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Trump decides to skip White House press dinner
Men more at risk of cognitive impairment, death after hip fracture
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
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.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
May 1, 2013
Couple makes business selling locally grown flowers
STARBUCK -- Minnesota may not seem like the best place to make a living as a local flower farmer - especially after winters like this last one....
May 1, 2013 - 10:19am
Landscaping company strives to be more eco-friendly
WILLMAR -- Dave Monson, owner of Monson Landscaping and Excavating in Kandiyohi and Willmar, has been in the landscaping business for 10 years....
May 1, 2013 - 10:19am
April 30, 2013
Kandiyohi County plan to stop aquatic invasive species subject of meeting Wednesday in New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON — No matter if it is swimming, boating or fishing that brings you to the waters of Kandiyohi County, bring yourself to the New London-Spicer High School in New London at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. That’s the message from the county’s Aquatic Invasive Species task...
April 30, 2013 - 6:37am
February 2, 2013
Lake’s efforts to control curly leaf pondweed make for happy days on the water
About the time that anglers are happily tossing slip-bobber rigs to sunfish in the shallow waters of Nest Lake’s northeast corner, the hard work begins. Starting usually in May, sometimes in late April, workers begin plying the waters of Nest Lake in two mechanical harvesters. They...
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
Big Buck Contest: Click here
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December 5, 2012 - 3:58pm
November 21, 2012
Hunting: Sibley State Park closes for deer hunt Saturday, Sunday
The Minnesota DNR will shut down Sibley State Park to visitors during the special resource management deer hunt this Saturday and Sunday. The...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 13, 2012
MPCA says results are being seen on troubled Minnesota River
WILLMAR -- Efforts to reduce phosphorus reaching the Minnesota River are producing results, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Staff...
November 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2012
Sibley to host youth deer hunt this weekend
NEW LONDON -- Sibley State Park will have limited public access during a special youth deer hunt Saturday and Sunday, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange or brightly colored clothing if they will be in the park this...
October 22, 2012 - 7:00am
October 20, 2012
Opponents of Minnesota River Valley off-highway vehicle park say neighboring landowners ignored
SACRED HEART -- Landowner opposition should be considered when state funds are being sought to acquire property to develop an off-highway vehicle...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Task force seeks Kandiyohi County, Minn., stamp of approval for work against aquatic invasive species
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners heard an update Tuesday about a newly formed committee made up of county individuals who are trying to keep aquatic invasive species out of county lakes. Mike O'Brien, a retired conservation officer, said the Kandiyohi County...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
September 18, 2012
O' Dark Thirty blog: Preparing for hunting season
September 18, 2012 - 8:51am
September 13, 2012
House approves Boundary Waters land swap
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. House approved legislation Wednesday that would swap 86,000 acres of state-owned land inside the Boundary Waters for an equal value of federal land outside the wilderness. The bill, which has not been introduced in the Senate, is an effort to end a decades-long...
September 13, 2012 - 9:09am
August 9, 2012
Water quality issues lead to closing of Robbins Island swimming beach in WIllmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Robbins Island swimming beach on Foot Lake remains closed after routine testing last week uncovered a high fecal count. Water...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
Patience and compassion has enable 10-year-old Willmar, Minn., girl to keep her blind Arabian horse in competitions
WILLMAR -- From a distance, the beautiful gray Arabian nuzzling his young owner looks just like any other horse -- and he is, except he's completely...
July 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 23, 2012
Funds available to protect riparian lands in Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- Contracts on 60 percent of the land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program in Minnesota will expire in the next five years,...
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am