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July 8, 2018
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Isaac Boike, a preschool literacy tutor, reads to students June 19 at ACGC Elementary School in Atwater. Boike is one of the only male employees at the elementary school and serves as a role model for students.
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
July 8, 2018 - 6:58pm
June 16, 2018
Bailey Hovland / Tribune

Wyatt Schultz, a 10-year-boy from Atwater, pours a cup of lemonade at the Atwater Days Kiddie Parade. He is raising money for a new flag at his school.
Atwater boy opens lemonade stand for a new school flag
June 16, 2018 - 8:03am
June 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Artist Mark Haen’s studio space in Atwater is used for painting, recording music and photography shoots.
Former students and new teachers: Two local artists bringing something different to Studio Hop
June 14, 2018 - 1:34pm
May 18, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Second-grade student Emma Waters scrunches her face Wednesday for an acting exercise during the theater workshop at ACGC button
Ready, set, act! ACGC students learn about character development
May 18, 2018 - 7:28pm
May 6, 2018
Atwater man dies in Meeker County crash
May 6, 2018 - 1:21pm
April 27, 2018
Letter: Framers were 'gun fanatics' themselves
April 27, 2018 - 4:49am
April 24, 2018
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Whitcomb Brothers Grain wins award
April 24, 2018 - 12:37pm
April 5, 2018
Parties settle wrongful death lawsuit after Wood Lake man died trying to aid friend in tanker
April 5, 2018 - 7:14pm
March 15, 2018
Records published March 15
March 15, 2018 - 12:52am
January 1, 2018
Tribune file photo
Atwater Police Chief Reed Schmidt poses with his K-9 partner, Dakota, in 2012. He had began his career in law enforcement 37 years earlier. Atwater Police Chief Reed Schmidt poses with his K-9 partner, Dakota in 2012. He had began his career in law enforcement 37 years earlier.
Atwater community mourns loss of 'old school' police chief
January 1, 2018 - 8:21pm
December 16, 2017
Records published Dec. 16
December 16, 2017 - 6:06pm
December 15, 2017
Atwater man injured in crash with semi
December 15, 2017 - 6:22am
October 22, 2017
Vulnerable adult found safe in Atwater
October 22, 2017 - 8:26am
October 4, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Justin Schroeder is back in Minnesota after escaping the gunfire during a concert Sunday in Las Vegas that left at least 58 dead and nearly 500 injured. He's back at work as an agronomist in Atwater but still processing the experience. Schroeder, his fiancee and her brother and sister-in-law ran from the grounds and scaled fences to get away.
'Bullets started flying': Atwater native safely escapes Las Vegas shooting
October 4, 2017 - 6:47pm
September 21, 2017
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Deb and Lee Mickle will perform a waltz/swing to "Shrek."
'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday
September 21, 2017 - 10:08pm