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Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobs
US new home sales fall less than expected in August
Deaths, complications after surgery decline at VA
'PLUS' college loans can be a big minus for parents
At least seven injured in shooting in Houston; gunman shot by police
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
September 14, 2016
YM County, Clarkfield to decide fate of school buildings
GRANITE FALLS—The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners is looking for community input as the fate of the former Clarkfield school...
September 14, 2016 - 8:45pm
May 18, 2016
Montana couple’s bid to disqualify judge denied
MONTEVIDEO — A Montana couple charged in Chippewa County District Court with 12 felony counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult cannot disqualify Judge Thomas Van Hon from their cases, a judge has ruled. The May 9 ruling from Chief District Judge Donald Spilseth came...
May 18, 2016 - 11:17pm
May 11, 2016
No injuries after explosion at Clarkfield grain elevator
All employees have been accounted for and no injuries were reported after an explosion at the Clarkfield Grain Elevator around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten said the Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting the explosion and fire, according to...
May 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
May 5, 2016
Judicial process continues for Montana couple despite their absence
WILLMAR — Warrants are still active for the arrests of Billings, Montana, couple Michael Scott Christie and Martina Annette Christie, but a hearing in the criminal case alleging the two exploited $340,000 of Michael’s elderly mother’s estate proceeded without the two Thursday....
May 5, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 30, 2016
Early morning fire destroys Clarkfield house
CLARKFIELD — A Clarkfield man escaped unharmed when an early morning fire destroyed his residence Wednesday, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office reported. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of the fire at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday at 713 13th Street. The Clarkfield Field...
March 30, 2016 - 11:22pm
November 3, 2015
YME voters approve increased levy
GRANITE FALLS - Voters in the Yellow Medicine East School District supported an increased operating levy by a nearly two-to-one margin, casting 1,289 “yes’’ to 696 “no’’ ballots in the referendum Tuesday. The district asked voters to increase the per-pupil levy by $300,...
November 3, 2015 - 9:03pm
March 23, 2015
Clarkfield councilman gets restraining order against mayor
CLARKFIELD — A Clarkfield City Council member has obtained a temporary restraining order from the district court, barring the community’s...
March 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
January 12, 2015
Records published Jan. 13
This is the records summary for Jan. 13. Fire destroys barn near Clarkfield CLARKFIELD — A barn was destroyed in an early morning fire Sunday near Clarkfield. Straw bales inside the barn were also destroyed, but all the animals were able to escape, according to the Yellow Medicine...
January 12, 2015 - 11:26pm
December 22, 2014
Records published Dec. 23
This is the records summary for Dec. 23. Man injured Monday in Yellow Medicine County accident CLARKFIELD — A man was injured in a car accident Monday morning on Minnesota Highway 67, west of Yellow Medicine County Road 21. Jeovany Umanzor Fuentes, 41, of Clarkfield was reportedly...
December 22, 2014 - 11:06pm
November 13, 2014
Man sentenced to probation after high-speed chase
GRANITE FALLS — The 30-year-old Clarkfield man who led law enforcement on a high-speed chase this August in the Clarkfield area will serve five years of probation after he was sentenced Thursday on a number of charges stemming from the incident. Matthew James Nelson was sentenced...
November 13, 2014 - 11:21pm
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
September 12, 2014
Highway 59 resurfacing project to begin Monday near Clarkfield
CLARKFIELD — Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 59 between Yellow Medicine County Road 3 to just north of Clarkfield may encounter delays beginning Monday as crews resurface the road. In addition to resurfacing, American Disability Act improvements will be made in the city of...
September 12, 2014 - 11:35pm
August 18, 2014
Clarkfield man faces multiple charges after high-speed car chase
GRANITE FALLS — The 30-year-old Clarkfield man who was involved in a high-speed chase with law enforcement earlier this month in Clarkfield made his first appearance in court Monday on a number of charges. Matthew James Nelson faces Yellow Medicine County charges of felony assault...
August 18, 2014 - 11:26pm
August 7, 2014
Clarkfield man in custody after high-speed chase
GRANITE FALLS — A Clarkfield man is in custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase during which items fell out of his pickup truck and an attached trailer. Matthew Nelson, 30, scuffled with and escaped from a sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to take him into custody...
August 7, 2014 - 11:28pm
June 11, 2014
ATV class planned for Clarkfield
CLARKFIELD — The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office will host an ATV safety training class at the Clarkfield Fire Hall starting at 10 a.m. on July 19. Prior to attending the class, students will need to complete the ATV safety training CD, which are available at the Sheriff’s...
June 11, 2014 - 11:16pm