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August 9, 2018
Homeland Security Investigations personnel detain alleged undocumented workers as part of a raid on Christensen Farms properties in Minnesota and Wisconsin in August 2018. Courtesy photo / Department of Homeland Security
Immigration raids target businesses in Minnesota, Nebraska
August 9, 2018 - 11:06am
June 12, 2018
Brianna Gussert  Photo from Greg Gussert via GoFundMe / Washington Postplay button
'This is a tragedy': Criminal complaint reveals horrific conditions that lead to death of 13-year-old disabled girl
June 12, 2018 - 3:52pm
June 5, 2018
Body of fisherman found in west-central Minn. lake
June 5, 2018 - 5:21pm
June 4, 2018
This fixed structure dam impounds the waters in Marsh Lake and prevents the natural riverine system from experiencing the fluctuating water levels important for aquatic vegetation while also impeding natural fish migration. This lowhead dam will be replaced by a fish passage that will allow fish migration. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota's Marsh Lake project getting back on track
June 4, 2018 - 10:37pm
February 26, 2018
Clockwise from front right are partners in Barn Boss: Brad Mitchell, Jeff Stitt, and Mark Reidinger, flanked by a chore machine they’re marketing from Appleton, Minn. Photo taken Jan. 25, 2018, at Appleton, Minn. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn. invention Barn Boss cuts turkey trot
February 26, 2018 - 7:03am
January 17, 2018
Jonathan Burns, with CoreCivic, peers through a gate at a housing area in the Prairie Correctional Facility during a 2016 tour of the shuttered facility. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. gets price tag for buying or leasing western Minn. prison
January 17, 2018 - 8:53pm
October 2, 2017
Store employee Brenda Oyen re-stocks the new shelves Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Don's Food Pride. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Rural grocer reinvests in community's future
October 2, 2017 - 7:15pm
Legislation calling on the state to purchase the Prairie Correctional Facility did not survive the session, but a bill was approved calling on the state to hire an independent contractor to assess the facility for possible use by the state.  Forum News Service file photo
State to hire contractor to assess potential use of western Minnesota private prison
June 2, 2017 - 9:50pm
April 20, 2017
TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNEJonathan Burns, director, public affairs, Correctional Corporation of America, looks down one of the silent hallways leading to inmate cells and programming areas within the Appleton facility.
MN private prison remains in discussion, but without money
April 20, 2017 - 5:27pm
August 18, 2016
TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNEJonathan Burns, director, public affairs, Correctional Corporation of America, looks down one of the silent hallways leading to inmate cells and programming areas within the Appleton facility.
Lawmakers speculate price of Appleton prison could drop with federal phase-out of private facilities
August 18, 2016 - 6:34pm
July 20, 2016
A double-bunk cell is among nearly 800 empty, but maintained cells in the Prairie Correctional Facility. Maintenance staff check each cell once a week, flushing toilets and running the tap water. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Prison advocates vow to open unused private prison in Minnesota
July 20, 2016 - 6:00pm
March 22, 2016
A woman protests against Minnesota adding a prison during a Tuesday, March 22, 2016, state House committee meeting. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Protesters disrupt hearing on private prison in Minnesota
March 22, 2016 - 12:42pm
February 26, 2016
Nearly 300 people attended the community meeting Wednesday evening at the Appleton Armory to discuss the effort to reopen the Prairie Correctional Facility. Senator Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, addresses the audience with Representative Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg and Appleton Mayor Chad Syltie to his left. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Crowd gathers for meeting on reopening prison in Appleton
February 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
February 24, 2016
FILE PHOTO (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Coalition opposes using empty 1,640-bed Minnesota prison
February 24, 2016 - 12:46pm
January 14, 2016
Samantha Leno, left, volunteered as make-up artist for “Xenos,’’ and used her Ojibwa heritage as inspiration for design. She plays the lead role of a local who falls in love with one of the aliens played by Roy Hanley. (SUBMITTED)
Film produced in Minnesota prompts talk on refugees
January 14, 2016 - 4:45pm
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