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Patterson sentenced to life without parole for abducting Jayme Closs, killing parents

Dave Smiglewski

May 17, 2019
Photo courtesy of Jeff Mills

Jerry Ostensoe, left, performs with the Strollers, including Richard Handeen, center, and "Pistol" Pete DenBlaker at the former J.B. Yates in this 2015 photo.
Reaching a high note on the prairie: CD's release is bittersweet for western Minnesota musician
May 17, 2019 - 10:12pm
April 15, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

The Minnesota River has been on a steady decline since its crest on March 30 in Montevideo, but remains at flood stage. A rural property along the flooded Carlton Lake downstream of Montevideo is shown in this April 6 photo.
Minnesota River to start rising mid-week
April 15, 2019 - 9:09pm
March 31, 2019
Susan Lunneborg / Tribune
Waters following a glacial overflow channel outside of Granite Falls Friday have temporarily made an island of the Rock supper club on the outskirts of Granite Falls.
River communities hopeful: Water levels projected to drop ever so-slowly in week ahead
March 31, 2019 - 3:36pm
February 1, 2019
Tribune file photo
Granite Falls Health seeks larger partner
February 1, 2019 - 6:13am
A crew paves a highway in Bemidji, Minn., in 2017. On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, several rural lawmakers said they were upset that the state Corridor of Commerce program only funded projects near the Twin Cities. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Rural lawmakers: MnDOT funding goes to metro
May 1, 2018 - 4:26pm
November 8, 2017
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Archibald and Edyth Bush are shown in this undated photo. In 1953, they took $200 million worth of 3M company stock accumulated during his career there and established the Bush Foundation.
Bush Foundation grants $1.8 million to Granite Falls
November 8, 2017 - 12:01am
May 12, 2017
Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski tells Minnesota Capitol reporters on Thursday, May 11, 2017, that city officials want legislators to approve transportation funding legislation. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Legislature heads to stormy end with deep divisions
May 12, 2017 - 3:36pm
January 5, 2017
Greater Minnesota cities stake claim
January 5, 2017 - 9:19pm
October 17, 2016
Sara Carlson
Commentary: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
October 17, 2016 - 7:00am
November 26, 2013
Letter: Willmar must be regional leader
November 26, 2013 - 7:00am