October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ORTONVILLE The new U.S. Highway 12 bridge over the Minnesota River opened on Wednesday morning, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
October 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune
The ninth annual Meander Upper Minnesota River Arts Crawl will celebrate its opening night on Friday with two performances of a special outdoor “walking theater” play highlighting the 11,000-year history of the Minnesota River in 45 minutes through the voices of local actors and musicians. Continue Reading
August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ORTONVILLE A 59-year-old Appleton man has died as a result of injuries sustained in a Saturday morning motor vehicle crash along State Highway 7 in Big Stone County. Continue Reading
May 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ORTONVILLE It’s a “blatant misrepresentation of the facts” to claim that Strata Corporation is kicking Clark Mastel off the land he leases for his refusal to sign a letter presented to him by the company, according to Bill LaFond, project manager and author of the letter.
May 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ORTONVILLE A rancher who voiced opposition to plans by the Strata Corporation to develop a quarry in Big Stone County will not have the lease renewed for the land where he grazes his cattle.
April 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ORTONVILLE Residents in the area of a proposed hard rock mining quarry had their say before the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners at a public hearing on Tuesday evening.
March 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune
CORRELL A Big Stone County man active in the DFL party filed as a candidate to serve the remainder of the district 20 state senate seat held by the late Gary Kubly. Continue Reading
May 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune
A television program that motivates viewers to explore the great outdoors found right outside their front doors is about to air.
Pioneer Public Television Channel 10 will air its locally produced “Minnesota River Sensations” at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Continue Reading
May 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune
Pioneer Public Television is offering viewers a guided tour of four state parks on the Minnesota River.
The locally produced “Our State Parks: Minnesota River Sensations” will feature Big Stone Lake, Lac qui Parle, Upper Sioux Agency and Fort Ridgely state parks.
February 1, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in southwestern Minnesota due to blowing snow, heavy drifting and reduced visibility. Continue Reading&