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January 17, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Swift County Commissioner Joe Fox said this week he is still wavering on an estimated $17.8 million expansion of the courthouse campus in Benson. The major portion of the project would replace the current jail and law enforcement center.
Swift County faces unpopular choice
January 17, 2019 - 11:46am
December 26, 2018

This is one of three renderings by Wold Architects of how a facility expansion might look on the Swift County courthouse campus in Benson.
Decision time nears for Swift County
December 26, 2018 - 7:05am
December 22, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Adam Froehlich, 15, left, looks at the lights under his tree with Chad Koosman at the Celebrate the Light show Wednesday at Robbins Island Park in Willmar. play button
Adam's tree: Founder of Willmar holiday light display creates special structure for teenage fan he befriended
December 22, 2018 - 6:28am
November 19, 2018
Willmar man killed in Sunday night crash in Kerkhoven
November 19, 2018 - 10:42am
July 30, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
The crowd watches as antique tractors pull heavy weights Sunday morning for the Antique Tractor Pull on the final day of Kerkhoven’s 18th Annual Town and Country Days. play button
Antique Tractor Pull in Kerkhoven
July 30, 2018 - 12:21pm
July 4, 2018
Stingers dig huge hole, lose at Waterloo
July 4, 2018 - 10:47pm
April 12, 2018
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
April 12, 2018 - 11:37am
February 1, 2018

Loren Larson, who died in a crash July 28, 2016, stands by the Mooney aircraft he flew in an undated photograph from his Facebook page.
Loss of flight control cited in Kerkhoven pilot's fatal crash
February 1, 2018 - 7:27pm
November 21, 2017
Tribune file photo

Riverview Dairy LLP of Morris is planning a fifth large dairy with state Highway 40 access west of Willmar. The Swenoda Dairy is planned in Swenoda Township of Swift County and would hold 9,500 animal units of Jersey cows, according to an environmental assessment worksheet now open for public comment.
Riverview plans fifth large dairy west of Willmar
November 21, 2017 - 5:49am
July 17, 2017
Tom Cherveny | Tribune
Kerkhoven Mayor Kordell Van Heuveln is promoting more citizen input and will be hosting informal listening sessions for residents.
Kerkhoven's new mayor looking to open communication
July 17, 2017 - 9:09pm
July 8, 2017
Tribune file photo
Public invited to see solar and wind projects
July 8, 2017 - 11:41am
July 5, 2017
Willmar's Josh Bissonette tags out Waterloo's Deoin Thompson at second base for a caught stealing during Wednesday night's game. CURT HOGG / TRIBUNE
Local Roundup: Stingers open second half with victory
July 5, 2017 - 11:22pm
May 2, 2017
Kerkhoven clerk certified by state association
May 2, 2017 - 8:33am
April 26, 2017
James Rothers
Kerkhoven to appoint new mayor
April 26, 2017 - 11:02pm
April 21, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Rich Radtke said he never saw a bill, thanks to James Rothers, for the 32-foot by 48-foot building behind him. The new building replaced a barn destroyed by fire on the Radtke farm east of Kerkhoven in March 2014.
Mayor Rothers came to one couple's rescue
April 21, 2017 - 8:41pm