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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
June 23, 2012
Disc golf coming to a town near you
GRANITE FALLS -- At last count there were 198 disc golf courses in the state of Minnesota, making them easier to find than the restaurant with...
June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Headstrong 1997 flood survivors find their answer
GRANITE FALLS -- Speak up for your needs, be headstrong and trust in God. That's the advice Marv and Diane Patten offer up for flood victims...
June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., OKs permit to allow property to be converted into church
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls have approved a special use permit to allow a vacant commercial property along U.S. Highway...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Airshow Saturday offers glimpse of WWII museum in the works in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- While this weekend's airshow is expected to bring thousands of visitors to the Granite Falls Municipal Airport, it's likely only the beginning in terms of people making this site a destination. The Fagen Fighters WWII Museum will open this fall to permanently remember...
June 14, 2012 - 12:55pm
June 5, 2012
SpecSys may carry a small name but it's building for the big boys
GRANITE FALLS -- A local company with a not-so-well-known name has become a rising employer in the region by custom manufacturing and designing...
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 21, 2012
Area counties talking about security for prosecutors too
OLIVIA -- Glen Jacobsen was early in his law career and serving as a prosecutor for a number of suburban communities in the metro area. The...
May 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., Council considers future setback requirements for hot mix operation
GRANITE FALLS -- Concerns from residents about odors and emissions from a seasonal hot mix operation at the Martin Marietta Aggregates quarry has City Council members considering setback requirements for the future. Council members took up discussion on the matter at their meeting...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2012
All 5 Yellow Medicine commissioner seats up for election
GRANITE FALLS -- The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners approved a new redistricting plan Tuesday. All five commissioner seats are up for election this year due to redistricting, a vacancy due to death, and the completion of terms. The commissioners at their meeting on...
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Former auto dealership could become church in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls will consider amending a zoning ordinance so that a vacant commercial property along U.S. Highway 212 can be converted for use as a church. Members of the Rock Haven Church asked council members on Monday to amend the commercial...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Wahpeton, N.D., man to be sentenced in child porn case
FARGO - Federal prosecutors are seeking the harshest possible penalty for a Wahpeton man who will be sentenced today for possessing and receiving...
April 12, 2012 - 9:05am
April 5, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., hoping to move lift station
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls are watching the debate in the state Capitol over the bonding bill in hopes that flood mitigation monies are made available. Council members this week authorized a feasibility study for moving a wastewater treatment plant lift...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 3, 2012
KK Berge to launch Drop-in Art Night this Wednesday in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- Every Wednesday night beginning this week, Clean Up the River Environment staff and Granite Arts Council members will be hosting a "Drop-in Art Night" from 8 p.m. to midnight for anyone interested in gathering at the K.K. Berge Building in downtown Granite Falls. The...
April 3, 2012 - 12:43pm
March 27, 2012
Special primary election is today in Senate District 20
WILLMAR - Voters in west central Minnesota's Senate District 20 will go to the polls today for a special primary election to fill the vacancy in office caused by the death of Sen. Gary Kubly. The Granite Falls DFL lawmaker died earlier this month from Lou Gerhig's disease. Today's...
March 27, 2012 - 7:49am
March 23, 2012
Listening sessions identify quality-of-life goals in Upper Minnesota Valley region
GRANITE FALLS -- Partly in response to political gridlock, the Bush Foundation is sponsoring an initiative it calls InCommons. It promotes face-to-face...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Minnesota Senate District 20 primary puts counties in a time crunch
GRANITE FALLS -- With only a three-week notice, election officials from seven area counties have been scrambling to finalize details for a special...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am