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'Chosen Few' tells story of sacrifice: YME grad among those who gave his life for country
Minnesota man, 38, accused of fatally stabbing parents with screwdriver
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Held hostage by Fargo murder suspect, woman heard victim beg for his life
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
St. Paul Saints to honor pro baseball rarity, a woman pitcher, with bobblehead
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
May 22, 2017
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
OLIVIA — Renville County residents will find park closures because of flooding. Anderson Lake County Park in rural Franklin and Mack Lake...
May 22, 2017 - 6:28pm
March 16, 2017
Fairfax man gets jail, probation for six child pornography charges
OLIVIA — A Fairfax man was sentenced last month to a year in jail, seven years of probation and stayed prison time for possessing "thousands"...
March 16, 2017 - 5:46am
March 13, 2017
Appeals court rejects reduction in sentence in Renville County murder
OLIVIA — The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected a bid by a Renville County defendant for a reduction of his 415-month prison sentence...
March 13, 2017 - 8:31pm
January 23, 2017
Man arrested after pursuit in Renville County
FAIRFAX – A man who led police on a six-mile pursuit Sunday afternoon in Renville County was arrested on drinking and driving-related charges...
January 23, 2017 - 6:52am
January 16, 2017
Fort Ridgely 'Friends' to rally Jan. 19 for golf course
FAIRFAX — Supporters of the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park will hold a public rally at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairfax Community...
January 16, 2017 - 8:50am
December 5, 2016
DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
FAIRFAX — The Department of Natural Resources invites the public to review a draft management plan amendment for Fort Ridgely State Park,...
December 5, 2016 - 5:24am
November 23, 2016
DNR rejects offer to save Fort Ridgley golf course
FAIRFAX — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has rejected an offer by the city of Fairfax and Friends of the Fort Ridgely State...
November 23, 2016 - 7:30am
November 19, 2016
One dead, seven injured in Renville County crash
MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The...
November 19, 2016 - 11:57am
November 11, 2016
Fairfax man pleads guilty to six child pornography charges
OLIVIA — Authorities say a Fairfax man admitted to possessing "thousands" of images of child pornography, pleading guilty Monday in Renville...
November 11, 2016 - 12:55pm
October 6, 2016
Merlin Marlowe letter: Reasons to vote for Trump
The Republican candidate for president of the United States of America is Donald J. Trump. Is Donald a "pro-Amtrak" Republican? Let's be cautiously optimistic. Donald wrote this in 2015: "Our airports, bridges, water tunnels, power grids, rail systems, our nation's entire infrastructure...
October 6, 2016 - 7:37am
June 17, 2016
Fort Ridgely golf course to close permanently after this season
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will keep the golf course at Fort Ridgely open through Labor Day weekend, but is committed...
June 17, 2016 - 11:37pm
June 8, 2016
Fort Ridgely Friends offers help to save golf course
FAIRFAX — The Friends of Fort Ridgely State Park hopes to persuade the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to keep the park’s golf...
June 8, 2016 - 11:32pm
July 30, 2014
UPDATE: Victim in fatal power line accident ID’d
FAIRFAX –– The victim in Monday’s fatal power line workplace accident near Fairfax has been identified. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Department, Brett D. Binman, 26, of North St. Paul, died as a result of injuries sustained at a power line work site northeast...
July 30, 2014 - 10:29am
July 28, 2014
One dead, one injured in power line accident in Renville County
FAIRFAX — One person died as a result of a work accident Monday morning in Renville County. According to a release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, 911 calls were made shortly before 9 a.m. Monday about an incident at a power line worksite northeast of Fairfax along...
July 28, 2014 - 11:08pm
June 20, 2014
Flooding closes Fort Ridgley State Park
ST. PAUL — Effective immediately, the campgrounds, horse camp and trails at Fort Ridgely State Park near Fairfax have been closed due to flooding, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Joanne Svendsen, assistant park manager, said once flood waters recede,...
June 20, 2014 - 11:07am