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Fans gather to celebrate Dylan’s 75th birthday at his childhood home in Duluth
Teen banned from graduation 'not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral'
UMD lab helping combat raspberry-devouring pest
FBI agent from Minnesota who tracked down Versace serial killer dies at 71
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
WCT Sports Show: Softball playoff predictions
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
June 13, 2010
LQPV/DB boys wins state in last event
The 4x400 boys relay team representing Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd crossed the line at Hamline University's Klas Field in first-place at...
June 13, 2010 - 10:58am
June 8, 2010
H-R male nominee: Ryan Hoium of Lac qui Parle Valley
RYAN HOIUM Lac qui Parle Valley 10 letters FOOTBALL: Hoium lettered three seasons as a running back. He ran for 577 yards and two touchdowns,...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Female Nominee: Micaela Erickson of Lac qui Parle Valley
MICAELA ERICKSON Lac qui Parle Valley 14 letters VOLLEYBALL: Erickson was a four-year starter and letterwinner and twice was all-conference...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Biomass energy is again on radar for MnVAP
PRIAM -- The Minnesota Valley Alfalfa Producers are ready to take another try at developing a biomass energy product. The farmer-owned cooperative in Priam has obtained the permits needed from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to begin testing a new technology that offers promise...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Granite Falls City Council approves funding to survey possible Minnesota River Valley trail route to Wegdahl
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members on Monday approved contributing up to $1,500 toward the costs of surveying a portion of the possible Minnesota Valley Trail route between Granite Falls and Wegdahl. The citizens group known as the Minnesota River Valley Trails Initiative offered...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Softball: Redwood Valley rallies past Springfield
SPRINGFIELD -- A five-run fourth inning allowed Redwood Valley to overtake Springfield as the Cardinals won their fifth straight game by edging the Tigers 6-4 in a non-conference softball game Tuesday. After Redwood Valley scored in the top of the third inning, Springfield (1-11)...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 6, 2010
BOLD hosts LQPV in baseball twin bill
Four baseball teams are in a virtual tie for the lead in the West Central South Conference. Two of those teams square off today in a doubleheader when BOLD (6-3, 8-3) hosts Lac qui Parle Valley (5-3, 5-5) beginning at 4 p.m. The other two teams tied are both at home today. Paynesville...
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2010
No vacancy is opportunity lost
MONTEVIDEO -- Anyone who doubts how important a diverse housing stock can be to a community need only speak to Gene Bies, mayor of Canby in western Yellow Medicine County. He is proud to point out that the community of 1,710 has added 30 new homes in the last 10 years, thanks in...
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
Small towns, but big housing needs
MONTEVIDEO -- So far, the five counties comprising the Upper Minnesota River Valley have escaped the big rise in housing foreclosures that trouble...
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
Aged housing stock and poverty among the challenges
MONTEVIDEO -- Housing issues in the Upper Minnesota River Valley are many and complex, but demographics offer some insight into the situation. Data collected from 2006-2008 and updated this spring by Minnesota Housing can help explain much of what is happening, both good and bad,...
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
NASCAR's Tony Stewart commits to racing in West Fargo
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- It seems like everybody's excited about the things going on at the Red River Valley Speedway. A schedule is in place, and the most notable date is June 23, when the track has secured NASCAR star Tony Stewart to race in a Late Model. "Tony owns a couple of dirt...
April 1, 2010 - 10:47am
March 30, 2010
CVEC to pay $120,000 in penalties over allegations involving gasifier
BENSON -- Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company of Benson will be paying $120,000 in fines to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as part of an agreement over alleged violations involving its first-of-a-kind gasifier system. The company reported Tuesday that the MPCA has accused it...
March 30, 2010 - 10:20am
March 13, 2010
Waters coming faster, but not necessarily higher
GRANITE FALLS -- Predicting a flood is a lot like cheering for a certain Minnesota sport team: You never really know what's going to happen,...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2010
Weather Service warns of increased chance of flooding in Montevideo and Granite Falls
MONTEVIDEO -- A newly issued forecast raises the potential for flood problems along the Minnesota River in Montevideo and Granite Falls this spring. In a word, the new forecast issued by the National Weather Service in Chanhassen "increases'' the risk for flooding from the season's...
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Fire destroys rural Eden Valley home, owner escapes injury
EDEN VALLEY -- A rural Eden Valley home was destroyed by fire Thursday evening, according to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin. The sheriff's office dispatch received a 911 call around 9:10 p.m. reporting a house fire at the address of 35271 592nd Ave., in Manannah Township. County...
February 19, 2010 - 9:08am