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September 29, 2016
Doug Pederson enjoys the quiet time of creating art in his shop. His works celebrating the beauty of the Upper Minnesota River Valley region have served to inspire many to explore its rivers, woodlands and open prairie. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune)
Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
September 29, 2016 - 11:11am
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake, putting them in the waters of a popular destination for anglers and hunters from throughout much of the state as well as the Minnesota River system.
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake
September 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 29, 2016
Tribune file photo 

The Chippewa River Project is aiming to increase the amount of perennial cover in the watershed to improve water quality. Part of that effort included last summer’s Simon Lake Bio-Blitz, shown here, where participants could view the benefits of perennial cover. Two reports on water quality in the watershed are  available for public comment until Sept. 7.
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
November 5, 2014
Voters decide municipal races in region
November 5, 2014 - 12:59pm
June 6, 2014
Stearns County trio saved after canoe capsizes, water is high, swift
June 6, 2014 - 9:08am
December 27, 2013
Weather advisory as Arctic blast on way
Weather advisory as Arctic blast on way
December 27, 2013 - 10:53pm
August 26, 2013
Weather Service warns oppressive heat to peak in region today
August 26, 2013 - 11:28am
November 8, 2012
Auditor and recorder will be appointed positions in Swift County, Minn.
November 8, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
County commission, contested SWCD races for west central Minn. counties
November 7, 2012 - 9:39am
Swift County voters approve measures to appoint auditor and recorder; similar measure fails in neighboring Pope County
November 7, 2012 - 8:52am
November 5, 2012
West central Minn. law officers cite 75 for no seat belt during Click It campaign
November 5, 2012 - 1:33pm
November 2, 2012
Swift County voters to decide future of auditor and recorder positions
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 30, 2012
Man shoots self in Kerkhoven, Minn., park, case under investigation
October 30, 2012 - 1:36pm
October 4, 2012
Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.
October 4, 2012 - 7:50am
October 3, 2012
Buckle Up: Seat belt patrols coming in Minnesota, Kandiyohi, Swift counties
October 3, 2012 - 9:44am