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David O. Johnson
Kathleen H. Diederich
Donna G. R. Gilman
October 24, 2016
Records published Oct. 25
This is the records summary for Oct. 25. Olivia police investigate restaurant break-in OLIVIA — Police in Olivia put a call out to the...
6 hours 22 min ago
Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
OLIVIA — As the years have gone by, new leads about the death of 56-year-old Cosmos man Robert "Bob" Verdon have dwindled. Renville County...
8 hours 12 min ago
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
MONTEVIDEO — Described at the time as believing the city had "a conspiracy going against him," the former mayor of Watson pleaded guilty...
10 hours 25 min ago
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
WILLMAR — The fourth public open house for the roundabout project near Blomkest is set from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Willmar Public Library, 410 Fifth St. S.W. in Willmar. The roundabout will be constructed next summer at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state...
10 hours 31 min ago
October 22, 2016
Minnesota DNR designates Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area
ST. PAUL – The Department of Natural Resources this week designated the state's second groundwater management area. According to a news release...
October 22, 2016 - 9:24am
October 21, 2016
5 injured in Stearns County accident
PAYNESVILLE – Five passengers were injured Friday afternoon, one seriously, when a vehicle left Minnesota state Highway 4 north of Paynesville...
October 21, 2016 - 10:50pm
Man sentenced to prison for threatening family with gun
GRANITE FALLS — A 21-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for pulling a gun on a couple and their 1-year-old son,...
October 21, 2016 - 9:46am
October 19, 2016
Dayton approves state disaster relief for Renville County
OLIVIA — Renville County will receive an estimated $309,525 in state disaster assistance for cleanup and repairs to public infrastructure...
October 19, 2016 - 4:51pm
October 18, 2016
Dam work halted near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — Due to excessive rains and high waters along the Minnesota River near Montevideo, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has halted construction on the Lac qui Parle Dam. It was deemed unsafe to continue work on the project at this time. The Corp's maintenance and repair...
October 18, 2016 - 8:08pm
Fire destroys rural Grove City shed
GROVE CITY—An acetylene torch engulfed a rural Grove City shed in flames Monday night, completely gutting the structure valued at over...
October 18, 2016 - 1:01pm
78-year-old man airlifted after Renville rollover crash
RENVILLE—A Crosby man was airlifted after a late-night rollover crash on Renville County Road 21 just northeast of Renville. At 12:30...
October 18, 2016 - 10:17am
October 17, 2016
Records published Oct. 18
This is the records summary for Oct. 18. Escape from custody WILLMAR — A 26-year-old woman was arrested just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday for...
October 17, 2016 - 11:50pm
Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of poaching charges
ST. PAUL — It is unlawful for law enforcement to place a tracking device on a vehicle without a search warrant, the Minnesota Court of...
October 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
MnDOT hitting the road to get input on work ahead
LITCHFIELD — There are miles and miles of roads to repair in the next 10 years. And for the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District...
October 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 16, 2016
Governor's Pheasant Opener 2016: Governor leaves empty handed,but a great day to be in field
MONTEVIDEO - Governor Mark Dayton has now gone six years in a row without a bird in the Governor's Pheasant Opener he started, and he was upped...
October 16, 2016 - 2:57pm