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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
April 4, 2014
Accident takes life of Hector man
OLIVIA — Carlos Quezada, 42, was killed in a broadside accident on Minnesota Highway 4 in Renville County around 5 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Quezada was driving a 2006 Ford Freestyle southbound on the highway near milepost 86 when it collided...
April 4, 2014 - 2:03pm
February 20, 2013
Motorists sheltered in west central Minn. towns, deputies rescue several stranded in Monday’s storm
OLIVIA — Communities along U.S. Highway 212 in Renville County hosted roughly 100 stranded motorists in community centers and a church as winds created blizzard conditions Monday night. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable said that four squad cars were kept busy without a break...
February 20, 2013 - 12:19am
June 19, 2012
UPDATE: Glenwood teen hurt in Fairfax rollover identified
FAIRFAX -- The 18-year-old Glenwood boy in critical condition at North Memorial Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a rollover crash around 5:30 a.m. today north of Fairfax has been identified by the State Patrol. According to the Patrol, Darius E. Hott was driving a 1992...
June 19, 2012 - 1:41pm
Glenwood, Minn., teen in critical condition after rollover near Fairfax
FAIRFAX -- A 18-year-old Glenwood boy is in critical condition at North Memorial Medical Center after he was injured in a rollover crash around 5:30 a.m. today north of Fairfax. According to the State Patrol, the teen was driving a 1992 Cadillac Eldorado southbound on State Highway...
June 19, 2012 - 9:09am
August 10, 2011
Identity of victim in Fairfax area gravel pit is released
OLIVIA -- Renville County authorities have released the identity of the worker killed in an industrial-type accident in a gravel pit near Fairfax on Tuesday as Aaron D. Kaufmann, 24, of Hutchinson. He had become entangled in a piece of machinery and suffered an amputation. The...
August 10, 2011 - 12:19pm
Man dies in gravel pit accident near Fairfax, Minn.
FAIRFAX -- A 24-year-old man died Tuesday after becoming entangled in a moving conveyor belt in a gravel pit near Fairfax in Renville County. According to a news release, the Renville County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about noon Tuesday reporting an industrial accident...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am