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Renville, Minn., author releases two new works

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Two new works by a rural Renville County author of romance novels and middle-grade books have recently been released by Writers Amuse Me Publishing.
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Atwater, Minn., artist’s dance taught anew in New York City

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Ridgewater College art instructor Marjorie Nilssen likes to tell her students they are part of a dance.
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Willmar, Minn., area psychologist pens novel set in mental health hospital

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Author worked at Willmar Regional Treatment Center for 34 years Continue Reading

‘Hairspray’ opens tonight at Willmar, Minn., High School

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Ticket info
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children, and are available at Willmar Community Education and Recreation at Jefferson Leaning Center. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door one hour before each show at the high school.
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Willmar artist’s new painting has special significance to him and the community

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A small-town parade scene is depicted in a 7½-foot-by-12-foot mural completed by Willmar artist Ron Adams in October 2012. The mural is displayed at the Willmar Public Library, where Adams will be honored at an open house reception Saturday afternoon. Continue Reading

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

If voters OK hemp, unclear if farmers in those states would actually grow it

October 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SEATTLE Residents of Washington, Oregon and Colorado won’t just be considering whether to let adults buy pot at state-sanctioned shops when they vote next month on legalizing and taxing marijuana.
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Corn supplies down 32 percent, soybeans down 34 percent in Minn. as of Sept. 1

October 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest quarterly Grain Stocks report, Minnesota’s supply of old-crop corn totaled 102 million bushels on Sept. 1, down 32 percent from a year ago. This would be Minnesota’s lowest September corn supply since 1997.
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Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.

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

Prairie roots grow deep in western Minnesota

October 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A transplanted Meander artist celebrates a rural landscape and its people Continue Reading