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November 3, 2017
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Arctic Assassin, a performing bull owned by Grayson Swalin of Willmar, qualified to compete in the Professional Bull Riders finals this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Willmar man's performing bull qualifies for PBR finals
November 3, 2017 - 6:42am
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Several city, school elections slated Tuesday in west central Minn.
November 3, 2017 - 6:38am
November 1, 2017
Jeremy Rudolph
New London man to serve 78 months for meth
November 1, 2017 - 11:50pm
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A patron unloads corn at a Hanley Falls Farmers Cooperative Elevator facility near Montevideo. The Hanley Falls Farmers Cooperative Elevator and the Glacial Lakes Cooperative, Murdock,  are offering their members access to a group health insurance program made possible by new legislation.
Co-ops in Hanley Falls, Murdock offer group health to farmer members
November 1, 2017 - 5:57pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Mary Ims, Living at Home program director in Granite Falls, talks Tuesday about the difficulty of recruiting volunteers as today's newly retired are living more active and busy lives. She was among participants at a community conversation in Granite Falls about the state's aging population hosted by the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.
Getting ready for the age wave: Baby boomers turning 85? It’s just around the corner
November 1, 2017 - 7:01am
October 31, 2017
A group of emergency personnel at the scene of a Monday crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and Minnesota Highway 27 that involved two semis, one hauling hazardous fuel.
Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times
Update: Central Minn. driver killed as fuel, grain trucks collide in Grant County
October 31, 2017 - 11:16am
October 30, 2017
Generations section now available online
October 30, 2017 - 12:55pm
October 29, 2017
Photo by Rand Middleton    The Rev. Steve Verhelst, center, leads a service at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar Sunday to mark 500 years of Reformation. A number of pastors from area churches also participated in leading the service, which drew a crowd of more than 800 people from the area.
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October 29, 2017 - 7:46pm
October 28, 2017
4 injured in Hwy. 23 accident Saturday afternoon near Richmond
October 28, 2017 - 10:15pm
Minnesota Department of Agriculture photo

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday a find of Palmer amaranth in Douglas County, making it the fourth county where the invasive weed has taken root in Minnesota.
Palmer amaranth found in Douglas County
October 28, 2017 - 5:38am
October 27, 2017
Eric James Reinbold
Man arrested in connection with pipe bombs discovered in northwest Minn.
October 27, 2017 - 9:04pm
Glen Jacobsen
Home power producer catches a tax break: State to recalculate sales tax
October 27, 2017 - 7:22pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

This Cessna that made a forced landing Oct. 18 near the Willmar Airport did not accelerate after becoming airborne, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board, and its pilot was concerned it would stall before the forced landing.
Preliminary report: Airplane in forced landing at Willmar Airport did not accelerate
October 27, 2017 - 5:31am
October 26, 2017
A photo of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl released as part of an Amber Alert by the Meeker County County Sheriff's Office in August 2016. The man charged with her murder pleaded not guilty Wednesday and is scheduled for trial in April.
Man charged in 2016 death of Watkins girl pleads not guilty
October 26, 2017 - 5:02pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Kat Perkins hugs some of her fans after taking a picture with each class at St. Mary's in Bird Island.play button
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October 26, 2017 - 11:04am
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