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Darwin teen airlifted after one-vehicle crash
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
Woman fires pellet gun at Pokemon Go players
News anchor swept over waterfall, plunges 125 feet to her death
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Commentary: Herr Trumpf, how horrifying
July 23, 2016
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
MAYNARD—Jason and Paula Boike lost their rural Maynard farm home and most of their possessions in an early morning fire Thursday. But three...
July 23, 2016 - 12:02am
July 14, 2016
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 5, 2016
Exceeding weight capacity, winds blamed in fatal Montevideo plane crash in 2014
MONTEVIDEO—The combined effect of being over the weight limit of the plane and gusty wind conditions caused the crash of an ultralight aircraft Sept. 7, 2014, at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Airport that took the lives of two brothers. The National Transportation Safety Board...
July 5, 2016 - 6:05pm
June 6, 2016
Montevideo man arrested for first-degree murder
MONTEVIDEO - Montevideo police have arrested a 32-year-old Montevideo man in connection with a South Dakota homicide. According to a news release,...
June 6, 2016 - 12:29pm
May 31, 2016
Citizens to run for county commissions
WILLMAR — The following candidates filed for seats on area county boards, according to information available early Tuesday evening from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website. Filing for county offices closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Any candidate may withdraw a candidacy by 5...
May 31, 2016 - 11:07pm
April 5, 2016
Montevideo man sentenced to more than 36 years for killing roommate
MONTEVIDEO - District Judge Thomas Van Hon sentenced Michael Dean Grussing, 55, to serve 439 months for his second-degree murder conviction in...
April 5, 2016 - 4:13pm
March 14, 2016
Victim in Montevideo murder case not particularly vulnerable, judge rules
MONTEVIDEO—The judge who presided over the Michael Grussing murder trial has rejected a motion by prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence. A Chippewa County jury found Grussing, 54, of Montevideo, guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his roommate, Kevin Richardson,...
March 14, 2016 - 6:41pm
February 24, 2016
Chippewa County jury returns guilty verdict in Montevideo man's murder trial
MONTEVIDEO — A Chippewa County jury needed less than two hours of deliberations to return a guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial...
February 24, 2016 - 2:57pm
January 20, 2016
Couple faces charges after failing to pay for Clarkfield woman's care
MONTEVIDEO — When a Chippewa County man died in May 2010, his son was appointed conservator of his estate, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Court documents say the money was meant solely to provide for the care of the dead man’s widow. But an investigation by the Medicaid...
January 20, 2016 - 8:32am
January 4, 2016
Montevideo couple challenges permit for $19 million elevator expansion
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo couple has filed a lawsuit in the Minnesota Court of Appeals challenging a conditional use permit issued by Chippewa...
January 4, 2016 - 7:32pm
December 22, 2015
Jeep rolls on U.S. 212, injuring one
The Minnesota State Patrol reported a single-vehicle rollover accident Monday night in Chippewa County. Daniel Torres, 40, of Montevideo, was driving a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee westbound on U.S. Highway 212. The undivided highway was wet, according to the report. Torres lost control...
December 22, 2015 - 11:41am
December 10, 2015
Community health projects receive grants
Minnesota counties will collectively receive a $27.2 million funding boost from the Statewide Health Improvement Program, a community-led health effort through the Minnesota Department of Health. According to a news release, this year’s round of funding includes a new focus on the...
December 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
December 7, 2015
Man faces felony charge for striking bus this summer in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — The driver of a vehicle that crossed the centerline and crashed into a school bus transporting young Head Start students on...
December 7, 2015 - 9:42pm
September 9, 2015
One killed yesterday in Montevideo stabbing
MONTEVIDEO -- One person is dead as a result of a stabbing incident that happened Tuesday in Montevideo. The 44-year-old victim and the 54-year-old suspect in the case are both from Montevideo, according to a press release posted on the Montevideo Police Department's Facebook page. The...
September 9, 2015 - 7:41am
June 28, 2015
Two killed, seven injured in crash at Highway 40 intersection
MONTEVIDEO - Two people were killed and seven others, including three children, were injured in a crash Saturday evening at the junction of Minnesota Highways 40 and 29 between Benson and Montevideo. The Minnesota State Patrol said the broadside crash happened shortly before 9:30...
June 28, 2015 - 3:30pm