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Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge
Twins emphasis on nutrition goes down to farm club level
Minnesota teacher's lawsuit over high school assault dismissed
Minnesota man found guilty in attempt to kill his ex-wife at work
UPDATE: Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Prep Baseball: Dragons blanked in season-ender
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
May 20, 2017
Mille Lacs Lake bass population TBD
WEALTHWOOD, Minn.—Thursday was a slow day for bass fishing on Mille Lacs Lake for three fisheries staff members with the Minnesota DNR. Luckily they weren't looking to take any home. Just a handful of bass were scooped in about 20 minutes, mainly from shores and docks on the...
May 20, 2017 - 7:45pm
July 1, 2014
Flood damage assessment begins today, Renville County included
ST. PAUL -- Local, state and federal officials are beginning their assessment of June flood damages across Minnesota. The process begins with heavily hit southwestern Minnesota's Rock, Jackson, Nobles and Renville counties Tuesday and Wednesday. State Public Safety Department...
July 1, 2014 - 9:50am
April 30, 2012
Street improvement assessment scheduled June 4
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee has voted to recommend the council set June 4 as the date for the 2012 street improvement assessment hearing. City Public Works Director Holly Wilson said city staff is preparing the amounts that will be assessed...
April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for the Minnesota Falls Dam Removal Project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments until July 27 on an environmental assessment worksheet that was prepared for a project to remove the Minnesota Falls Dam located on the Minnesota River in Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties. The...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Extension educators advise on assessing hail-damaged corn, beans
ST. PAUL -- Recent storms damaged crops in an area from Lyon through Renville counties. Corn in this area had seven to eight leaf collars when damaged, and soybean had three to five fully developed trifoliolate leaves. According to University of Minnesota Extension agronomist Jeff...
July 6, 2011 - 1:18pm
December 17, 2010
New London votes to keep 2011 levy flat
NEW LONDON -- The New London City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday to keep the 2011 tax rate the same as this year. The general fund levy of $198,000 for next year is a couple hundred dollars less than the 2010 levy. The zero percent levy increase will mean a tax cut for many New London...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Assessment set for Diamond Lake project
ATWATER -- Following a brief project update and public hearing Friday night in Atwater, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners unanimously approved the base assessment rate for the first phase of the Diamond Lake sanitary sewer project. The $2,395,120 total assessment that's being charged...
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Schools hold their ground in state tests; improvement seen for some
Minnesota's public schools and their students seem to have held steady this year in the state's assessment of how well the schools are teaching reading and math. Statewide, the number of schools that are listed as making adequate yearly progress was about the same, but students'...
August 11, 2010 - 1:26am
April 3, 2010
Preliminary flood damage assessment tops $14M
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
Renville County down under
Their Chevrolet Malibu comes to a stop in yet another farm yard and a golden Labrador suddenly emerges. Bruce Bloomgren cautiously cracks open...
December 5, 2009 - 8:00am
July 15, 2009
County officials survey damage; trees appear hardest hit
SPICER -- Eight to 10 homes, garages and sheds in Spicer had roof damage from Tuesday's storm, according to a report from Kandiyohi County Emergency Management. In addition, an assessment of the damage indicated "lots of devastating tree damage," said Kim Lindahl, deputy director...
July 15, 2009 - 11:11pm