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Students at the Montevideo High School are filling 20,000 sandbags Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in preparation of the community’s flood fight. The sandbags will be used to build up the levee along the Minnesota River where waters are projected to reach major flood stage by week’s end. 
Tom Cherveny / Tribune photo
West central Minnesota flooding 2019 photo gallery
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March 25, 2019
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Ice and debris float down the Minnesota River at Montevideo on Sunday afternoon below the U.S. Highway 212 bridge . The river was predicted to top flood stage of 14 feet overnight. Major flooding at 17.5 feet and above is expected sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday.
River expected to crest this coming weekend in Montevideo, Granite Falls
March 25, 2019 - 6:35am
March 19, 2019
Tribune file photo

Granite Falls was the first community to say "yes" to Ashley Hanson's vision that the arts can help build a thriving, rural community and because of it, became her adopted home. Hanson has been selected as a 2019 Bush Fellow by the Bush Foundation.
Ashley Hanson, new Bush Fellow from Granite Falls, uses art to build rural communities
March 19, 2019 - 12:05am
March 15, 2019
Man involved in police standoff sentenced to five years
March 15, 2019 - 8:43pm
March 12, 2019
Minnesota Department of Transportation file photo

Plans to repair concrete pavement problem spots this coming year on roads throughout the southwestern counties managed by the District 8 MnDOT office are on hold due to fiscal constraints.
Fiscal constraints force road project delays in District 8
March 12, 2019 - 6:52am
March 9, 2019
Granite Falls ends water restrictions after isolating break
March 9, 2019 - 8:37pm
Granite Falls asks residents to conserve water due to water main break
March 9, 2019 - 5:17pm
March 7, 2019
Tribune file photo

The National Weather Service on Thursday warned there is an increased risk for spring flooding in the Minnesota River basin. There is a greater than 50 percent probability that the Minnesota River could reach major flood stage, including in Montevideo. This file photo from April 7, 2011, shows waters over a roadway between Granite Falls and Montevideo.
Weather service warns of increased flood risk along Minnsota River
March 7, 2019 - 9:11pm
March 6, 2019
Yellowstone Trail Alliance takes first step in Renville County
March 6, 2019 - 6:03am
February 20, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Brenda Weishalla removes snow from her car outside her home in Willmar before heading to work Wednesday during the snowstorm.
Plows continue cleanup as records break, Snowfall of 6 to 10 inches reported
February 20, 2019 - 7:01pm
February 15, 2019
Tom Cherveny Tribune / A native of Ukraine, Olga Krasovska was trained in realistic, academic art but now celebrates the freedom of expression she enjoys in Minnesota by creating abstract modern conceptual art.
UPDATED: Granite Falls artist makes up for a lost century; reception rescheduled
February 15, 2019 - 12:21pm
February 8, 2019
Joshua James Kenney
Minneapolis man charged in Granite Falls standoff
February 8, 2019 - 7:54am
February 5, 2019
Officers safely apprehend armed suspect in Granite Falls
February 5, 2019 - 4:46pm
February 1, 2019
Tribune file photo
Granite Falls Health seeks larger partner
February 1, 2019 - 6:13am
January 20, 2019
Body of woman found in Granite Falls apartment fire
January 20, 2019 - 1:27pm
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