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Kennedy Elementary plans new parking, drop-off routine in morning
Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Klobuchar: The cost of the EpiPen price increases
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
KERKHOVEN - A flying enthusiast from Kerkhoven known for his good humor and love for friends has died in a plane crash in Lac Crosse County,...
July 29, 2016 - 11:40am
July 11, 2016
Highway 12 resurfacing project begins July 18 between Benson, Kerkhoven
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists on U.S. Highway 12 between Benson and Kerkhoven will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing...
July 11, 2016 - 12:09am
June 22, 2016
Records published June 22
This is the records summary for June 22. Fire DEGRAFF — Firefighters with the Degraff, Kerkhoven, Murdock, and Benson volunteer departments...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
November 19, 2015
Records published Nov. 19
This is the records summary for Nov. 19. DeGraff man found dead in vehicle BENSON — A 59-year-old DeGraff man was found deceased in his vehicle at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday in a ditch south of DeGraff on 70th Street Southeast in Swift County. The Swift County Sheriff’s Office...
November 19, 2015 - 12:00am
November 18, 2015
Driver found deceased in single-vehicle crash in Swift County
BENSON - Emergency responders in Swift County responded to an accident on Tuesday, where a man was found deceased. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Department: A 59-year-old DeGraff man was found deceased in his vehicle in a ditch south of DeGraff on 70th Street Southeast...
November 18, 2015 - 9:42am
April 9, 2015
April 9: Man dies in Swift County accident early this morning
DEGRAFF -- A South Dakota man died from injuries sustained in a car accident reported around 12:21 a.m. this morning north of Degraff. John Sherman, 58, of Kimball, S.D., was driving a 2006 Nissan Titan pickup truck southbound on Swift County Road 31 near 10th Street Northeast...
April 9, 2015 - 4:31pm
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
July 31, 2014
Montevideo man facing felony charges after chase with Swift County deputy
BENSON — With three previous convictions for impaired driving, Jared Douglas Steen decided to attempt to outrun a Swift County sheriff’s deputy when signaled to stop for speeding in DeGraff, a criminal complaint filed in Swift County alleges. Steen, 25, of Montevideo, now faces...
July 31, 2014 - 11:33pm
July 23, 2014
Highway 29 to close Monday between Benson, Highway 40
BENSON — Minnesota Highway 29 between Benson and Minnesota Highway 40 will be closed for resurfacing and bridge rebuilding projects starting Monday. Eleven miles of road will be resurfaced using a cold-in-place recycling method rather than the traditional mill and overlay method...
July 23, 2014 - 12:09am
July 16, 2014
DeGraff woman killed in Swift County accident
DEGRAFF –– Smart, talented and shy around adults, Kayla Wrobleski was described by family as a kid magnet who doted on the young children...
July 16, 2014 - 11:30pm
UPDATE: DeGraff woman killed in Swift County accident last night
DEGRAFF –– A 19-year old woman from DeGraff was killed last night in a three-car crash in Swift County. The State Patrol identified the victim as Kayla Wrobleski. The accident was reported at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 12, three miles east of DeGraff. According...
July 16, 2014 - 12:17pm
One killed in Swift County accident last night
DEGRAFF –– A three-car crash near DeGraff last night killed the driver of one of the vehicles. The identity of the victim has not been released. The accident was reported at 8:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 12, three miles east of DeGraff. According to the Minnesota State Patrol,...
July 16, 2014 - 7:42am
August 23, 2012
Weather moving across Swift County, hail reported southeast of Milan, Minn.
BENSON -- The National Weather Service radar is tracking strong thunderstorms along a line from three miles southeast of Appleton to seven miles southeast of Danvers to four miles east of DeGraff. The Weather Service says these storms are moving northeast at 30 mph. Hail up to nickel...
August 23, 2012 - 11:55am
November 10, 2010
DeGraff returns incumbents
DEGRAFF -- Unofficial results for the City of DeGraff show three incumbents returned to office, even though none of them filed for re-election. Voters returned Randy Simmonds to the mayor's post with 27 votes. They returned Ernest Thompson and Adam Himley to seats on the City Council...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
Labor Day celebration
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am