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Study: Lake Kasota forest area resists Dutch elm disease in west central Minnesota

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Reid Woods located south of Kandiyohi on property owned by Dr. William and Ute Reid is home to a relict forest that is a unique prairie forest with trees more than 100 feet tall and hundreds of years old. Continue Reading

Sea shells provide lifelong fascination for former Willmar, Minn., pathologist

October 8, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Dr. William Reid was 24 and a medical student in Philadelphia when he received a box of sea shells from his great aunt’s estate. Included was the shell of a Tiger Cowrie, a common herbivore found in the Indo-Pacific Ocean and known for its egg-shaped shell with irregular black, brown, gray and white patterns.
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House moves to help teachers, public workers

August 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON House members returned to steamy Washington in a rare August callback to clear a $26 billion jobs bill with unmistakeable implications for the midterm elections. Continue Reading

Obama urges increase in clean energy tax credits

July 9, 2010 in West Central Tribune

LAS VEGAS Mixing policy and politics, President Barack Obama called on Congress today to expand a clean energy tax credit that could pay off in Nevada, where Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is struggling in his re-election campaign. Continue Reading