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March 6, 2016
Greg Schwezer, right, with the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership discusses strategies for displaying and keeping fresh produce with Bergen Standahl of Bergen’s Prairie Market Wednesday in Milan. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Grocery store thrives in tiny Milan
March 6, 2016 - 11:23pm
November 29, 2013
Editorial: Take time to shop small and local biz in your town
November 29, 2013 - 7:00am
November 23, 2012
Editorial: Take time to shop locally Saturday
November 23, 2012 - 12:56am
November 17, 2012
Cheri Buzzeo of Willmar fills out a bid form Friday during the final day of the Small Works Art auction held at the Willmar Education and Art Center Gallery. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Final bids
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2011
Declining volume leads to closing of post offices
November 28, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Weather Service issues small stream flood advisory for Pope, Kandiyohi, Meeker counties
August 1, 2011 - 9:05am
January 12, 2011
Franken pushes rural jobs, small business in Minnesota
January 12, 2011 - 9:21am
November 18, 2010
Artist/photographer Amber Schueler lines up her shot during a recent photo shoot. Schueler is among 28 regional artists with works exhibited and for sale at the annual Small Works Silent Auction. Bidding closes during a reception set from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at WEAC. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Art Auction
November 18, 2010 - 8:00am
August 3, 2010
Kathy Riley owns and operates Kathy's Place in Sacred Heart. A hearty Midwestern menu is featured. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Kathy's Place practices the meat and potatoes of business
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Farm families an important small business
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2010
Symposium will look at successes in small towns
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Erik Thompson, president of Prairie Sun Bank, has discovered that small wind projects can come with big frustrations and costs. He stands by a 120-foot-long tower that has been lying prone since last April. It will soon be hoisted with a 20-kilowatt Jacob's wind turbine atop it, but it will be many weeks, if not months, before the turbine can be put to work. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
President of Milan and Appleton bank is finding his small wind energy initiative comes with a large cost
September 8, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Highway 12 construction takes chunk out of some businesses
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 2, 2009
Ridgewater to close small business management program
May 2, 2009 - 12:00am
March 16, 2009
There is growing interest by farmers to install small wind generators like these located west of Kerkhoven. But the growing number of small wind generators is beginning to raise concerns among Rural Electric Associations, which find themselves paying retail rates and buying the power at times and locations that are disadvantageous to them. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
As interest in small wind grows, so does resistance
March 16, 2009 - 12:00am