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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 26, 2016
Records published Sept. 27
This is the records summary for Sept. 27. Renville County house fire ignited by child playing with lighter
September 26, 2016 - 11:50pm
Renville County house fire ignited by child playing with lighter
FRANKLIN -- Authorities say a Sunday house fire on the southern edge of Renville County started in a sofa, and a preliminary investigation suggests...
September 26, 2016 - 12:25pm
September 22, 2016
In sesquicentennial video, Renville County residents tell their stories
OLIVIA — To celebrate Renville County's 150th anniversary, Gail Miller turned not to the past and stories well-known but to the present....
September 22, 2016 - 8:22am
May 6, 2016
Man killed in Renville County ATV crash
FRANKLIN - Erik Lee Green, 34, of Franklin died when the ATV he was driving struck a vehicle parked on the shoulder of a road in Franklin in Renville County at 7:33 p.m. on Thursday. The Renville County Sheriff’s Department reported that Green was driving the ATV on County Road...
May 6, 2016 - 1:43pm
February 17, 2016
Franklin man to serve maximum sentence for campsite killing in Renville County
OLIVIA - Dwayne Alan Case, 30, might have saved the life of Elizabeth Gregg, 46, had he gotten immediate medical help for her after firing a...
February 17, 2016 - 4:00am
February 16, 2016
Case to serve 415 months for campsite killing
OLIVIA—Dwayne Alan Case, 30, might have saved the life of Elizabeth Gregg, 46, had he gotten immediate medical help for her after firing a broadhead tipped arrow into her abdomen at a remote campsite in Renville County on June 12, 2015. Case, of Franklin, will now serve a 415...
February 16, 2016 - 4:28pm
December 9, 2015
Franklin man pleads guilty to killing woman with an arrow
OLIVIA — A Franklin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a woman with an arrow after an apparent argument while they shared a remote campsite...
December 9, 2015 - 11:58pm
Man pleads guilty to murder of woman at western Minn. campsite
OLIVIA -- A Franklin man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman in June at a campsite in Renville County. Dwayne Case, 29, of Franklin, entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder -- with intent for the June 12 death of Elizabeth Gregg, 46, of Morgan. Case entered a Norgaard plea...
December 9, 2015 - 4:44pm
August 14, 2015
Morgan man faces murder charge: Dwayne Case allegedly killed girlfriend with bow and arrow and then attempted to kill himself
FRANKLIN — A Morgan man who survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound is facing a charge that he killed his girlfriend with a bow and arrow earlier this summer at a makeshift campsite near Franklin. Dwayne Alan Case, 29, was arrested Friday after it was determined he was medically...
August 14, 2015 - 9:38pm
December 4, 2012
Update: Redwood Falls, Minn., man apprehended after chase to face attempted murder charges
OLIVIA — A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville and Redwood counties on Monday afternoon will face charges of attempted first-degree murder. Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, allegedly rammed his pickup truck into a squad car while an officer...
December 4, 2012 - 4:39pm
Suspect to be charged in 38-mile chase through Morton, into Redwood Falls, Minn.
OLIVIA — A suspect is in custody after leading law officers in Renville and Redwood counties on a 38-mile chase that went through the city of Morton, and included striking a patrol car before squad cars could force the suspect’s vehicle to stop in Redwood Falls. Brian Noel Hester,...
December 4, 2012 - 4:00pm
March 19, 2012
Franklin, Minn., an unlikely biomass test kitchen
The Minnesota Valley Alfalfa Producers are striving to concoct the right recipe for rural economic development and energy independence. Their...
March 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 4, 2010
WILLMAR -- The story line behind the Minnesota Opera's current production of "Cinderalla" is very much about the combining of some very talented...
November 4, 2010 - 4:19pm