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January 16, 2017
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Fort Ridgely 'Friends' to rally Jan. 19 for golf course
January 16, 2017 - 8:50am
November 27, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
November 27, 2016 - 1:28pm
November 14, 2016
Charles City, Iowa, has taken advantage of the Cedar River to create a whitewater park along a section of the river running through the heart of the community. Its economic benefit to the community is calculated at $746,000 annually. 

Iowa community's plunge into whitewater pays off; Granite Falls may take a page out of their playbook
November 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Dutch DeJong waits for the ball and his chance for a hit during a youth baseball game June 30 in Watson. This year the town is home to two teams in the independent Little Sioux Baseball League. Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
Mark Lindstrand of Willmar fishes at sunrise Saturday on Ringo Lake for his 16th consecutive fishing opener. (DAN WALLERT | TRIBUNE)
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 3, 2016
A portion of the Glacial Lake State Trail north of Willmar is seen Tuesday. Public input will be taken on Kandiyohi County trails at an open house May 11 in New London. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Open house on Kandiyohi County trail plan to be May 11
May 3, 2016 - 9:21pm
February 18, 2016
The ice was smooth as glass on Wednesday making for action-packed games of shinny button
On the rink at Garfield Park
February 18, 2016 - 6:39am
January 10, 2016
Willmar pursues funds for trail
January 10, 2016 - 11:22pm
January 6, 2016
Gary Guenther shovels snow around the base of a portable shelter Tuesday on Foot Lake off Robbins Island. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Thick ice beckons fishermen
January 6, 2016 - 12:01am
December 29, 2015
Technician Jamie Gilliland performs the steps required for a safety recall Tuesday on a 2015 Polaris Switchback at Motor Sports of Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Sales begin to pile up as the snow falls
December 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
Fall paddling on the Mississippi
September 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
April 6, 2015
TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange 
The Darrell and Charlotte DeLong farm by New London was purchased in December by the Minnesota Parks and Trails Council, which will eventually sell it to Sibley State Park. The property is nearly a quarter-section and abuts existing park land.
Farm purchased by grassroots organization eventually will be sold to Sibley State Park
April 6, 2015 - 12:08am
March 23, 2015
Logan Blumhoefer, 16, of Willmar, rides an all-terrain vehicle Monday along Kandiyohi County Road 5 north of Willmar. The snow probably won’t last. The National Weather Service predicts rain and snow today, then snow and sleet tonight. Rain and sleet is predicted for Wednesday. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Winter recreation
March 23, 2015 - 11:31pm
November 27, 2014
TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny
Janet Westby, center, whose home and property is adjacent to the proposed location of an off-highway vehicle park in Renville County, tells Karen Umphress of the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council of Great Falls, Mont., that she and other neighbors oppose the plans. Westby spoke during a meeting Tuesday evening in Olivia when Umphress and other consultants met with citizens and gathered input. Also shown are landowners Jean Voelz, left, and Mary Wierschem, right.
Renville County launches study of OHV park that some neighbors oppose
November 27, 2014 - 11:11pm
September 28, 2014
DNR says zebra mussels discovered in metro’s White Bear Lake, Lake Waconia
September 28, 2014 - 11:33pm