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Pope County receives $4.9 million state grant for broadband internet access expansion

Pope County received the largest grant awarded, $4,996,791, in the most recent round of Border-to-Border broadband infrastructure development grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), it was announced by Gov. Mark Dayton's office on Tuesday afternoon. The $4

POPE COUNTY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 20:55:06

A free Thanksgiving dinner will be served

The 24th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Nov 23-Thanksgiving Day, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Minnewaska Area High School. Everyone in the area who might be celebrating alone or who might not be able to enjoy a dinner is welcome. Reservations are not necessary, and tra


Thanksgiving community dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is just a few days away and the 24th annual free community Thanksgiving dinner will be served on Nov. 23. Minnewaska Area High School will once again host the dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are so many ways to be involved with this dinner: Pick someone up who might be alone


New web page launched with new digital reader

| Pope County Tribune | Publisher Readers of our online Tribune-Times website may have noticed a change in the past week. We launched a new and improved website on Nov. 13, and we've had a number of comments from readers who have been impressed with the new look. We always appreciate feedback and i


Two boats on nearly frozen Minnewaska was an unusual sight

Recently grandson Daniel and I were returning from a piano event he had at St. John's University. As we came down the hill back into Glenwood it looked like the lake was largely frozen over, and it also looked like someone was out on the lake. I couldn't believe that so I headed down to the lake. I


Holiday shopping starts with the Tribune's holiday edition Wednesday

WILLMAR - The West Central Tribune's Thanksgiving holiday paper will be published Wednesday morning, ready for our readers' Black Friday planning and Thanksgiving weekend shopping. The Tribune's holiday edition provides a great opportunity for readers/consumers to find the deals they want and advert

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 17:16:37

Chan accepts position at Jennie-O

WILLMAR - Anna Chan has joined Jennie-O Turkey Store where she will coordinate internal sales on a part-time basis at the company store. In her new job, Chan will be responsible for customer service, inventory and merchandise management in the company store, a benefit available to employees and reti

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 14:18:00

Kandiyohi County Board approves local option sales tax

WILLMAR - After months of study, discussion and input from the public, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to proceed with a local option sales tax to fund designated transportation projects. The tax will generate an estimated $2.7 million a year that will be used to pay fo

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 13:27:00

German Market returns to Clinton Dec. 1 to 3

CLINTON - A German Christmas Market will be held at the United Church of Clinton on Friday, Dec 1, 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and on Sunday, Dec 3, 12 to 5 p.m. The church is located at 109 Haskell Ave. There is no admission fee. Vendor booths will feature handcrafted items inc

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-21 11:00:00

Worcester man sentenced to time served in University Park slaying

WORCESTER - A city man was sentenced to time served Tuesday after pleading guilty to an accessory charge arising from a fatal stabbing two years ago in University Park. Anthony D. Chambers, 33, formerly of 26 Mendon St., was sentenced to 778 days in the House of Correction and given credit for 778 d

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-22 14:53:51

Damon gets 25-30 years for rampage in downtown Worcester

WORCESTER - Antonio L. Damon was sentenced to 25 to 30 years behind bars Wednesday for what prosecutors described as a violent, hourlong crime rampage last year that included sexual assaults, kidnappings, a carjacking and an armed robbery. A Worcester Superior Court jury found the 36-year-old Mr. Da

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-22 17:46:58

Football games and turkey: 5 things to do this week in Maynard, Stow and beyond

1. RACE FOR STOW The 11th annual Stow Gobbler 5K will step off at 8 a.m., Nov. 23, at Bose Corporation, 688 Great Road in Stow. The event is a 5K race and walkers are welcome to participate. Runners can pick up their race bib numbers at early registration which takes place from 3 to 5 p.m., Nov. 22,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 18:59:12

20 years later, family still grieving for Worcester's Nik Diaz

It was 20 years ago. Diaz was 18 and on Thanksgiving break from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, where he was studying to be a chef. He wanted to open a restaurant for his mother, Clara Diaz, who loved cooking. On Nov. 26, 1997 Diaz, his brother, Tim Diaz said, had gone with some friends t

WORCESTERMAG.COM - 2017-11-22 21:34:47

Seacoast firefighters Toy Bank delivers

HAMPTON - One year, it was the Somersworth firefighters who called Hampton for help in providing enough Christmas toys for local kids in need. The next year, Rochester firefighters called for help with their charitable toy drive. When then-Hampton firefighter Rusty Bridle realized firefighters were

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 17:00:20

Two Arrested for Trafficking Crystal Meth, Possession of 2 Stolen AR-15 Rifles

Milano Andre-Fields and Mindy Doherty, both of 1223 West Boylston St. were arrested on trafficking crystal meth and possession of two stolen AR-15 rifles. Detectives found more than 200 grams of a crystal-like substances believed the be crystal methamphetamine. They also located numerous strips of S

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-11-23 10:44:48

Lancaster Boy Scouts receive Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation grant

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has announced that the Nashua Valley Council Boy Scouts of America, Inc. 230 in Lancaster was awarded $250 from the foundation's Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. Chris Valentine, an employee of NTT Data Services, nominated the organization for the awar

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 18:45:00

Poor health devastated couple, forced them to live in truck

SUNBURY - Lynn and her husband used to have a home. But her health problems dating back to 2013 and his heart attack about a year ago prevent them from working. She had worked in retail and her husband in construction. But once they were out of work, the bills piled up and they soon found themselves

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-22 15:59:44

New Location for Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Sunbury

SUNBURY -- The location is changing this year for an annual Thanksgiving dinner in Northumberland County. For 18 years, Rhonda Fisher held the dinner at Special Occasions Banquet Hall in Sunbury. This Thanksgiving, however, it will be at Zion Lutheran Church on Market Street in Sunbury. Fisher says

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-21 22:53:01

Cafe owner wants to connect with customers

SUNBURY - Jaime Cross took a sip of the hot chocolate she picked up from the new cafe, Little Addy's, in Sunbury on Tuesday morning. "I like it a lot," said Cross, 35, of Trevorton. "You can tell it isn't powdered drink mix. It's real." Little Addy's Cafe owner Tammy Koonsman held the grand opening

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

Mother wants to create holiday traditions with kids

MILTON - A mother of two is trying to create holiday traditions for her family with help from the Needy Family Fund. Lindsey, 25, of Milton, said she makes ends meet but needs some extra help during the holidays. "I make my ends meet, I pay my bills, however the issue with that is there is no extra

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-22 13:22:00