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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
April 5, 2016
Montevideo man sentenced to more than 36 years for killing roommate
MONTEVIDEO - District Judge Thomas Van Hon sentenced Michael Dean Grussing, 55, to serve 439 months for his second-degree murder conviction in...
April 5, 2016 - 4:13pm
March 28, 2016
Court upholds Chippewa County conviction
MONTEVIDEO — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected the challenge of a Chippewa County defendant. Tyrese Thomas argued that he was denied a fair trial when the court seated and did not “rehabilitate” a juror who had read a newspaper account of the charges against him....
March 28, 2016 - 10:05pm
March 14, 2016
Victim in Montevideo murder not particularly vulnerable, judge rules
MONTEVIDEO — The judge who presided over the Michael Grussing murder trial has rejected a motion by prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence....
March 14, 2016 - 11:30pm
Victim in Montevideo murder case not particularly vulnerable, judge rules
MONTEVIDEO—The judge who presided over the Michael Grussing murder trial has rejected a motion by prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence. A Chippewa County jury found Grussing, 54, of Montevideo, guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his roommate, Kevin Richardson,...
March 14, 2016 - 6:41pm
March 10, 2016
Injuries reported after pickup strikes power pole near Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — A pickup truck ran into a power poll on U.S. Highway 212 east of Montevideo Thursday morning. Gabriel Ross, 34, of Montevideo, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado east on Highway 212. Around 9:38 a.m. near milepost 42, the pickup truck went into the ditch and struck...
March 10, 2016 - 11:14pm
March 4, 2016
Man faces assault charges after calling 911 for baby
A Montevideo father who reported his 6-month-old baby as unresponsive to emergency services is now facing multiple assault charges for suspected involvement in the baby’s medical emergency. According to a criminal complaint, Nicholas Ray Schmitz, 29, told emergency services Nov....
March 4, 2016 - 11:35pm
February 27, 2016
Montevideo man to serve probation, pay $40K restitution in string of thefts
MADISON — A Montevideo man was ordered to pay over $40,000 in restitution and serve five years of probation after being convicted of stealing radiators, copper and catalytic converters from vehicles and irrigators across four area counties over two years. Milton Dale Walls, 54,...
February 27, 2016 - 12:12am
February 24, 2016
Chippewa County jury returns guilty verdict in Montevideo man's murder trial
MONTEVIDEO — A Chippewa County jury needed less than two hours of deliberations to return a guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial...
February 24, 2016 - 2:57pm
Veterans make plea to legislators for veterans’ nursing home in Montevideo
WILLMAR — More than four decades ago, Chris LaBeau returned home from two tours of duty in Vietnam as a wounded veteran. On Tuesday, he brought...
February 24, 2016 - 12:03am
February 19, 2016
Jury selection to begin in Grussing trial
MONTEVIDEO — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in district court in Montevideo in the second degree murder trial for a man accused of fatally stabbing his roommate in Montevideo on September 8. Michael Dean Grussing, 54, is charged with second degree murder, intentional...
February 19, 2016 - 11:41pm
Hospitals make some progress in the annual patient safety report
WILLMAR — Six local health facilities are on the list of Minnesota hospitals that reported a serious adverse event involving patient care last year. The Minnesota Department of Health is releasing its annual patient safety report today. Hospitals reported a total of 316 adverse...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Montevideo launches veterans’ home campaign
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo launched its effort to see a veterans’ nursing home built in the community shortly after the state Legislature approved...
February 10, 2016 - 11:15pm
February 9, 2016
Montevideo declines to sell 20 acres to Geronimo Energy
MONTEVIDEO — City Council members in Montevideo objected to the location for a solar farm proposed by Geronimo Energy, of Edina, due to its...
February 9, 2016 - 10:54pm
February 8, 2016
Montevideo stabbing case to go to trial
MONTEVIDEO — A Chippewa County jury later this month will consider the second-degree murder charge against Michael Dean Grussing, 54, of Montevideo. He is accused of fatally stabbing his former roommate, Kevin Richardson, 44, Sept. 8. Grussing, wearing orange jail garb and both...
February 8, 2016 - 11:50pm
February 7, 2016
Pretrial hearing to consider Montevideo stabbing case issues
MONTEVIDEO — Michael Dean Grussing is scheduled to return to court today for a pretrial hearing on a charge of murder in the second degree, with intent but without premeditation, in the Sept. 8 stabbing of his roommate, Kevin Richardson, 44. Grussing, 54, is accused of fatally slashing...
February 7, 2016 - 10:58pm