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Instrumental music instructor at YME gets by with a little help from her online friends

November 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS High school music instructors are not on the endangered species list, but tight budgets and declining enrollments have reduced their numbers in many rural school districts.
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Yellow Medicine County, Minn., moves ahead with plans for building renovation

November 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners is moving ahead with plans to remodel a newly acquired building to hold county offices.
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Senior adviser to Secretary of Interior tours Minnesota River

November 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS More than two decades of work to clean up the Minnesota River has brought together a diverse partnership of stakeholders in the state’s namesake watershed, and produced something once unimaginable.
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Update 3 p.m.: Voting levels starting to pick up across west central Minn.

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The voting pace is beginning to pick up across west central Minnesota this afternoon. After slow voter turnout early in the morning, voters started showing up in larger numbers by late morning. Continue Reading

Rural sourcing, technology provides competitive edge for Granite Falls, Minn., manufacturer

November 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS While many American manufacturers outsourced their work to low wage, overseas locations, Marr Valve Company kept it rural.
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Developer’s woes mount with suit filed by Fagen Inc. in Granite Falls, Minn.

October 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BOISE, Idaho Legal challenges facing an Idaho wind energy company are mounting, after a contractor building one of its projects in Minnesota went to court asking a judge to hand over control. Continue Reading

Granite Falls, Minn., man killed in Highway 212 crash

October 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS An 80-year-old Granite Falls man died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday along U.S. Highway 212 west of Granite Falls. Continue Reading

Xcel expects 107-year-old Minnesota Falls dam to be removed by end of year One permit from demolition

October 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS Xcel Energy remains on track to remove the 107-year-old Minnesota Falls dam yet this year.
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Granite Falls, Minn., OKs engineering projects

October 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS The Granite Falls City Council ordered engineering and design work Monday on the city’s largest flood mitigation projects.
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Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty

September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS Yellow Medicine County will again pay a bounty for coyotes taken by legal means in the county from Dec. 1 through April 1.
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