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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
May 21, 2015
Avian influenza leads to layoffs in Renville
RENVILLE — Thirty-nine full-time employees at the Rembrandt egg facility in Renville will be laid off next month as a result of the bird flu that hit the agricultural complex last week. In a news release issued Thursday, the company said the layoffs are temporary. Layoffs are...
May 21, 2015 - 11:37pm
39 workers laid off in Renville because of bird flu
RENVILLE –– Thirty-nine full-time employees at the Rembrandt egg facility in Renville will be laid off next month as a result of the bird flu that hit the agricultural complex last week. In a news release issued today, the company said the layoffs are temporary. Layoffs...
May 21, 2015 - 5:24pm
April 27, 2015
Letter: Listening to long-term care issues
I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank the following legislators who met with me, fellow caregivers, residents and other senior care providers at the LeadingAge Minnesota's Regional Town Hall Forum that was held April 2 at Avera Marshall Medical Center. The legislators...
April 27, 2015 - 6:52am
April 25, 2015
Letter: A crisis in eldercare
West central Minnesota has always been a great place to live, work and raise a family. We need to make sure that it is also a great place to grow older. As a registered nurse in long-term care, I see daily the crisis we are in at this time. I have worked in long-term care my...
April 25, 2015 - 4:55am
March 13, 2015
Dayton appoints locals to boards
ST. PAUL — Governor Mark Dayton has re-appointed four area residents to state boards and commissioners on which they are serving, according to information from the Governor’s office released Thursday. The re-appointments include: Scott Van Binsbergen, Montevideo, as a public...
March 13, 2015 - 11:23pm
Letter: Were RCW voters misled?
Regarding the Jan. 6 building bond vote $5,360,000 figure, did the administration of Renville County West take a shot in the dark to come up with this figure, with little or no basis in facts, or did they flat out lie, which to most people constitutes misrepresentation and perjury? I’m...
March 13, 2015 - 1:41pm
January 18, 2015
Perfect timing for Twins’ arrival: Mother postponed cancer surgery for their sake
RENVILLE — One week after she found out she would give birth to twin boys, Teri Johnson was diagnosed with cancer. The Sept. 22 diagnosis...
January 18, 2015 - 10:10pm
January 7, 2015
Renville County West School District voters approve $5.4M school bond
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West School District approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against on a day featuring sub-zero wind chills. Voters rejected a similar bond measure...
January 7, 2015 - 10:27pm
December 23, 2014
Records published Dec. 24
This is the records summary for Dec. 24. Four teens injured Monday in Willmar crash WILLMAR — Four teens were injured in a two-vehicle side-swipe type accident Monday night on U.S. Highway 71 and 37th Avenue north of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Jayme Hamlander, 19,...
December 23, 2014 - 11:04pm
December 11, 2014
Records published Dec. 12
This is the records summary for Dec. 12. New London woman injured in car accident near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE — A New London woman was injured as the result of an accident Thursday morning near Paynesville. Maria D. Uvalle, 46, was driving a Ford Explorer west on Minnesota Highway...
December 11, 2014 - 10:54pm
December 5, 2014
Transit employees negotiate wages
WILLMAR — Negotiations are underway in hopes of reaching a contract agreement with employees from the transit systems in Kandiyohi County and Renville County before the Jan. 1 merger of the two entities takes place and employees are working under the new Central Community Transit. “There’s...
December 5, 2014 - 10:17pm
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 3, 2014
Crash in Renville injures two people
A rear-end type accident in Renville sent two people the hospital Tuesday. Jebb M Davidson, 20, of Paynesville, was driving westbound on Highway 212 around 3 p.m. when his vehicle rear-ended a vehicle driven by Tina L Hesse, 33, of Fairfax. Hesse was slowing down to make...
September 3, 2014 - 10:42am
August 15, 2014
Big loads, small towns: Firefighters along TC & W line train on the train
SACRED HEART — Six days a week, engineers with the Twin Cities & Western Railroad guide locomotives and cargo through two dozen small towns...
August 15, 2014 - 11:00pm
August 13, 2014
RCW voters reject $4.9M bond initiative Tuesday
RENVILLE — Voters defeated Renville County West School District’s $4.9 million bond issue. The initiative to issue general obligation school building bonds to improve school sites and construction of additions to the school facility failed 484 to 400, according to unofficial...
August 13, 2014 - 12:27am