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Child found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
Five charged in connection with meth found following Willmar high-speed chase
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
October 20, 2010
Online registration for Kandiyohi County parks to be tested in 2011
WILLMAR -- A pilot project next year will test the viability of allowing people to register at Kandiyohi County parks on the Web. If the online reservation system works and is expanded to the rest of the county's five parks that have overnight camping, it could make it easier for...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Husky Wood Bat Fall League starts Aug. 21
The fourth annual Husky Wood Bat Fall Baseball League will begin on Aug. 21 in St. Cloud. There will be leagues for grades 6-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Each team will play 10 games between Aug. 21-Sept. 23 at selected locations in Central Minnesota. Each team will be limited to 11-3 players...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Marshall man airlifted after cycle crash near Wood Lake
WOOD LAKE -- A 26-year-old Marshall man was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday south of Wood Lake. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, Daniel Person was westbound on County...
June 17, 2010 - 9:02am
May 27, 2010
Grove City shed, tractor fire under investigation
GROVE CITY -- A Wednesday afternoon fire that destroyed a tractor and shed filled with woodchips is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office. According to Sheriff Jeff Norlin, deputies and fire crews from Grove City, Atwater and Litchfield were dispatched around...
May 27, 2010 - 9:42am
April 7, 2010
Granite Falls man to serve 36 months in prison for assault
GRANITE FALLS -- A 29-year-old man with prior domestic assault convictions is headed to prison for an assault in which he choked and head-butted a female victim. District Judge Bruce Christopherson sentenced Steven Everett Tipton of Granite Falls to 36 months in prison Tuesday after...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Waterfowl enthusiast's best season is just ahead
NEW LONDON -- October could never come soon enough for Dr. Roger Strand, a life-long waterfowl hunter. He still looks forward to October, but...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 8, 2010
Channeling his inner carpenter
March 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2010
Family of 11 is homeless after fire at their rural residence
HANLEY FALLS -- A family of 11 is without a home and their possessions after fire raged through their rural farmhouse around 2:39 a.m. Wednesday west of Hanley Falls. Chai Vue, his wife Shoua Kong, a grandmother and eight children, ages infant to 14, safely fled the fire. Only a...
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 22, 2009
Woman pinned under vehicle after rollover south of Wood Lake
WOOD LAKE -- A woman was pinned under her vehicle after a one vehicle rollover crash around 10:45 a.m. Sunday south of Wood Lake. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, dispatch received a report of the crash along County Road 6 near the intersection with 140th...
December 22, 2009 - 9:05am
October 29, 2009
Preservation association is hopeful battlefield site is closer to designtation as national historic site
GRANITE FALLS -- Union soldiers and Dakota warriors who clashed in a violent conflict 147 years ago may be remembered on the western Minnesota prairie where they gave their lives, and where the bodies of some still lie. Gene Flaten, representing the Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Man enters plea in Swift County drive-by shooting
BENSON -- Charles Elmer Hoberg, 39, of Benson, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of dangerous weapons/drive-by shooting toward a motor vehicle or building for his role in shooting up a rural Benson man's home and attempting to run the man over with a vehicle. As part of a...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
August 11, 2009
Suspect held after fleeing accident, threatening neighbors
GRANITE FALLS -- A 44-year-old man was taken into custody on Tuesday in Yellow Medicine County after fleeing officers and threatening his neighbors with a possible firearm, the Yellow Medicine Sheriff's office reported. The incident unfolded after officers responded to a report...
August 11, 2009 - 2:03pm
August 4, 2009
Couple who owe more than $43K in taxes sentenced in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- A husband and wife accused of not paying income taxes on compensation totaling $571,379 from 2002 through 2007 were sentenced July 30. Robert James Cunningham, 43, of Wood Lake, pleaded guilty in district court in Granite Falls to a misdemeanor count of failing to...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 3, 2009
Wood Lake couple sentenced for not paying taxes
GRANITE FALLS -- A husband and wife accused of not paying income taxes on compensation totaling $571,379 through the years 2002-2007 were sentenced after pleading guilty on July 30 to gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor charges. Robert James Cunningham, 43, of Wood Lake, pleaded guilty...
August 3, 2009 - 12:06pm
July 30, 2009
Two Granite Falls men sentenced to prison time for their roles in barroom altercation in Wood Lake
WOOD LAKE -- Two men received prison sentences for their roles in a barroom brawl sparked when a bartender cut off liquor sales to a 24-year-old patron, and she tossed a drink and glass in the bartender's face. According to the Yellow Medicine County Attorney's Office, Rico Vincent...
July 30, 2009 - 12:00am