. The family of George Schindele, 80, of Granite Falls, reported that he died Jan. 4 while a patient at the Hennepin County Medical...
January 5, 2017 - 9:21pm
November 25, 2016
Records published Nov. 25
Thefts RAYMOND - A rural Raymond woman discovered Thanksgiving morning that someone had entered her parked vehicle overnight and emptied her...
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
Records published Nov. 22
This is the records summary for Nov. 22. Two injured in morning crash on Highway 12
November 22, 2016 - 4:01am
November 19, 2016
Hundreds still without power in western Minnesota
One day after a strong snowstorm knocked out power for over 8,000 people, at least 600 are still without power in western Minnesota. The affected...
November 19, 2016 - 2:56pm