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BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
Wildcats Preview: NLS defense chomping at the bit
Cardinals Preview: Willmar to face state's top passing attack
Tiger Woods talking at Ryder Cup, but only to team
Another crash course for new left tackle Clemmings
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Meander: Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Alec Baldwin is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ new Donald Trump
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Inez L. Quigley
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Kathleen Parker: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
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