Saturday Aug 23
Day-care squeeze hits rural families
Nobody had an opening as far as Marshall or Willmar - both a 45-minute drive away.
Marshall Mayor Bob Byrnes and Harry Weilage, Marshall Community Services director, were doused with icy-cold water Friday by Cathy Lee, city of Marshall executive assistant, and Mary Tate of MCS at the statue of Mrs. Whitney.
Highwater plant completes bio-fuel addition
Butamax Advanced Biofuels, LLC, celebrated the completion of the first phase of a Butamax Advanced Biofuels addition at Highwater Ethanol plant Wednesday.
Making a co-op work
There is a new cooperative brewing in Granite Falls. The Bluenose Gopher Brewery is forming a brewing community and brewpub on Prentice Street by selling memberships to build capital and give any beer lover a chance to have an ownership stake in a brewery.
Law firm identifies eight priests as possible abusers
A retired priest who had once been director of Priest Personnel for the Diocese of New Ulm revealed in a deposition that a priest he had kicked out of his chemical dependency education program in Willmar had been reappointed by then Bishop Raymond Lucker to assist at a parish in Granite Falls.