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Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
ATV driven by 11-year-old Minnesotan crashes, injuring 6 kids
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
Woman struck by lightning in northern Minnesota while sitting in minivan
Furry visitor escapes Minnesota heat in kiddie pool
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
November 5, 2012
Final debate shows Bills, Klobuchar far apart
ST. PAUL -- If the final Minnesota U.S. Senate debate did nothing else, it showed the political distance between the two candidates. Republican...
November 5, 2012 - 12:00am
September 15, 2012
Descendants of U.S.-Dakota War survivors to tell their families' stories
WILLMAR -- As Cora Jones tells the story of her two sets of great-grandparents who survived the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, she pauses to acknowledge just how lucky she is to tell their stories today. "My family is blessed to even be alive today," says Jones, who lives on the Santee...
September 15, 2012 - 11:19am
August 18, 2012
Prayer service slated Sunday at rural Litchfield, Minn., church to honor all U.S.-Dakota War dead
LITCHFIELD -- Ness Church in rural Litchfield will conduct an outdoor prayer service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday as part of the observance of the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The prayer service will include a traditional Dakota "Wiping of the Tears'' ceremony led by...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Access to Chippewa County Road 42 in Montevideo to close Monday
MONTEVIDEO -- Access to Chippewa County Road 42 from U.S. Highway 212 on the southeast corner of Montevideo will be closed beginning Monday. The access is being closed due to the work to raise U.S. Highway 212 as part of the levee upgrade. Access to businesses along Highway 212...
June 21, 2012 - 10:08am
Agreement protects Wood Lake Battlefield site as Minnesota prepares to observe 150th anniversary of 1862 US Dakota Conflict
WOOD LAKE -- One of the most important battlefield sites from the 1862 US Dakota Conflict is being protected as Minnesota prepares to observe...
December 21, 2011 - 3:26pm
November 25, 2011
Renville woman wins in grocery giveaway
RENVILLE -- Crystal Nelson of Renville was one of three people who were winners in the recent Minnesota Farmers Feed US grocery giveaway program. Winners were drawn at random from almost 50,000 entries made during visits to farmersfeedus.org. Nelson received a $1,000 prize on Wednesday...
November 25, 2011 - 11:41am
May 10, 2011
Highway 212 resurfacing project from Hector to Glencoe begins May 16, traffic will be detoured
WILLMAR - Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 212 from Hector to Glencoe as a resurfacing project begins May 16. The 28.3-mile project extends from Renville County Road 16 west of Hector to the start of the four-lane highway west of Glencoe. The project consists of pavement...
May 10, 2011 - 10:20am
December 21, 2010
Granite Falls woman wins free groceries, one of two winners in Farmers Feed US sweepstakes
RENVILLE -- Carolyn Lindquist says she was amazed and shocked when she was notified in early November that she had won $5,000 in grocery gift...
December 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 18, 2010
... a brother and a piece of our heart: Tributes from fellow soldiers shared at Clark funeral
NEW LONDON -- Mourners quietly filled the New London-Spicer High School gymnasium and waited Sunday afternoon -- some dabbing at tears -- until...
October 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
Battlefield gains national designation
GRANITE FALLS -- The land where warriors and soldiers fought the final battle of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 will be recognized as a national historic site. Wood Lake Battlefield has been approved to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Tom Hosier, founder of the...
October 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2010
A 'bright spot' for a weak economy
BENSON -- If you're looking for some good economic news, it's here. "Agriculture has been one of the bright spots in the last couple, three...
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Open house set for Highway 212 work near Granite Falls
WILLMAR -- An open house will be held for anyone interested in learning about the upcoming U.S. Highway 212 concrete rehabilitation project near Granite Falls. The open house will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 1 at the Kilowatt Community Center, 600 Kilowatt Drive, Granite Falls.
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 18, 2010
Grounded in Europe: Tell us your story
If you or someone you know is grounded in Europe due to the Iceland volcano ash fallout, tell the story to the West Central Tribune. A volcano erupted under a glacier in Iceland Wednesday sending a huge plume of ash over the Britain, Ireland and parts of Europe. The ash is a treat...
April 18, 2010 - 10:46am
March 26, 2010
Obama, Russian leader give formal blessing to landmark nuclear arms treaty to cut weapons
President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed on Friday to a sharp cuts in the nuclear arsenals of both nations in the most comprehensive arms control treaty in two decades. "We have turned words into action," Obama declared. Obama said the pact, to be signed...
March 26, 2010 - 10:31am
March 22, 2010
Highway 212 at Montevideo closed today
WILLMAR -- A portion of U.S. Highway 212 in Montevideo was closed at 6 a.m. today to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a levee on the highway due to possible flooding in the area. Highway 212 westbound traffic will be detoured east on Chippewa County Road 16, north...
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am