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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
The Lynx look for one more win for the WNBA crown
WCT Sports Show: Cardinal boys soccer team onto state
Indians blank Jays to book trip to World Series
Prep Football: KMS stuns Browerville on the road
Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
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Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
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Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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June 22, 2016
Supreme Court rejects Montevideo man’s bid to withdraw guilty plea in killing of co-worker
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the name of the court. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled in this matter. MONTEVIDEO --...
June 22, 2016 - 12:57pm
June 17, 2016
Montevideo Fiesta Days offers something for everyone
Montevideo Fiesta Days is eight days of multiple events Sunday to Sunday, including Kale the Comic Juggler on Thursday at Smith Park. Today (Friday)...
June 17, 2016 - 8:49am
June 10, 2016
Montevideo woman in wheelchair struck, injured in pedestrian crosswalk
MONTEVIDEO -- A 52-year-old Montevideo woman in a motorized wheelchair was struck and injured Friday afternoon in a pedestrian crosswalk in Montevideo....
June 10, 2016 - 9:47pm
June 8, 2016
Local residents featured prominently in humorous commercial shot in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — More than 60 people of all ages took part as extras and volunteers in the shooting of a Uruguayan TV commercial in May in Montevideo....
June 8, 2016 - 11:12am
June 6, 2016
Montevideo man arrested for first-degree murder
MONTEVIDEO - Montevideo police have arrested a 32-year-old Montevideo man in connection with a South Dakota homicide. According to a news release,...
June 6, 2016 - 12:29pm
May 26, 2016
Popular Montevideo restaurant to close after 54 years
MONTEVIDEO — To know Montevideo, enjoy a beef commercial or burger and fries platter at the Trailways Cafe and top it all off with a slice...
May 26, 2016 - 12:15am
May 23, 2016
Two injured in separate incidents involving deer and motorcycles
WILLMAR — Two people were injured over the weekend in separate incidents involving motorcycles and deer. Patricia Savelkoul, 48, of Paynesville,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:33am
May 22, 2016
Prep Track: Card, T-Hawk boys teams claim True Team championships
The boys track and field teams from Willmar and Montevideo brought home first-place finishes and the Willmar girls placed second at the 2016 Minnesota True Team Meet state championships over the weekend at Stillwater High School
May 22, 2016 - 11:26pm
May 20, 2016
It's a story straight out of a Hollywood script, and west central Minnesota is playing a lead role
It seems like a story scripted for the movies. Three chemical companies operate illegally near the homes of residents in a small town. The factories...
May 20, 2016 - 11:10am
Extras sought for Uruguayan commercial to be filmed Saturday in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO - Bombay Films of Montevideo, Uruguay, is seeking at least 40 Montevideo, Minn., area residents who can show up to pack the Thunderhawk...
May 20, 2016 - 10:19am
May 17, 2016
Two suspects appear in court for theft of pickup, 108 mph chase
WILLMAR — Friday morning’s 108 mph high-speed police chase on Kandiyohi County Road 23 involving two teenagers began with a stolen pickup...
May 17, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 11, 2016
Locals in Montevideo make faces at Uruguayan visitors for chance to be on TV there
MONTEVIDEO — Alexa Frazier of Montevideo took a sip on her straw and made a face as if she’d just swallowed sour milk. “Perfect,’’...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 9, 2016
Uruguayan film crew looking for locals for TV commercial to be filmed in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO -- An Uruguayan film crew is seeking local men and women of all ages to casting call from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to audition for a TV commercial that will be filmed in Montevideo. MNBombay Films of Montevideo, Uruguay, has issued a casting call to to western Minnesota residents...
May 9, 2016 - 9:21am
May 2, 2016
Employee of Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults faces sexual assault charges
GRANITE FALLS — A male employee at a Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults has been charged in Yellow Medicine County District Court for...
May 2, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 26, 2016
Bahl retiring from St. Cloud VA system
ST.CLOUD — After 40 years of federal service, Barry Bahl will be retiring as the director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. Bahl was appointed director of the Veterans Affairs health care system in 1999. Bahl leads a health care system which covers 27 counties and includes...
April 26, 2016 - 8:21am