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Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat, part of at least 10 nationwide
General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser
Spring weather outlook for South Dakota hard to predict
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown; Litchfield, ACGC fall in section championships
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
December 23, 2010
Update: U.S. Terrorism Task Force makes arrest in Yellow Medicine County
Update 5 p.m.
December 23, 2010 - 5:11am
Meeker Co. receives early Christmas present in form of grant money
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County got an early visit from Santa Claus. Highway Engineer Ron Mortensen on Tuesday told the county commissioners the county will receive $291,000 from an additional federal grant for a two-year project to grade and overlay a 2.8-mile section of Highway 27...
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Work slows on Highway 23 bypass near Paynesville
WILLMAR -- Construction work on the new Highway 23 bypass project in Paynesville has slowed down for the winter. Grading operations and bridge...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2010
No contract settlements in Swift County
BENSON -- Contract negotiations are continuing in Swift County between union employees and the county commissioners. So far there's been no agreements reached with any of the unions representing county employees. The county is currently offering a "slight increase" in salaries in...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
New solar-powered lights flash speed warning by ACGC
GROVE CITY -- New signs with solar powered flashing beacons have been installed on state Highway 4 near the Atwater-Cosmos- Grove City High School in Grove City. The signs identify a school speed limit of 35 miles per hour within the school zone when the beacon lights are flashing,...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Meeker Co. ratifies final employee contracts
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County has finished its union negotiations with employees, agreeing to a zero increase in salary for the next two years. The contracts for the highway department, jailers, dispatchers and assistant county attorney were approved Thursday by the Meeker County Board...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2010
Willmar School Board discusses regional cooperation possibilities
WILLMAR -- Area school districts might be able to improve efficiency and even increase opportunities for their students in the future, but there's a possibility that emotional ties to local districts could get in the way of it. The Willmar School Board discussed an ongoing study...
November 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Reward offered in theft of semi trailer from Renville County
OLIVIA - A reward is being offered for information in the theft of a semi trailer and its cargo that was stolen earlier this month near Olivia. The Renville County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a black tandem axle flatbed trailer with a hoist. The trailer and its...
November 24, 2010 - 5:36pm
November 9, 2010
Teen critically injured in Stearns County crash
MELROSE - A one-vehicle crash near Melrose early this morning critically injured a teen from Elbow Lake. Matthew Coleman, 19, was injured shortly after 1 a.m. on Interstate 94 in Stearns County.
November 9, 2010 - 8:03am
November 2, 2010
Reporter votes again in Minnesota for first time after living in Florida and abroad
Tribune multimedia reporter Jannet Walsh votes for the first time in her home state of Minnesota after living many years in Florida and abro...
November 2, 2010 - 10:16pm
November 1, 2010
Crash kills one near Clara City
CLARA CITY -- One person was killed and two were injured in an accident last night near Clara City. The name of the deceased has not been released. The two-vehicle head-on crash happened at 6:40 p.m.
November 1, 2010 - 7:52am
October 30, 2010
Friday night accident injures one in Chippewa County
WATSON -- A South Dakota man was injured last night when the vehicle he was driving crossed the center line and struck a semi. The accident happened around 6 p.m.
October 30, 2010 - 9:06am
October 22, 2010
MnDOT announces $50M flood mitigation initiative Program not part of recent legislation
ST.PAUL -- A $50 million flood mitigation program will help fund highway im-provement projects over the next five years that will make state roadways more resistant to future flood damage. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the state allocation, coupled with...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
$50 million flood mitigation program will help state highways
ST.PAUL - A $50 million flood mitigation program will help fund highway improvement projects over the next five years that will make state roadways more resistant to future flood damage.
October 21, 2010 - 9:23am
October 15, 2010
Anderson campaigns despite the safety of his House seat
STARBUCK -- As Paul Anderson sat in his grain truck in Benson this week waiting to dump a load of corn, he a little left out of the flurry of...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am