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Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Records published May 27
Minnesota siblings, each experiencing infant loss, raise funds for Cuddle Cots
Education funding up, but union urges veto
Baseball: Workman-like Falcons take care of business
Local Roundup: Card tennis falls in 8AA semifinals
Homers back Archer as Rays topple Twins
Unbeaten Lynx crush winless Connecticut
United attendance above average
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
Commentary: Health care for the future in our community
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
Cartoon by Dave Granlund for May 27
Minnesota Opinion: Not much to brag about in 2017
Letter: Thanks for the kindness
May 26, 2017
Destination Playground volunteers complete their work in Willmar
WILLMAR — The Destination Playground at Robbins Island is nearly complete. Volunteers finished their work on time Thursday, working in...
May 26, 2017 - 7:32am
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
April 9, 2017
Similar distances, different experiences
National Park Week begins Saturday and continues through April 23, and the annual event offers an opportunity to learn more about these recreational...
April 9, 2017 - 11:45am
April 3, 2017
Sweet new facility highlights syrup-making at Maplewood Park
PELICAN RAPIDS, MINN.—It takes 40 gallons of sap from the sugar maple tree to make a single gallon of pure maple syrup, a process that's...
April 3, 2017 - 9:41am
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
ST. PAUL — A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services...
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
February 17, 2017
Redwood, Renville counties aim to make most of Minnesota River Valley
OLIVIA — There's no mystery about what attracts people to the Minnesota River Valley corridor shared by Renville and Redwood counties....
February 17, 2017 - 5:46am
January 30, 2017
Public input shapes goals for Kandiyohi County bike and pedestrian plan
WILLMAR — When Kandiyohi County sought the public's feedback on how to create a user-friendly trail system, people were clear about what...
January 30, 2017 - 7:33am
January 16, 2017
Fort Ridgely 'Friends' to rally Jan. 19 for golf course
FAIRFAX — Supporters of the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park will hold a public rally at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairfax Community...
January 16, 2017 - 8:50am
November 27, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
Not many species become "bird of the week" twice in one year, but the American goldfinch is a changeling, and so it earns the dual designation....
November 27, 2016 - 1:28pm
November 14, 2016
Iowa community's plunge into whitewater pays off; Granite Falls may take a page out of their playbook
GRANITE FALLS — The answer to whether Granite Falls can turn the Minnesota River into a destination whitewater park might be found 255...
November 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am