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Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
Florida offers SD native, Spurs assistant Hammon its head coaching job
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
August 3, 2015
Small-town retailer shines
SACRED HEART — People come to Sacred Heart for many good reasons, whether it’s to do business at the Co-op Country Elevator or enjoy home...
August 3, 2015 - 11:32pm
July 13, 2015
Science, business intersect in Sacred Heart
SACRED HEART — A passion for science developed as a student at Renville County West has led Eric Mahlum to take on some very important work. He...
July 13, 2015 - 11:09pm
March 3, 2015
Historic hotel receives grant
SACRED HEART — Last summer the long vacant Sacred Heart Hotel building was just a few days away from being sold on a tax forfeiture sale, with...
March 3, 2015 - 10:31pm
August 27, 2014
Town tries to save icons
SACRED HEART — There’s hope in Sacred Heart that two of the community’s historic icons can be saved. Last week, the Sacred Heart Area...
August 27, 2014 - 10:50pm
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
June 19, 2014
Tornado warning for parts of Chippewa and Renville counties
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... EASTERN CHIPPEWA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA... NORTHWESTERN RENVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA... * UNTIL 515 PM CDT * AT 438 PM CDT...TORNADO PRODUCING STORMS WERE LOCATED...
June 19, 2014 - 4:57pm
June 5, 2014
This is a drill: Disaster exercise puts responders to the test
RENVILLE — Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative takes pride in having put together a full-scale crisis management plan, complete with...
June 5, 2014 - 11:51pm
April 26, 2014
Bird Island, Sacred Heart farmers inducted into Corn Growers Recruiter Hall of Fame
SHAKOPEE — Doug Toreen, a farmer in Bird Island, and Myron “Mickey” Peterson, a farmer in Sacred Heart, have been inducted into the inaugural class of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Recruiter Hall of Fame. Toreen has recruited 1,099 members and Peterson has recruited...
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am
February 21, 2014
Renville County towns open doors to 134 stranded motorists
OLIVIA — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by last night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled. The National...
February 21, 2014 - 10:59pm
Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists
OLIVIA — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by last night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled. The...
February 21, 2014 - 11:10am
Tribune delivery delayed in some towns due to blizzard conditions
Delivery of the West Central Tribune this morning has been delayed in some areas due to the blizzard conditions. Tribune subscribers will have late delivery this morning in the towns of Bird Island, Olivia, Hector, Cosmos, Blomkest, Lake Lillian, Renville and Prinsburg. The...
February 21, 2014 - 9:10am
November 6, 2013
Sacred Heart voters return three incumbents
SACRED HEART — Voters in Sacred Heart re-elected three incumbents to the City Council with 53 votes cast in Tuesday’s election. According to information from the city, voters returned Mayor Dan Agre and council members Randy Johnson and Chad Kingstrom.
November 6, 2013 - 11:39am
September 4, 2013
Law enforcement agencies are searching south of Sacred Heart along Minnesota River
By Carolyn Lange and Kelly Boldan SACRED HEART – Multiple law enforcement personnel and units are conducting active searches this afternoon...
September 4, 2013 - 1:49pm
May 8, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Atwater clips Sacred Heart
ATWATER — The Atwater Chuckers jumped out to a big lead and defeated Sacred Heart 5-2 on Wednesday. Jordan Tanner had two hits and drove in a pair of runs and the Chuckers took advantage of 12 Sacred Heart walks. Brian Kingery worked four scoreless innings to pick up the win. Ryan...
May 8, 2013 - 11:52pm