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From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbows
'You've got to do something': Kindred man follows dying wife's plea for increased farm truck safety
Cause of Savage, Minn., teen's death at NDSU known but not released to public
Twins' Kepler hopes to return to lineup by Tuesday after tweaking back
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Brad Dokken: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
From on the air to on the water
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Virgil F. Scholl
David A. Mitteness
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Tribune Editorial: TIF proposal for First Street South block is a good idea for Willmar
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
July 27, 2017
Glencoe man sentenced to 4 years for rape
OLIVIA — A Glencoe man received a four-year prison sentence Wednesday for raping a woman in July 2016 in Buffalo Lake. Eric Edward Dostal,...
July 27, 2017 - 6:34am
June 28, 2017
Update: West Central Minn. man killed in skid loader accident identified
BUFFALO LAKE — A man was killed Tuesday afternoon in Renville County after the skid loader he was operating rolled into a ditch. The name...
June 28, 2017 - 9:36am
May 3, 2017
Glencoe man offers Alford plea to sexual assault
OLIVIA — A man charged with breaking into a woman's residence and raping her offered an Alford plea to a felony charge of criminal sexual...
May 3, 2017 - 7:48am
February 18, 2017
Renville County buffer law meetings slated Feb. 27-28
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer...
February 18, 2017 - 7:34am
August 9, 2016
Kottke Trucking acquires Walbon & Company
BUFFALO LAKE—Kottke Trucking of Buffalo Lake has purchased Walbon & Company's over-the-road operations. This includes Walbon's routes, trucks, trailers and Wildwood, Florida-based terminal. As part of the purchase Kottke has also set up an office in Eagan to manage the new business....
August 9, 2016 - 12:52pm
August 1, 2016
Glencoe man charged in rape, burglary in Buffalo Lake
OLIVIA—A 22-year-old man accused of forcing his way into a woman's apartment and raping her is now facing three felony charges in Renville...
August 1, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 14, 2015
Safety hook maker settles with family of man who died in 60-foot elevator fall
BUFFALO LAKE — A settlement has been reached in a product liability case following the death of Andrew Burnett in a construction accident Oct. 27, 2012, at the South Central Grain and Energy facility in Buffalo Lake. Burnett, 28, fell about 60 feet to his death when the wooden...
May 14, 2015 - 11:09pm
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 17, 2014
Buffalo Lake ethanol plant’s new owners will pay penalty for previous wastewater violation
ST. PAUL — The new owner of the ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake will be responsible for paying a $10,000 civil penalty resulting from a previous wastewater violation, according to information from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. In October 2012, Renville County officials...
April 17, 2014 - 5:00am
January 30, 2014
Buffalo Lake man faces charges for alleged meth lab
OLIVIA — A Buffalo Lake man with previous drug convictions is in the Renville County jail after agents with a drug task force seized from a closet in his basement bedroom what they allege are the chemicals and materials for making methamphetamine. Felony charges of controlled substance...
January 30, 2014 - 11:42pm
December 4, 2013
Wrongful death lawsuit filed in accident that killed man in Buffalo Lake
OLIVIA — The family of Andrew Burnett say that he was wearing a body safety harness attached to a lanyard when he fell approximately 60 feet to his death while working Oct.
December 4, 2013 - 10:21pm
September 9, 2013
Several area schools close early today because of heat
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools will dismiss students two hours early today, due to the anticipated extreme heat and humidity. In addition, after school activities and athletic events have been cancelled. BOLD and Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart schools will also be closing...
September 9, 2013 - 12:19pm
April 23, 2013
Buffalo Lake ethanol plant shuts down again
MINNEAPOLIS — A recently reopened southern Minnesota ethanol plant has shut down again and its top executives have been fired amid a bitter bankruptcy fight. Only 10 of Purified Renewable Energy's 23 employees remain on the job. And the Star Tribune of Minneapolis reports (http://bit.ly/12FilE6...
April 23, 2013 - 11:38am
April 1, 2013
Buffalo Lake's talented singer performs anthem at Timberwolves game
BUFFALO LAKE — Buffalo Lake’s famous singer of the national anthem performed for fans at the Minnesota Timberwolves game on March 30. McKaia Ryberg, 14, was absolutely in her glory singing at the start of the game, said her parents, Brian and Sandy Ryberg.
April 1, 2013 - 10:57am