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Avian flu won’t have negative effect on poultry supply, cost
Five injured in three-vehicle crash north of Dassel Friday evening
Asphyxiation used to kill condemned poultry
USDA: Avian flu ‘extremely low-risk’ for humans
Islamic Society to elect new board Sunday
NHL playoffs: Wild right their ship
Hernandez, Mariners shut out Twins
Vikings can fortify Bridgewater’s cast at draft next week
Prep golf: Friday's results
College softball: Warriors drop two to Rochester
Prairie Winds Concert Band sets concerts Sunday in Willmar, Minnesota
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
West Central Singers’ ‘Bedtime Stories’ concerts this weekend
Lac qui Parle Mission open house set for Sunday near Montevideo, Minnesota
Belgrade, Minnesota, author releases sequel to ‘Jude’s Gentle Giants’
D’Huyvetter joins Anez Consulting
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
Ridgewater College partners for job training
Heritage Bank offers debit card fraud control
Moonlighting: Portion of U.S. workforce holding multiple jobs declines
Alvin G. Blom
Harold J. Dilley
Marlys L. Dalager
Delores A. Rueff
Dorothy E.L. Tollefson
Gartner — Hammond
Heiling — Zimmer
Olson — Schlitter
Video: Gorbie 10-weeks post-amputation
Video: West Central Connection Chorus
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Minnesota Opinion: Obsessing over weight can signal problems
Playing games with avian flu
Letter: Reach out to immigrants
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Avian flu: Public forum at 3 p.m. Saturday in Willmar with Dayton, other lawmakers
August 28, 2009
Project will restore a piece of Green Lake shoreline and serve as education site for homeowners
The slope on the west shore of Green Lake is so steep it almost looked like Jeanette Jacobson was gripping the sides of a vertical wall on Wednesday...
news / local / outdoors
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
Assessments of Willmar area lakes to be done this year
WILLMAR -- Not since Willmar Mayor Ole Reynolds and Kandiyohi County board chair Virgil Olson stood before the cameras and supposedly sipped water from a dipper pulled from Foot Lake in 1983 has water quality in the lake gotten this kind of attention. Roughly every two weeks during...
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
June 29, 2009
Aiming for a natural solution
NEW LONDON -- Two of New London's biggest attractions have a conflict. The Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District believes it has the natural solution. It began restoring the shoreline of Neer Park in New London on Thursday with plans to see native aquatic and upland vegetation...
news / local / region
June 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Chippewa River Watershed Project seeking public input on high turbidity
BENSON -- The Chippewa River Watershed Project is conducting two public meetings to kickoff the process to address high turbidity levels in the river. People with an interest in water quality in the watershed and the effort are urged to attend either of two meetings scheduled for...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Silver carp found in Mississippi River near La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - The silver carp, one of the notorious leaping fish brought to the U.S. from China, has been found in the Mississippi River near La Crosse in its first known appearance in Wisconsin or Minnesota waters. La Crosse fisheries supervisor Ron Benjamin with the Wisconsin...
news / state / outdoors
December 3, 2008 - 8:00am
October 25, 2008
Bet that you didn't know ...
MONTEVIDEO -- Mussels don't win popularity contests for being cuddly or cute, but many species do come with some interesting names: Elephant ear, hickory nut, butterfly, Round pigtoe and elktoe among them. Here are some other interesting facts: - Some individual mussels can live...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Freshwater mussels really matter to river's ecosystem
MONTEVIDEO -- As far back as the turn of the century, there were "clammers" who dug freshwater mussels in the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers in search of pearls. Later, they raked the upper Minnesota River to harvest mussel shells in quantities large enough to fill rail cars.
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Spicer Council agrees to partnership in an effort to decrease Eurasian milfoil in waters of Green Lake
SPICER -- The city of Spicer will partner with the local watershed district and property owners' association to develop protective environmental measures for Green Lake. During Wednesday's regular meeting, the City Council agreed to a partnership for preservation of Green Lake's...
news / local
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am