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Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
Local decorations light up the holiday season
Mall of America temporarily closes stores amid protest
A group of Minnesota atheists isn’t sitting out the Christmas season
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
Spuds earn five-point victory over Lakers
Dance teams nearly sweep at Fergus Falls, fourth at conference kick
Top-ranked Minneota defeats Frazee for Kertscher Duals championship
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Albright named as BWSR’s Watershed Employee of the Year
Plowing snow onto highway can be a hazard, considered illegal
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
September 17, 2014
Wind turbines near Rollag make some noise, but residents haven’t had much to shout about
The 32 wind turbines and their broad, whirling blades stand tall on heights of land that once defined the shores of glacial Lake Agassiz. Exploiting winds that buffet the hills near Rollag in Clay County and a small corner of Becker County, the towers pump nearly 50 megawatts of...
September 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
September 3, 2014
Steam Threshers Reunion: Taking a step back in time
September 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 23, 2014
Steam Threshers Reunion coming up
Soon they’ll be coming around the mountain (or hill) for the 61st annual Western Minnesota Steam Thresher Reunion, set for Aug. 29, through Sept. 1. The annual event is held every Labor Day weekend just outside of the tiny town of Rollag, south of Hawley. “It’s a living...
entertainment / events
August 23, 2014 - 8:30am
May 27, 2014
One arrested after large underage gravel pit party near Rollag
ROLLAG, Minn. – Police found more than 100 people partying in a gravel pit near the border of Clay and Becker counties between Sunday night and Monday morning. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said a deputy followed several cars to the gravel pit east of Rollag around midnight. The...
news / crime
May 27, 2014 - 8:41am
December 21, 2013
Unusual encounter: Man gets close to hawk near Rollag
A West Fargo man working on the roof of a home under construction near here Wednesday documented in photos his close encounter with a hawk. Jim Johnson said the large bird first tried to land on the hand railing of the forklift he was operating and then flew up to the roof of the...
December 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
September 3, 2013
There’s just something about Rollag
Get ready to engage all five senses when you enter the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion near Rollag. The first thing you notice as you get close are the clouds of steam and black smoke spouting high from various sources around the expansive reunion grounds. When...
September 3, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 28, 2013
Steam Threshers Reunion now in 60th year
This year, the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion at Rollag will honor Gaar Scott equipment, a brand that’s not common in this area — but one that helped launch the reunion in the first place. It all started in 1940 when local thresher men, the Nelson boys, fired up...
August 28, 2013 - 12:09pm
August 31, 2012
This Week in Entertainment
Sunday, Sept. 2 FESTIVALS Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Rollag. Steam threshing, lumber sawing, prony brake and blacksmithing demonstrations, steam train rides, merry-go-round; over 100 display areas in Miniatureland, the Sandbox, Main Street,...
events / music / entertainment
August 31, 2012 - 1:02pm
August 21, 2009
Rollag to celebrate women of WMSTR
From Friday, Sept. 4 to Monday, Sept. 7, the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion will take over Rollag. All are invited to take several...
news / events
August 21, 2009 - 3:53pm
October 10, 2008
Driver killed in turkey truck crash on Friday morning near Rollag
ROLLAG - The driver of a turkey truck died after the truck left a road near Rollag and rolled "at least 50 feet" down an embankment, Clay County...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Rollag steam threshers reunion continues today and Monday
The fourth annual Snellman Days celebration concludes today (Sunday) in Snellman, Minn. Festivities will include a brunch, flea market, bake sale, fresh produce stand, all-day cookout, bingo (with 100 percent payout both days) and more. *** The 55th annual Western Minnesota Steam...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am