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Avian flu won’t have negative effect on poultry supply, cost
Five injured in three-vehicle crash north of Dassel Friday evening
Asphyxiation used to kill condemned poultry
USDA: Avian flu ‘extremely low-risk’ for humans
Islamic Society to elect new board Sunday
NHL playoffs: Wild right their ship
Hernandez, Mariners shut out Twins
Vikings can fortify Bridgewater’s cast at draft next week
Prep golf: Friday's results
College softball: Warriors drop two to Rochester
Prairie Winds Concert Band sets concerts Sunday in Willmar, Minnesota
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
West Central Singers’ ‘Bedtime Stories’ concerts this weekend
Lac qui Parle Mission open house set for Sunday near Montevideo, Minnesota
Belgrade, Minnesota, author releases sequel to ‘Jude’s Gentle Giants’
D’Huyvetter joins Anez Consulting
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
Ridgewater College partners for job training
Heritage Bank offers debit card fraud control
Moonlighting: Portion of U.S. workforce holding multiple jobs declines
Alvin G. Blom
Harold J. Dilley
Marlys L. Dalager
Delores A. Rueff
Dorothy E.L. Tollefson
Gartner — Hammond
Heiling — Zimmer
Olson — Schlitter
Video: Gorbie 10-weeks post-amputation
Video: West Central Connection Chorus
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Minnesota Opinion: Obsessing over weight can signal problems
Playing games with avian flu
Letter: Reach out to immigrants
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Avian flu: Public forum at 3 p.m. Saturday in Willmar with Dayton, other lawmakers
April 14, 2015
Canadians try to smuggle marijuana in maple syrup cans
DULUTH — A box of maple syrup cans coming through the U.S. border could have provided more than a sugar high. The steel maple syrup cans provided a guise for marijuana coming into the United States from Canada earlier this month. Two Canadians heading south declared they had a...
news / world
April 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
April 8, 2015
Canadian woman found dead at Minnesota ski resort
LUTSEN — The body of a Thunder Bay, Ontario, woman was found Monday morning on a trail at the Lutsen Mountains Ski Resort, police said. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office reported a search began at daybreak Monday for Andrea Matyuska, 32, after it was reported that she hadn’t...
news / state
April 8, 2015 - 8:00am
January 15, 2015
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
TORONTO (Reuters) - Target Corp will abandon its ill-fated expansion into Canada less than two years after launch, the U.S. discount retailer said on Thursday, in a surprise retreat that will put more than 17,000 employees out of work and cost it billions.
January 15, 2015 - 12:44pm
October 22, 2014
Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby
OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near a room where Prime MinisterStephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was fatally shot at a nearby war memorial, jolting the Canadian capital.
news / world
October 22, 2014 - 4:45pm
Canadian parliament locked down, soldier fatally wounded in Ottawa shooting
OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman shot and fatally wounded a soldier inOttawa on Wednesday and then entered the country's parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital.
news / world
October 22, 2014 - 1:15pm
Shooting locks down Canadian parliament; one suspect reported dead
OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman shot and wounded a soldier in Ottawa and then entered the country's parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired, according to media and eyewitness reports on Wednesday.
news / world
October 22, 2014 - 11:28am
Tragedy strikes family twice
OLIVIA — A family with its roots in Renville County is mourning the loss of two brothers who died days apart, one in a tragic hunting accident. Ken...
news / local
September 22, 2014 - 11:30pm
Friends mourning loss of former Olivia grad killed by grizzly while hunting in Canada
Ken and Brenda Novotny OLIVIA — A family with its roots in Renville County is mourning the loss of two brothers who died days apart, one in a tragic hunting accident. Ken Novotny, 53, of Germantown, Tennessee, died Wednesday when he was attacked by a grizzly bear while...
news / region
September 22, 2014 - 12:41pm
February 21, 2014
Editorial: Ice hockey drama at the Sochi Olympics
It has been a thrilling week so far in the ice hockey tournaments at the Sochi Olympics. As the host country, Russia had a lot of hope riding on its mens and womens teams at the Sochi Olympics. Neither team made it to a medal game. The Russian womens team had won bronze at the recent...
opinion / editorials
February 21, 2014 - 6:15am
February 20, 2014
Canada nips U.S. in overtime for women's ice hockey gold medal
SOCHI, Russia - Canada won their fourth consecutive Olympic women's ice hockey gold medal with a 3-2 overtime win over the United States at the Sochi Games on Thursday. The win capped an undefeated run in Sochi for a Canadian team that have won four of the five gold medals awarded...
February 20, 2014 - 1:58pm
February 12, 2014
Quick goals turn tide in Canada-US women's hockey pool play (spoiler alert)
February 12, 2014 - 10:40am
February 4, 2014
Wal-Mart to invest $500 million in Canada, create 7,500 jobs
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday it would invest about $500 million this year to strengthen its presence in Canada, creating more than 7,500 jobs including construction. The investments include more than $376 million for store projects, $91 million for distribution...
February 4, 2014 - 9:00am
January 27, 2014
Thousands shiver in Manitoba as pipeline blast cuts natural gas supply
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Thousands of Manitoba residents were without natural gas to heat their homes and businesses for a third frigid day on Monday, following a weekend explosion along a TransCanada Corp pipeline in the Western Canadian province.
news / world
January 27, 2014 - 12:28pm
January 24, 2014
Firefighters melt ice to retrieve bodies after Quebec blaze
OTTAWA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Canadian police and firefighters used steam machines on Friday to melt thick ice encasing the corpses of elderly people who died in a massive blaze that destroyed a wooden retirement residence in rural Quebec the day before.
news / world
January 24, 2014 - 11:52am
January 8, 2014
Fire at Canada train derailment burns through the night
TORONTO (Reuters) - Fire burned into the early hours of Wednesday morning after a Canadian National Railway train carrying propane and crude oil derailed in New Brunswick, Canada, according to a report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The broadcaster reached Tim Corbin,...
news / education
January 8, 2014 - 10:06am