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May 17, 2012
Syttende Mai events set in area communities
Events marking Syttende Mai -- literally May 17, which is Norway's Constitution Day -- have been set in area communities over the next three days. In Norway, according to the country's official U.S. website, Norwegians fill the streets each year on May 17 to celebrate the 1814 adoption...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00pm
April 23, 2012
Tornado east of Milan, Minn., damages farm; thunderstorm produces several funnels
WILLMAR -- A Saturday afternoon thunderstorm produced numerous funnel clouds and one tornado that touched down and damaged a farm between Milan...
April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 21, 2012
Tornado touches down east of Milan, barn and granaries damaged
Chippewa County law enforcement has reported that a tornado touched down about 3:11 p.m. today about 4 miles east of Milan. A barn and granaries were damaged. Several tornado warnings were issued for parts of Chippewa, Kandiyohi and Renville counties. Those tornado warnings have...
April 21, 2012 - 4:46pm
Family grateful things were not a lot worse in Milan, Minn., farm blaze
MILAN -- Cleanup is underway at Easy Bean farm east of Milan, where a fast-moving grass fire Monday destroyed an art studio and its contents,...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
Grass fire spreads to Easy Bean farm near Milan, destroys art studio but home saved
MILAN -- Cleanup work is underway today at the Easy Bean Farm east of Milan, where a fast-moving grass fire on Monday destroyed an art studio and its contents, granary with farm equipment, pickup truck and tractor and damaged two greenhouses and other equipment. The fire also destroyed...
March 20, 2012 - 12:24pm
March 10, 2012
Burglars shoot doors on businesses in Milan, Clara City, Minn.
MONTEVIDEO -- Burglars used a shotgun to blast glass doors on two Chippewa County businesses located 68 miles from one another. They may also be responsible for shooting out the windows and the radiator of a pickup truck parked at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School in rural Madison. The...
March 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Burglars shoot open doors with shotgun on grocery, convenience store in Milan and Clara City
MONTEVIDEO -- Burglars used a shotgun to blast glass doors on two Chippewa County businesses located 68 miles from one another. They may also be responsible for shooting out the windows and the radiator of a pickup truck parked at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School. The burglars...
March 9, 2012 - 3:04pm
February 23, 2012
Willmar man hurt in crash north of Milan
MILAN -- A 39-year-old Willmar man was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash north of Milan this morning. According to the State Patrol, Alejandro J. Gallegos was driving a 1997 Ford Taurus southbound on State Highway...
February 23, 2012 - 1:56pm
February 14, 2012
Registration ends Wednesday for Sons of Norway workshop in Milan, Minn.
MILAN -- A workshop about the Sons of Norway will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Milan. The annual workshop will focus on "What is in it for me?
February 14, 2012 - 8:57am
February 7, 2012
Appleton, Minn.'s Scandi Girls say Main Street is where opportunities exist for entrepreneurs
APPLETON -- Why compete when you can rule on Main Street? There remain plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs on the Main Streets of rural...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 30, 2012
Willmar, Milan projects gain Minnesota energy grants
WILLMAR -- Clean energy projects in Willmar and Milan are among 27 in the state being awarded grant funds by the Clean Energy Resource Teams. Known as CERTs, the University of Minnesota-sponsored initiative is kicking off 2012 by announcing seed grant awards in each of the seven...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2012
Western Minn. local foods producers looking to tap growing market
MILAN -- If there's any question about the growing demand for locally produced foods in the midst of farm country, talk to Angela Jackson of...
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
UPDATE: Teen driver killed in crash south of Milan, Minn.
MILAN -- A 19-year-old Appleton man was killed in a one-vehicle crash around 9:45 p.m. Thursday according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the Patrol, Anthony J. Dittes was driving a 2002 Chevy Tahoe northbound near the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and State Highway...
December 30, 2011 - 3:06pm
Driver killed in crash south of Milan, Minn.
MILAN -- The name of the driver killed in a one-vehicle crash around 9:45 p.m. Thursday will be released later today by the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the Patrol, the person was driving a 2002 Chevy Tahoe northbound near the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and State Highway...
December 30, 2011 - 10:32am
November 13, 2011
Workshop on Wednesday in Milan, Minn., focuses on marketing local foods
MILAN -- Do you produce food on your farm and market it directly to customers in western Minnesota, eastern South Dakota or the Twin Cities? A free Land Stewardship Project workshop for farmers who are interested in exploring ways to distribute farm-fresh local foods more efficiently...
November 13, 2011 - 10:49am