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Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
St. Paul to settle ex-paramedic's lawsuit
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Softball: Willmar offense goes wild to pick up first win
Baseball: Cards get in an inning
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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. 27, 2012, at the South Central Grain and Energy facility in Buffalo Lake. The allegations are contained in...
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. The young singer has...
April 1, 2013 - 10:57am