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'We need to stay ahead': Duluth police recruits will test ‘customer service’ training
Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Three arrested following shooting in Fergus Falls
Hibbing native Perunovich leads UMD in scoring from defenseman position
Princeton gets payback, earns series split with Bemidji
Prep Bowl: Eden Prairie captures 11th state title
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Lois M. Toupal
Catherine A. Brainard
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Tribune Editorial: Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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October 4, 2011
DNR says further environmental study not required for Minnesota Falls dam removal
MINNESOTA FALLS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has determined that an environmental impact statement will not be required for...
October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2011
It's Meander time in Upper Minnesota River Valley
GRANITE FALLS -- Hundreds of visitors will be exploring the Upper Minnesota River Valley during the eighth annual Meander today and Sunday. The free, self-guided tour offers an opportunity visit 45 artist studios in the Upper Minnesota River Valley from Granite Falls to Ortonville....
October 1, 2011 - 12:00am
September 29, 2011
Meander kickoff to feature downtown Granite Falls, Minn., with music, food, history, art
GRANITE FALLS -- The K.K. Berge building will be the center of activities as Granite Falls hosts the kick-off events for the eighth annual Meander...
September 29, 2011 - 10:57am
Meander artist's inspiration is homegrown in west central Minnesota
APPLETON -- All artists are born with their own creative talent. Some learn how to express it through formal study at schools with well-known...
September 29, 2011 - 10:53am
September 6, 2011
Hastings, Minn., couple find three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
Derrick Radke and his fiancé were out for a relaxing weekend on the Mississippi River. They had boated to Prescott from Hastings and had pulled...
September 6, 2011 - 9:15am
August 27, 2011
State park's tipis offer a unique camping experience
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some of Rhonda Gronseth's fondest childhood memories were made on camping trips with her mother. She's just...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 11, 2011
Update: Authorities continue search for Xcel worker who fell off Minnesota Falls dam south of Granite Falls, MInn.
GRANITE FALLS -- A search continues in the Minnesota River below Xcel Energy's Minnesota Falls dam for a worker who fell off the dam and is presumed...
August 11, 2011 - 10:19am
July 7, 2011
DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for the Minnesota Falls Dam Removal Project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments until July 27 on an environmental assessment worksheet that was prepared for a project to remove the Minnesota Falls Dam located on the Minnesota River in Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties. The...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
Public ownership of Minnesota Falls dam?
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine County will pursue discussions aimed at the possible transfer of the Minnesota Falls dam from Xcel Energy to...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 18, 2011
Hudson Bay Bound: Upstream paddle on Minnesota River intended to inspire others
GRANITE FALLS -- Paddling the Mississippi River to prepare for their adventure, they were warned: "The Minnesota River is like chocolate milk.'' They...
June 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 30, 2011
Chippewa River run: Trip offers modern perspective
The Chippewa River was back within its banks but keeping a sprinter's pace when the nine of us slipped two canoes and five kayaks into its current...
April 30, 2011 - 8:01am
April 22, 2011
Hudson Bay bound: A long adventure to shrink the gender gap
If Ann Bancroft hasn't settled the matter once and for all, Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho certainly will. The two -- soon-to-be St.
April 22, 2011 - 8:00am
April 19, 2011
Authorities stop casket cruiser on a Red River ride
FARGO - One man seen riding a casket cover in the Red River on Sunday could have suffered grave consequences if law enforcement hadn't put a lid on his dangerous activities.
April 19, 2011 - 9:23am
For Minnesota and Chippewa river communities, a sense of normalcy returns
MONTEVIDEO -- Sanitary sewer service was restored Monday morning to the Smith Addition in Montevideo as the floodwaters of the Chippewa and Minnesota rivers continue to recede. Sanitary service was restored when the Minnesota River dropped to the 17-foot level, according to Steve...
April 19, 2011 - 9:00am
April 18, 2011
Sanitary sewer service returned to Smith Addition in Montevideo as flood waters recede
MONTEVIDEO -- Sanitary sewer service was restored to the Smith Addition in Montevideo on Monday morning as the flood waters of the Chippewa and Minnesota Rivers continue to recede. Sanitary service was restored when the Minnesota River dropped to the 17-foot level, according to Steve...
April 18, 2011 - 2:14pm