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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
June 8, 2016
Dayton starts public works campaign
ROCHESTER — Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched a three-day...
June 8, 2016 - 11:59pm
May 19, 2016
New archive, display offers look at The Barn Theatre’s colorful history
The Barn is in phase two of a nearly $1 million renovation to increase its viability for future generations. But on the second floor of the downtown...
May 19, 2016 - 11:09am
February 16, 2016
Prairie Correctional Facility waits at the ready
APPLETON — Security cameras keep a constant vigil on silent hallways leading to nearly 400 prison cells, every one empty but kept ready. Books...
February 16, 2016 - 12:12am
January 8, 2016
Concert at Willmar’s American Legion tonight to help fund Alaskan trip for area veterans
In September of last year, Bob Erickson, a St. Cloud-based author, funded an eight-day tour of Alaska for three military veterans from Stearns...
January 8, 2016 - 3:12pm
May 7, 2015
Shania Twain to perform in Minneapolis
FARGO -- Shania Twain will be heading to Minneapolis, Fargo, N.D, and Sioux Falls, S.D., this year, extending her "Rock this Country" tour, due to overwhelming fan demand. This will be her first North American tour in more than 11 years. Twain will also perform two concerts...
May 7, 2015 - 11:13pm
April 22, 2015
Kennedy halls have tables and chairs used for instruction
WILLMAR — At the end of a second-floor hallway in Kennedy Elementary School, Principal Todd Goggleye pointed to a table and kid-sized chairs. Kennedy,...
April 22, 2015 - 12:02am
November 3, 2014
Taylor Swift to return to Fargodome; tickets on sale next month
Swifties got a big reason to “Shake It Off” Monday with news that Taylor Swift will return to the Fargodome next year. The...
November 3, 2014 - 6:52pm
September 24, 2014
‘Walk the Corridor’ to visit ethnic Willmar’s businesses
WILLMAR — Business organizations will sponsor an event next week to tour ethnically-owned businesses located in downtown Willmar. The “Walk The Corridor” event, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, will feature a progressive tour of ethnically owned businesses located in downtown Willmar...
September 24, 2014 - 11:07pm
September 4, 2014
Kandiyohi County Board to tour parks and roads Monday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will tour road and bridge projects, as well as several county parks, on Monday. The commissioners will meet at 8 a.m. at the county highway building, 1801 U.S. Highway 12 East, as the road and bridge committee. The tour will...
September 4, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 7, 2014
Grove City area gardens featured in tour today
The Meeker County Master Gardeners will have tour of six gardens from 5 to 9 p.m. today in the Grove City area. Tickets, available at each garden, are $5 with the proceeds divided between the Toucan Do Better local Relay for Life team and the Flowers of Mercy Program. The six gardens...
July 7, 2014 - 11:04pm
September 2, 2013
Cyclists hit area, stay for a tour
NEW LONDON -- From a threshing demonstration, to a talk about state parks and trails to visits to area artists' studios, 90 bicyclists spent...
September 2, 2013 - 11:20pm
March 28, 2013
WWII vet, pilot from Willmar, Minn., honored for his service with tour of museum that is no less than an aviator’s dream
GRANITE FALLS — His country called, and Maurice Turner answered by serving as a radioman with the U.S. Air Force in New Guinea during World...
March 28, 2013 - 11:15pm
Video: Governor Mark Dayton Tours the Nova-Tech Campus
MinnWest president Jim Seiben gives Governor Mark Dayton and David Fredrickson, commissioner of agriculture, a tour of the Nova-Tech engineering...
September 28, 2012 - 4:02pm
August 18, 2012
Bon Ton Roulet: Tribune editor makes amends for being too studious by bicycling around New York's Finger Lakes
My arms glistened with sweat streaked with sun block. My eyes stung from perspiration. My heart pounded as it seemed to crawl from its usual location to my throat. That was inconvenient because I was gasping for air as I pedaled up what seemed like another in an endless series of...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2012
Ridgewater College blog: Ridgewater goes to Europe for WWII tour
We are now in Paris after our overnight train excursion from Munich, an experience no one will ever forget. To bring readers up-to-date, however,...
March 6, 2012 - 8:44am