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Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Estimated 30 protesters remain in Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp after closure, officers monitoring
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
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
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
May 25, 2010
Judge rules for YME to allow construction work to proceed
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East can continue to move forward with an estimated $10.9 million worth of health and safety and other improvements to its buildings this summer. A judge's ruling denied a request by two district taxpayers for a temporary injunction to halt the project...
May 25, 2010 - 12:02pm
May 6, 2010
Minnesota judge sides with NFL vs. Kevin and Pat Williams
A Minnesota judge has sided with the NFL in a lawsuit by Minnesota Vikings Kevin Williams and Pat Williams challenging their four-game suspensions for violating the NFL's anti-doping policy. The NFL first attempted to suspend the defensive tackles in December 2008 after they tested...
May 6, 2010 - 10:38am
May 5, 2010
Two taxpayers taking YME to court over its $8.7M project at two schools
OLIVIA -- Millions of dollars worth of construction bids have come before the Yellow Medicine East School Board in recent weeks and been awarded at costs as much as 20 percent below estimates, thanks to a very competitive construction market. Board members were also happy to learn...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Jury returns verdict against ACMC and Rice Hospital
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury has awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville family whose daughter is severely handicapped due to complications during her birth in June 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital. The verdict was returned Tuesday evening in Kandiyohi County District Court. The...
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
Jury returns verdict against clinic, hospital in Willmar, awards $23.2M to family of handicapped child
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury has awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville family whose daughter is severely handicapped due to complications during her birth in June 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital. The verdict was returned Tuesday evening in Kandiyohi County District Court and...
February 10, 2010 - 1:56pm
February 9, 2010
Voters in Watson to decide governance; special election may settle town dispute
WATSON -- Voters in Watson will soon have a say in one of the disputes that has divided the community. A special election will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb.
February 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Town's disputes headed to the courtroom
WATSON -- A much-publicized legal skirmish between the small town of Watson and a resident over his in-town vegetable growing operation may only...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
Table set in Watson for legal fight; city wants producer to dismantle growing area, citing a violation of city ordinances
WATSON -- The red-globed tomatoes that Aziz Ansari raises are ripe for the picking, and his cucumbers ready for the slicing. The table in Watson is set for a legal fight. The city of Watson is going forward with a lawsuit that would require Ansari to dismantle the four hoop structures...
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Longtime Hawk Creek bridge dispute is on its way to court
MONTEVIDEO -- A dispute that could be said to be over 40 years in the making has five county commissioners and the county attorneys from Chippewa,...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Coleman appeals election ruling to Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman wants the state's highest court to reverse his U.S. Senate election loss. The former Republican senator appealed to...
April 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Judge issues injunction in claim against Granite Falls Energy
GRANITE FALLS -- A judge has issued an injunction preventing the Granite Falls Energy board of governors from removing two of its members who are appointed by Glacial Lakes Energy of Watertown, S.D. In a ruling sent to the two parties today, District Judge Paul Nelson agreed with...
February 19, 2009 - 12:16pm
January 31, 2009
Court upholds hot-mix permit
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County has won a civil lawsuit filed by New London Township residents concerning a permit for an asphalt hot-mix plant. In...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Coleman keeping options open regarding lawsuit
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman is confident he will return to the U.S. Senate, but will not rule out further lawsuits if a state election trial does...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Spicer discusses proposal for lawsuit threats by city administrator
SPICER -- Spicer City Council closed Thursday's special meeting to discuss with an attorney the litigation the city's administrator has threatened for over three months. The Tribune objected to the closure of the meeting because no litigation is pending. However, attorney Patricia...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Lawsuit alleges man harmed at slaughterhouse
MINNEAPOLIS - An Austin man is suing Hormel Foods Corp. and Quality Pork Processors Inc., saying he was harmed because of a machine used to extract pig brains at a plant where several employees became sick with a mysterious neurological illness. The lawsuit, filed in Mower County...
January 8, 2009 - 11:00am