delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:46:50 +0000 Cases of frozen pipes increasing in Clarkfield and Granite Falls Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:44:02 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer Tom Gillaspy to talk demographic trends and impacts at Bootlegger's March 20 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:35:49 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Morning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:00:01 +0000 In the news

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.

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The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]> Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]> Clarkfield woman pleads guilty to child endangerment Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:23:01 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff Writer Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews


Kelly Anderson-Person pleaded guilty to child endangerment for an incident in August when she pulled out a gun and attempted suicide while being interviewed by law officers and holding her then-nine-month-old daughter in her lap.
The 34-year-old of Hendricks, formerly of Clarkfield, pleaded guilty at a hearing on Tuesday at the Yellow Medicine [...]]]>
'Bumper year' expectations at SpecSys Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:19:10 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Greg Zyla: Designer and performance cars, and cartoon characters Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:16:16 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now Varvatos, by the way, is the noted menswear American contemporary fashion designer who not only lends his name to the 300H, he OKs and designs the numerous style accompaniments and special touches. The result is hands down one of the best-looking cars on the road today.
As for using designer names for cars, [...]]]>
Minnesota West '300 Bldg.' meeting Thurs., March 13 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:15:18 +0000 The ‘300 Building’ previously housed the auto body program before it was discontinued this [...]]]> Silvio Calabi: Toyota 4Runner is the world’s 44 Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:13:37 +0000 By Silvio Calabi More Content Now It was sometimes true too, mostly because a lot of cars weren't that sophisticated back then either. Now, though, as far as cars have come in 25 [...]]]> Yellow Medicine County would save $200,000 with bond refinance Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:11:57 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Greg Zyla: The AMC French connection Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:09:10 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now I want to also say that AMC was once a partner with Renault before it was sold to Chrysler. Some of the Renault cars were good, others not so good. Just wanted to write you a letter letting [...]]]> As deadlines approach, DNR seeks angler vigilance on shelter removal Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:39:03 +0000 Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews


The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking cooperation from anglers who need to act now to remove their fish shelters in the southern two-thirds of the state by 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 3.

For structures on lakes in the northern third of the state, the deadline is 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 17.

Shelters are required to [...]]]>
GFRR to focus on improving signage over course of '14 Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:32:46 +0000 Today in the News: Man comes back to life in body bag Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:36:08 +0000 Quote of note

"It [his pacemaker] could've kicked in, started his heart back. The bottom line is it's a miracle." - Coroner Dexter Howard of Holmes County, Miss., talking about an 78-year-old who was declared dead and then woke up in a body bag. Workers at a funeral home saw that the body bag was moving and found the man alive.

News to [...]]]> No better time to give to the food shelf than the month of March Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:43:56 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Pedestrian bridge rehabilitation getting ready to kick into gear Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:40:10 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor Drug court will be an option for qualified area offenders in YM and adjacent counties Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:35:40 +0000 Dan McGonigle Montevideo American News Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews


Yellow Medicine County, Chippewa County and Lac qui Parle County are in the process of establishing a drug court which should be operational sometime within the coming months.
As drug-related and alcohol-related arrests continue to be a problem, the state legislature has been awarding grants for the establishment of the courts statewide.
The [...]]]>
Today in the News: Other states pushing 'beliefs' bill like Arizona's Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

The bill that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed last night is about to come up in several other states, in different forms. The Arizona bill would let businesses deny service to gays and lesbians because of their religious beliefs. Similar bills are moving through the system in Georgia, Missouri, Idaho, Mississippi and other states. [...]]]> Police pursuit ends in Clarkfield Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:29:20 +0000 Ethan Groothuis Staff writer Annual Progress edition hot off the press Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:25:29 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor At the onset of every new year, the Advocate Tribune begins working on the newspaper’s largest annual endeavor; the three-part special section known as "Progress."
Focusing on community sectors and institutions that have been most active this past year, or that annually serve as a foundational pillar, the document is [...]]]> delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:46:51 +0000