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Minnesota United stadium construction on track for spring 2019 opening
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
Man injured in shooting at Fergus Falls apartment
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
Injury woes challenge UMD hockey
Red-hot Murphy helps Gophers rout Alabama A&M to go 5-0
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Two Gopher offensive linemen questionable for Saturday
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Shelby T. Kingman Jr.
Roland H. Severson
Helen D. Johnson
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
Lac qui Parle Valley
November 3, 2017
Several city, school elections slated Tuesday in west central Minn.
BENSON — Voters in two area communities will go to the polls Nov. 7 to elect mayors and council members, while voters in a number of area...
November 3, 2017 - 6:38am
October 26, 2017
Cross Country: Card boys, girls teams earn Class AA state berths
MINNETRISTA — The Willmar girls won the Section 2AA championship and the Cardinals boys placed second on Thursday to also earn a spot in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet. Willmar junior Heidi Schmitz also won a section championship, finishing in 18:40.10 to outdistance...
October 26, 2017 - 10:09pm
March 30, 2017
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
DAWSON — Doug Woolverton performs at famous venues around the world, alongside talent that most recently included Aretha Franklin, and...
March 30, 2017 - 8:02am
January 26, 2017
Classroom challenge: Stress affects students’ ability to learn
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — Teachers might be asking the wrong question when trying to help their struggling students. Instead of asking "what...
January 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 20, 2017
Benson Schools launch restorative justice approach
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — Coming late to class, disrupting a class, or picking on a fellow student are the kinds of behaviors that will earn...
January 20, 2017 - 7:23am
January 15, 2017
The answer was clear when Lac qui Parle Valley teacher and girls basketball coach Ryan Giles asked J.D. Struxness in 2013 what his college plans...
January 15, 2017 - 11:19pm
December 29, 2016
LQPV wrangles Ortonville
MADISON—It was a fitting way to honor Lac qui Parle Valley grad J.D. Struxness on Wednesday night, a man who makes a living wrestling steer,...
December 29, 2016 - 12:15am
October 11, 2016
Eagles above all: LPPV/DB's boys and girls' teams turn in dominant performances at Benson Invite
BENSON — Lac qui Parle Valley's Keiser Freely and Jordyn Sterud won individual championships to lead the Eagles boys and girls teams to...
October 11, 2016 - 2:00am
June 21, 2016
Appleton native is top bulldogger in nation
Steer wrestler J.D. Struxness wrestled four steers in a cumulative time of 18.1 seconds to better the best field of bulldoggers in the country,...
June 21, 2016 - 11:58pm
December 16, 2015
Winter storm covering roads with slush, snow in west central Minnesota this morning
WILLMAR - Motorists in west central Minnesota are contending with snow- and slush-covered roads this morning as a weather system expected to...
December 16, 2015 - 9:39am
November 5, 2014
NLS to look at why its school levy failed, may try again
NEW LONDON — It’s time to regroup for the New London-Spicer School Board after the district’s voters failed to support a proposed building project. The proposed $14.6 million project would have paid for remodeling in the district’s buildings and the addition of a performing...
November 5, 2014 - 11:41pm
Lac qui Parle Valley levy renewal passes
MADISON – Voters in the Lac qui Parle Valley School District approved a renewal of the district’s $866 per pupil operating levy Tuesday. The vote was 1,751 to 859. The operating levy will last 10 years. Operating levies are used to pay for school operations.
November 5, 2014 - 2:45am
October 29, 2014
NLS, Minnewaska seek building levies; Lac qui Parle Valley, ACGC and Yellow Medicine East seek operating levies
Several area school districts will have ballot questions on Election Day Nov. 4. Voters in two districts will decide whether to approve bonding...
October 29, 2014 - 11:51pm
May 14, 2014
Woodland Centers receives state grant to provide school-based mental health services
WILLMAR — Woodland Centers, a nonprofit mental health organization based in Willmar, has received a $1.7 million, five-year grant to increase children’s access to mental health services. The Minnesota Department of Health has announced a total of $45.4 million in grants to 36...
May 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
March 1, 2014
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
What if you could have dropped in on Steve Jobs’ garage while he tinkered and built the first Apple computers? Thirty-six students in the...
March 1, 2014 - 7:18am