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No guarantees in process of identifying human remains
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
1 dead, 2 treated after apparent CO poisoning during weekend boating excursion
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Willmar Fests tennis champs crowned
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Lois M. Sisco
Effie S. Christenson
Marion B. Manthei
Juel C. Straight
Doris E. Lewis
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
Blane Aidan Wendt
June 4, 2017
Keeping homes hydrated
As the days grow longer and hotter, our home's creaky faucet starts a melody; we turn it on to water the lawn, wash the car, clean grass-stained...
June 4, 2017 - 10:11am
June 2, 2017
Draft reports available on Hawk Creek pollution issues
OLIVIA — Draft reports that address pollution issues in the Hawk Creek Watershed are now available for review on the Minnesota Pollution...
June 2, 2017 - 7:14am
May 12, 2017
MN CREP sign-up starts
WILLMAR — Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. The kickoff for continuous sign-up begins Monday.
May 12, 2017 - 10:11am
April 29, 2017
With big project on tap at Robbins Island, time to focus on water quality in Willmar's chain of lakes
WILLMAR — With plans in the works by the city of Willmar to invest nearly $900,000 to make Robbins Island Park a regional destination,...
April 29, 2017 - 6:22am
April 26, 2017
Minnesota farmers make buffer changes a top issue
ST. PAUL — A new requirement for farmers to provide plant buffers around water has bubbled up to be a top rural issue in the Minnesota...
April 26, 2017 - 10:57pm
Minnesota farmers make changes in buffer zones around water a top issue
ST. PAUL—A new requirement for farmers to provide plant buffers around water has bubbled up to be a top rural issue in the Minnesota Capitol,...
April 26, 2017 - 4:42pm
April 17, 2017
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
WILLMAR — A public information meeting about the Willmar chain of lakes, and efforts to improve and protect their water quality, will...
April 17, 2017 - 7:30am
April 6, 2017
BWSR releases possible alternatives to buffers
ST. PAUL — Landowners are learning what types of alternative practices will be allowed as options to meet Minnesota's new buffer law. The...
April 6, 2017 - 6:39pm
March 16, 2017
Buffer strips ahead of deadline; Mark Dayton opposes big changes to law
ST. PAUL -- Landowners are making good progress toward complying with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature water-quality law, leaving the...
March 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
February 28, 2017
Buffer law draws questions from landowners in Renville County
OLIVIA — Minnesota's new buffer law is getting a lot of attention in Renville County where farmers will soon face decisions on how to comply...
February 28, 2017 - 6:31am
February 20, 2017
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill in the South Dakota legislature would give landowners a tax break for keeping riparian buffer strips along streams, rivers and lakes. Senate Bill 66 would define a riparian buffer strip and set out that such a buffer strip would be assessed at 60 percent...
February 20, 2017 - 11:30am
January 25, 2017
Farm couple urges YM County to take on buffer enforcement
GRANITE FALLS — A Yellow Medicine County farm couple is appealing a finding that a private ditch on their farm meets the criteria of being...
January 25, 2017 - 2:00am
December 23, 2016
Renville County takes cautious approach toward buffer law
OLIVIA – Renville County is taking a cautious approach toward implementing the state’s new buffer requirements. At its meeting Tuesday, the Renville County Board of Commissioners instructed the Soil and Water Conservation District to go ahead with plans to send letters notifying...
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
August 31, 2016
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
FALCON HEIGHTS—Gov. Mark Dayton paused Tuesday before making an announcement. "Good Minnesota clean water ..." he declared after drinking...
August 31, 2016 - 6:36am
August 29, 2016
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
MARSHALL — Two water quality reports for the Chippewa River Watershed water quality report are available for public comment. The Chippewa...
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm