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May 4, 2010
Aged housing stock and poverty among the challenges
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
For the third consecutive day, dozens of volunteers joined the effort in Clara City to fill sandbags to keep floodwaters at bay. Firefighters believe Hawk Creek has crested, but bags not needed in the community will be made available to Maynard, Granite Falls and Montevideo, where the Chippewa River is rising earlier than expected, but remains below its banks in the Smith Addition area. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Rivers still rising, but alarm not being sounded
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 15, 2010
The Upper Sioux Community intends to invest an estimated $14 million to enhance the Prairie's Edge Casino Resort. It would retain its existing theme and décor while undergoing an extensive refurbishing project that also calls for building a new wing to the hotel holding 80 new rooms, adding 15,000 square feet and 200 new slot machines, and expanding the convention center offerings. Image is an artist's concept plan for the improvements. Submitted illustration
Prairie's Edge planning major improvements
March 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Recent rains and warmer-than-normal temperatures have led the National Weather Service to revise its flood projections to caution that waters could reach flood stage on the Minnesota River on Wednesday in Montevideo, and March 21 in Granite Falls. Ice-filled waterways are opening, as in this photo of Hawk Creek as it meets state Highway 23 south of Willmar. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Waters coming faster, but not necessarily higher
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2010
Weather Service warns of increased chance of flooding in Montevideo and Granite Falls
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Granite Falls man faces charges for alleged stabbing
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Man faces stabbing charges in Yellow Medicine County
February 2, 2010 - 9:13am
January 30, 2010
This Minnesota Department of Natural Resources map shows that last fall was among the wettest on record in much of the state. The higher the percentile, the wetter the fall was compared with previous years.  (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
'Wet' snowpack brings flood potential on Minnesota River
January 30, 2010 - 12:00am
September 5, 2009
Diane Rowse, right, with the Minnesota Odonata Survey Project led a workshop at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park to train volunteers in how to catch, identify and preserve dragonflies and damselflies. Gracie Kleven, left, was among those who helped catch the insects. The Project is looking for volunteers to help survey and identify the species in the state, and where they are found. Submitted photo
Stalking prehistoric predators
September 5, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Minnesota announces health improvement grant awards
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Join Odonata survey at Upper Sioux State Park
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
MPCA taking comments on transfer station
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Tinklenberg to battle Bachmann for a third time
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Upper Sioux and Olivia police will get COPS funding
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Stolen police handgun belonged to Upper Sioux Community police officer
June 12, 2009 - 10:04am