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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS — A Granite Falls woman was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for stabbing a man last fall in an altercation that resulted in the victim suffering...

Jennifer Lynn Mead
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Grand Forks Herald

MORRIS, Minn. — A Minnesota company is helping larger farmers get out of their neighborhoods to find peers for sharing management techniques.

David Glinz, 73, of Jamestown, N.D., is a member of a farm peer group with Encore LLC, at Morris, Minn. A group of nine members from the U.S. and Canada convinced him to down-size to 12,000 acres and shed debt, by selling some of his land and equipment in an auction on March 21, 2018. Photo taken March 21, 2018, at Pingree, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
West Central Tribune

NEW LONDON — Sibley State Park marks its 100th birthday today in the best way possible.

The park will mark its official birth date with a hike and potluck gathering...

Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo

The picturesque stone buildings in Sibley State Park were constructed from 1935 to 1938 by workers with the Veterans Conservation Corps.
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A photo of the original tent camp erected by the first Veterans Conservation Crew workers who built the structures for which Sibley State Park is so well-known today.
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A postcard featuring the original lookout on Mt. Tom in Sibley State Park, year unknown.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
West Central Tribune

This is the records summary for April 23.

Vandalism

WILLMAR — The owner of a vehicle reported Monday that it had been vandalized on the 900 block of Third...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
West Central Tribune

BENSON - A three-run fifth inning lifted Benson to a comeback win over Montevideo on Monday.

The Braves plated three on run-scoring doubles from Jared Knutson and Will Enderson and...

Benson pitcher Jared Knutson fields an infield grounder and throws to first to get Montevideo runner Chase Korte during a West Central Conference game on Monday in Benson. Tom Larson / Tribune
Montevideo third baseman Noah Buseman fields a ground ball as Benson's Pat Minchow scampers to third during a West Central Conference game on Monday in Benson. Tom Larson / Tribune
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
West Central Tribune

WILLMAR - The Delano Tigers probably don't like Drey Dirksen too much after Monday.

Often the backstop for Willmar, Dirksen took off the catcher's mask and made his first...

Willmar's Drey Dirksen throws a fourth inning pitch in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Willmar's Drey Dirksen throws a fifth inning pitch in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Willmar's Drey Dirksen fires a first inning pitch in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Willmar second baseman AJ Backes throws to first base in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Willmar's Gunnar Banks makes contact in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Willmar's Drey Dirksen slides into home to score the game's first run while Delano's Cade Lommel throws to the catcher, Chris Glunz, in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Dirksen scored the game's first run, which proved to be enough for the 2-0 win. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Willmar's Caleb Owens sprints to third base in Monday's game against Delano at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribune
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
West Central Tribune

Battling through mid-40s temperatures, 15-to-25 MPH winds and a little drizzle, the BOLD girls were able to come out on top of the competition.

Playing in the Willmar Invitational Monday...

Willmar's Amanda Mathiasen hits an iron on her tee shot on hole No. 10 at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Mathiasen was co-medalist after carding an 82. Joe Brown / Tribune
BOLD's Lanie Mages watches her ball inch towards the hole on No. 9 at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. The Warriors took first as a team with a score of 366. Joe Brown / Tribune
Lac qui Parle Valley's Rachel Halvorson tees off on hole No. 10 at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Halvorson finished third with an 18-hole score of 83. Joe Brown / Tribune
BOLD's Leslie Snow chips out of the rough on hole No. 9 at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Joe Brown / Tribune
MACCRAY's Raelee Bristle hits an approach shot during Monday's Willmar Invitational at Eagle Creek Golf Club. Joe Brown / Tribune
Lac qui Parle Valley's Izabella Stender chips out of the fairway on hole nine at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Joe Brown / Tribune
Litchfield's Vaida Behnke follows through on her drive off the No. 10 tee at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Joe Brown / Tribune
Willmar's Bailey Olson chips out of the fairway on hole No. 9 at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Joe Brown / Tribune
Willmar's Kessa Mara hits a chip shot toward the hole on No. 18 at Eagle Creek Golf Club during Monday's Willmar Invitational. Joe Brown / Tribune
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

HOUSTON -- Jorge Polanco recorded his second four-hit game of the season, including a two-run, two-out homer in the eighth inning to carry the Minnesota Twins to a 9-5 victory...

Minnesota Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario (20, left) celebrates with Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23) after scoring a run against the Houston Astros during the first inning Monday, April 22, at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Erik Williams / USA TODAY Sports
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

DULUTH -- When Laurie Anderson’s husband died, she turned to the pen.

“People journal their grief. … That really got me through,” the Duluth woman said.

There are...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

BRAINERD, Minn. -- Half a century is a milestone certainly worth celebrating, and that’s just what Confidence Learning Center near Sylvan Lake intends to do.

Confidence Learning Center is a...

Rick Olson throws a water balloon during the balloon toss at the 2014 Right Friends Picnic at the Camp Confidence Learning Center.