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Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
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Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
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October 9, 2014
Man faces felony charges after accident severely injures passenger
MONTEVIDEO — A 26-year-old Milan man faces two felony charges of criminal vehicular operation after a man was seriously injured in August after being pinned inside a pickup truck. Bantasar Kantito also faces two misdemeanor charges of fourth-degree driving while impaired and made...
October 9, 2014 - 11:32pm
October 6, 2014
Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl
October 6, 2014 - 9:50am
August 5, 2014
State Patrol IDs Paynesville motorcyclist killed in crash east of Milan
MILAN — The Minnesota State Patrol said Tuesday that Larry A. Bollman, 58, of Paynesville was the motorcyclist who died of injuries suffered in a crash Monday morning on State Highway 40 five miles east of Milan. The Patrol said Bollman had parked his 2014 Harley-Davidson motorcycle...
August 5, 2014 - 11:53pm
State Patrol identifies Paynesville motorcyclist killed in crash east of Milan
MILAN -- The Minnesota State Patrol said Tuesday that Larry A. Bollman, 58, of Paynesville was the motorcyclist who was died of injuries suffered in a crash Monday morning on State Highway 40 five miles east of Milan. The patrol said Bollman had parked his 2014 Harley Davidson...
August 5, 2014 - 2:14pm
August 4, 2014
One person killed in accident near Milan
MILAN – One person died as the result of an accident on Minnesota Highway 40 about five miles east of Milan at 6:42 a.m. today, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The Minnesota State Patrol and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a collision involving a 2004...
August 4, 2014 - 6:41pm
Highway 40 east of Milan detoured due to accident
MILAN — Traffic on Minnesota Trunk Highway 40 east of Milan has been detoured this morning due to a fatal accident. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a collision involving a 2014 Harley Davidson Road Start motorcycle and a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. It occurred...
August 4, 2014 - 2:48pm
July 5, 2014
Driver in Milan crash identified
MILAN — The Minnesota State Patrol has released the identification of a driver injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash Friday morning. Raphael Marson, 27, of Milan was seriously injured in the crash, according to the State Patrol report. He was transported to North Memorial Medical...
July 5, 2014 - 11:32am
June 22, 2014
Milan man proposes wind turbines to power Willmar wastewater plant
WILLMAR — A Milan man is proposing to erect wind turbines on Willmar city-owned property to generate electricity to run Willmar’s Wastewater Treatment Facility. However, the proposal could have a negative financial impact on Willmar Municipal Utilities, which sells electricity...
June 22, 2014 - 11:07pm
May 4, 2014
‘Fair’ is no longer good enough in Chippewa County
MONTEVIDEO — Clay County in Iowa already lays claim to the title of the world’s greatest county fair, but the title of most improved is still...
May 4, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 23, 2014
MPCA completes 60 enforcement cases in quarter
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 60 enforcement cases in 41 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2014. Penalties from all 60 cases totaled just under $345,000. In addition to these 60 recently completed cases, the MPCA announced in...
April 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
March 27, 2014
Pioneerland studying priority system in response to concerns of smaller libraries
MONTEVIDEO — Pioneerland Library System is looking at the possibility of developing a local hold priority system that could resolve the dilemma...
March 27, 2014 - 1:00am
March 1, 2014
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
What if you could have dropped in on Steve Jobs’ garage while he tinkered and built the first Apple computers? Thirty-six students in the...
March 1, 2014 - 7:18am
October 24, 2013
Waibel dies shortly after receiving Bush Fellowship to build local foods network
MILAN — Chuck Waibel and Carol Ford solved one problem. In their 2009 book, “The Northlands Winter Greenhouse Manual,” the Milan couple...
October 24, 2013 - 11:29pm
September 2, 2013
Anach Cooperative planting its roots
MILAN — If there is a reason to believe a community of Pacific Island residents now making their home in the heart of Chippewa County...
September 2, 2013 - 11:35pm
June 3, 2013
Highway 40 to be resurfaced near Milan, Minn.
MILAN -- Resurfacing of part of state Highway 40 is expected to begin Friday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that motorists can expect lane closures along the route, which stretches from state Highway 119 to state Highway 7 near Milan. A pilot car...
June 3, 2013 - 11:33pm