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Manipulating Facebook To Manipulate Voters

We all hate being duped. Conned into believing one thing only to find out later it was false. That we had built arguments and made decisions based upon false information we had every reason to believe is aggravating and embarrassing. It is our own fault to some degree that we get suckered. We are g

SWIFT COUNTY MONITOR - 2017-09-20 18:43:00

Early morning storm packs a punch: Farms, trees, city streets, power lines and a house of worship are damaged

BELGRADE - Leaning against a wagon filled with items salvaged from his demolished farm shed, Darrel Henry looks across the road where all nine of his grain bins are in a smashed heap. With a total 350,000 bushel capacity, Henry had had a nice grain drying and storage set-up on his Swift County farm,

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 03:50:07

Storms move through the area...Sunburg and Belgrade pummelled

(Sunburg MN-) Strong storms moved through the western part of our listening area earlier this morning. Just after midnight dime sized hail was reported in Watson and larger hail was reported shortly after northwest of Sunburg. A 55 mile an hour wind gust was reported in Granite Falls at 1230, and ab

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2017-09-20 12:20:00

Pennock man pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with minor

BENSON-A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree. Nathan Lee Wersinger, of Pennock, also faced one felony count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a minor, but that charge was dismissed as part of a plea agreement reached in conference Mon

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 10:25:00

Westbound I-94 To Close In Lowry Tunnel For Several Nights Next Week

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Construction on the Lowry Hill Tunnel will continue next week with several overnight closures of the westbound lanes of Interstate 94. MnDOT announced Thursday that the closures come as crews need to install curb, permanent stripping and lighting in the tunnel. The overnight c

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 22:24:00

Anderson: Minnesota duck hunters always are ready for one more flight

In 1925, Minnesota waterfowl hunters were restricted to 12 ducks daily, with 36 in possession, excluding wood ducks (which were off limits.) The season ran from Sept. 16 to Dec. 31, during which hunters could kill 120 birds in aggregate, with no more than six live decoys allowed at a hunter's blind

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:39:00

Victims chased Crossroads Center mall stabber

October 2016 - Local law enforcement and the FBI give an update on and show video from the Crossroads Center attacks. Warning - video contains graphic details. Ryan Schliep was stabbed on a Saturday evening, and he returned to work on a Monday. Schliep, 19, is one of the 10 victims of the Crossro

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2017-09-20 21:11:57

'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 Kandiyohi County residents

NEW LONDON - For three days in January 1873 a severe snowstorm struck the Dakota Territory, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. When it was over, 12 people died in Kandiyohi County. Some victims were residents of the county. Others were traveling and died here when overcome by the dangerous blizzard - on

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 14:36:00

Prep Sports: Six to be inducted into Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame

WILLMAR - The Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Oct. 6 in conjunction with Willmar's Homecoming game against St. Cloud Apollo at 7 p.m. at Hodapp Field. The 2017 Class is: Lane Erickson (deceased), Class of 1965 Gene Spaulding, Class of 1959 Steve Schneider, Class of 1962 Jo

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 03:33:22

City pulls the plug on Kandi Rapper show due to rules violations

WILLMAR - The city of Willmar has decided to suspend Bob Skor, the host of the Kandi Rapper show which aired on the Willmar Regional Access Channels, for at least three years, for violating the city's rules and procedures for the use of the WRAC facilities, services, equipment and channels. "Based o

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:03:33

Girls cross country: State polls

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY CLASS AA 1. Edina 2. Minnetonka 3. Wayzata 4. Washburn 5. Willmar 6. Marshall 7. St. Michael-Albertville 8. Forest Lake 9 Henry Sibley 10. Stillwater Individuals 1. Sophie Richter, Minnetonka 2. Emily Covert, Washburn 3. Anna Fenske, Farmington 4. Emily Kompelien, Edina 5. Emma A

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 01:17:34

Wind, Hail Damage Reported After Night Of Severe Storms

MELROSE, Minn. (WCCO) - People in central Minnesota are cleaning up after a night of severe storms. Hail and heavy rain caused some of the damage, but strong winds are being blamed for uprooting trees and bringing down power lines. Footage from Sky 4 shows how the city of Belgrade and other parts of

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 01:35:00

High winds trigger damage across Stearns County

BELGRADE, Minn. - Cleanup is underway in communities across Stearns County after high winds late Tuesday and early Wednesday triggered significant damage. Hardest hit was the city of Belgrade, where Mayor Rick Tshida describes numerous trees down, some on top of homes and others in the street. Powe

KARE - 2017-09-20 15:47:33

Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar

WILLMAR - The Country Quilters 2017 Quilt Show will feature 300 traditional, antique, contemporary and fiber art quilts. Show time is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar Civic Center. Admission to the biennial show, the guild's major fundraiser, is $5 for adults; chi

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 15:30:00

Kandiyohi County picks road projects for potential sales tax funding

WILLMAR-Kandiyohi County officials have identified eight projects, totaling nearly $26 million, as candidates for funding via a local option sales tax under consideration by the County Board. During a work session Tuesday, the County Board of Commissioners also went through an in-depth analysis of t

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 12:28:00

Willmar City Council forms committee to review CentraCare talks

WILLMAR - Willmar City Council members Julie Asmus and Kathy Schwantes will now join the mayor, city administrator, city attorney and Councilor Audrey Nelsen on a newly formed ad hoc advisory group to help gather information regarding the possible affiliation between CentraCare Health, Rice Memorial

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 12:03:00

Class back in session at gun range in Willmar

WILLMAR - Gun classes already scheduled to take place in the Willmar City Auditorium will be able to go ahead with the gun range open on a limited basis. The Willmar City Council approved a motion during Monday's meeting to reopen the range to scheduled classes only, as the city continues to look in

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 11:31:00

Willmar tax levy increases 3 percent, for now

WILLMAR - The Willmar City Council unanimously approved a resolution to set the preliminary 2018 tax levy to $4,974,245, a 3 percent increase, or $144,880, over the 2017 levy. With the council's approval, this is the maximum the levy can be for 2018. The city can, however, reduce the levy before the

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:46:00

Willmar lawmaker sends letter Trump requesting emergency status for opioid epidemic

WILLMAR - A Willmar lawmaker, whose son died as a result of an addiction to opioids, is asking President Trump to declare the opioid crisis as a public emergency. Dave Baker said Monday that he - along with fellow Republican and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt - sent a letter asking Trump to formall

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:33:00

Governor Wolf Kicks Off Visits to 14 Northern Pennsylvania Counties

(WBRE/WYOU) Governor Tom Wolf was visiting several counties around the Commonwealth on Wednesday. He kicked off a series of visits to 14 counties in northern Pennsylvania with stops in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County; Tunkhannock, Wyoming County; Montrose, Susquehanna Count; and Dushore, Sullivan County.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:18:26