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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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The hills have kaolinite: Geological Survey studys clay in western counties

February 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota officials are looking at local resources to keep fractures for oil wells open and meet a proppant shortage, officials said. Continue Reading

Minnesota Historical Society’s 26 sites to re-open on Saturday

July 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Historical Society, its museums, historic sites and library will reopen to the public on Saturday following the state of Minnesota government shutdown. Continue Reading

Highway 19/71 between Redwood Falls and Morton closed due to mudslide

April 7, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed Highway19/71 between Redwood Falls and Morton this morning because of a mudslide caused by saturated soil due to snow melt.
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Mn/DOT advises extra caution on Highway 19 between Morton and Redwood Falls due to mud slide

April 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to use caution on Highway 19 between Redwood Falls and Morton due to a mud slide. Continue Reading

Letter: Collin Peterson’s elitism

October 12, 2010 in West Central Tribune

“If they didn’t hear all this negative stuff from the national press, if they would’ve been isolated from everything the last three to four years, they wouldn’t have even known anything was going on.” That’s a fresh quotation from Collin Peterson, referring to the 7th Congressional District.
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Old Highway 19 bridge south of Morton to close to vehicular traffic

September 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR. Beginning today, the Old Highway 19 bridge near Morton will close permanently to vehicular traffic.
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Morton man hurt in ATV crash along highway

August 16, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MORTON A 41-year-old Morton man was taken to North Memorial Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in an ATV rollover around 8 p.m. Sunday near Morton. Continue Reading