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4-H’ers learn about livestock: Nobles County offers Co-op Calf, Co-op Swine projects for youths
Tag along on the artistic journey: Artisan Road Trip exhibit displayed at Nobles County Art Center
Talking taxes: Residents meet with local officials regarding recent spike in property values
Montana couple still wanted for stealing mother’s money; not paying nursing home causing eviction
GOP defeats Senate bonding bill
Track and field: Ojulu wins three as WHS boys win Invite
Prep golf: Weg's medalist score lifts WHS
Prep baseball: Stammer stymies E/SWC; Trojans fall in nine
Prep softball: Evans leads Pipestone Area to 13-0
Boys tennis: Luverne dispatches Redwood Valley
Labor Corner column: Why we're sticking with our union
Column: WCS honors its teachers, including two who are departing
Column: 'It could get a lot worse for Muslims in America'
Column: Federal government reforms and solutions to help farmers
Column: Ted Cruz's fall from grace
Marian Ruth Weitgenant
C. Stanley Dahlgren
Jerry Lee Sodemann
John George Steinle
Coastal Georgia: Mother-daughter hit the road again
Out & About: May 6-28
Invisible rabbit steals the show in Guthrie's 'Harvey'
Religion briefs: May 5
Column: For the love of vinyl
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Verdoorn 50th anniversary
Kruger 90th birthday
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February 21, 2016
800 voices: Dayton hosts summit on how to save Minnesota’s water
ST. PAUL — Water — Minnesota’s most cherished natural resource — takes center stage Feb. 27 in St. Paul. Some 800 people will gather...
February 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
February 19, 2016
Capital Chatter: Will Super Tuesday be super in Minnesota?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota joins Super Tuesday this year, but the question is whether the day will be super for any of the presidential candidates. It has not always been. Super Tuesday, March 1 this year, is the day when several states hold primaries or caucuses, in part to pick delegates...
News / politics
February 19, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 17, 2016
Dayton to lobby Obama over steel dumping
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to recruit fellow governors this weekend to help convince the president to fight the dumping of foreign cheap steel in this country. “We are going to push on the issue of restricting foreign steel imports,” Dayton told reporters Wednesday...
February 17, 2016 - 8:56pm
February 16, 2016
Dayton among 17 governors backing clean power: States forging ahead despite uncertain future of federal climate plan
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was one of 17 governors across the U.S. who pledged their support Tuesday for an energy future that curbs greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. The governors vowed to move their states forward toward reducing fossil fuels, such as coal and...
February 16, 2016 - 8:59pm
February 9, 2016
Editorial: Another LGA push
During last year’s session of the Minnesota Legislature, the House passed a $85 million cut to the local government aid program. The cut slashed LGA funding for Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth, while freezing all other cities that receive this state money. Meanwhile, the Senate...
opinion / editorials
February 9, 2016 - 5:40pm
Dayton proposes 6 weeks state worker parental leave, lawmakers want more
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to give six weeks parental leave to Minnesota state employees, while some Democratic lawmakers want to require...
February 9, 2016 - 8:49pm
February 5, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia
MADELIA — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises his administration will help Madelia’s 2,300 residents recover from Wednesday’s blizzard-whipped...
February 5, 2016 - 9:51pm
February 4, 2016
Faster broadband suggested as some rural areas remain behind
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines even as many rural Minnesotans lack service at current, slower standards. A governor-appointed broadband task force suggests the state Legislature increase high-speed Internet goals...
News / politics
February 4, 2016 - 9:32pm
February 2, 2016
Leaders blame each other over special session failure
ST. PAUL — A special legislative session will not happen this month, leaving Minnesota Iron Rangers wondering about unemployment benefits, travelers wondering about state identification cards and blacks wondering if the state will help them catch up to whites financially. “It...
February 2, 2016 - 2:45pm
'Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated': Dayton kicks Coke, embraces water
ST. PAUL — It is out with Diet Coke and in with water for Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton after a short hospitalization blamed on dehydration. With...
February 2, 2016 - 3:38pm
Dayton says special session won't happen
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron Rangers, begin the process of matching state identification cards with federal requirements and launch efforts to reduce a financial disparity...
News / politics
February 2, 2016 - 11:09am
February 1, 2016
Special session hopes dim even more
ST. PAUL — With a letter Monday afternoon, the 27-member Minnesota Senate Republican caucus dimmed hopes of a special session to near darkness. “I will not,” Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wrote, “sign any pre-session letter or agreement.” DFL Gov. Mark...
February 1, 2016 - 9:26pm
January 31, 2016
‘Another Flint, Michigan’: Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR — Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Gov. Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent “dunking’’ on farm buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 8:58pm
January 29, 2016
Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan to require vegetative buffer strips to help protect water from agricultural runoff and erosion. Privately owned drainage ditches are off...
News / agriculture
January 29, 2016 - 10:46pm
January 27, 2016
Letter: Governor proud of Tribune editorial
I read with interest the West Central Tribune’s Jan. 21 editorial defending Willmar’s immigrant community. I commend the editorial board for speaking out against hateful speech that demeans Willmar’s East-African residents. I thank you for celebrating the invaluable economic...
opinion / letters
January 27, 2016 - 9:50pm