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USDA expects corn and soybean production to set new record highs
Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Minnesota apartment
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
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
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
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
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
January 27, 2016
Investigation into suspicious death of Montevideo woman nears completion
FARGO — Fargo police are close to wrapping up an investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding a Montevideo woman’s death last summer, Lt. Jason Nelson said Wednesday. Casey Jo Schulte, 26, was found dead Aug. 19, lying on a workbench in the back of her garage at...
January 27, 2016 - 10:50pm
January 26, 2016
Willmar, Montevideo Alzheimer’s organizations receive grants
WILLMAR — A new Minnesota Board on Aging grant program will help community organizations raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and serve caregivers of people who have the diseases. Two groups from this area, one from Willmar and another from Montevideo,...
January 26, 2016 - 11:02pm
January 22, 2016
Montevideo among first rural Minnesota police departments to carry overdose antidote
MONTEVIDEO — A young woman’s death in Fargo, North Dakota, may save lives in Montevideo. The woman’s mother and Montevideo Police Chief...
January 22, 2016 - 1:55pm
January 21, 2016
Electrical service interrupted in Granite Falls, Montevideo after vehicle strikes power pole
MONTEVIDEO - Electrical service to Montevideo and portions of Granite Falls was interrupted Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle struck a power pole along U.S. Highway 212 between the two communities. Teresa Patton, 60, of Montevideo, was driving a Ford Edge and was traveling east...
January 21, 2016 - 9:33am
January 13, 2016
Man's threats after rejected for marijuana prescription triggers lock down at Montevideo Hospital
MONTEVIDEO - A Montevideo man is being evaluated for possible mental health issues after he allegedly made threats that led to temporary lockdowns at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital and Woodland Centers in Montevideo on Tuesday. He was reportedly upset after his request for...
January 13, 2016 - 10:15am
January 6, 2016
Montevideo stabbing case moves closer to trial
MONTEVIDEO — The filet knife that was slashed ear-to-ear across Kevin Richardson’s throat severed a vein, but not an artery. The 44-year-old Montevideo man might have survived had pressure been applied to the wound or if immediate medical care had been sought, it was argued Wednesday...
January 6, 2016 - 11:51pm
January 4, 2016
Montevideo couple challenges permit for $19 million elevator expansion
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo couple has filed a lawsuit in the Minnesota Court of Appeals challenging a conditional use permit issued by Chippewa...
January 4, 2016 - 7:32pm
December 22, 2015
Montevideo man faces charges for stabbing man during fight
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo man faces three felony assault charges stemming from a stabbing Dec. 5. Jorge Villatoro, of Montevideo, who will...
December 22, 2015 - 10:45pm
Montevideo to serve as fiscal agent for hunting event
MONTEVIDEO — The city of Montevideo will serve as fiscal agent when the community hosts the 2016 Governor’s Pheasant Opener. Montevideo City Council members formally approved the action at their meeting Monday, according to City Manager Steve Jones. The action helps assure that...
December 22, 2015 - 9:36pm
Jeep rolls on U.S. 212, injuring one
The Minnesota State Patrol reported a single-vehicle rollover accident Monday night in Chippewa County. Daniel Torres, 40, of Montevideo, was driving a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee westbound on U.S. Highway 212. The undivided highway was wet, according to the report. Torres lost control...
December 22, 2015 - 11:41am
December 16, 2015
Winter storm covering roads with slush, snow in west central Minnesota this morning
WILLMAR - Motorists in west central Minnesota are contending with snow- and slush-covered roads this morning as a weather system expected to...
December 16, 2015 - 9:39am
December 14, 2015
Minnesota cuts back at less popular state parks
WILLMAR — Lucy Tokheim is not among those celebrating this December’s wimpy weather. She is an avid cross country skier waiting for snow...
December 14, 2015 - 12:30am
December 8, 2015
Quality, craft beer marches west across the prairie
MONTEVIDEO — Successful businesses know how to find a need in the market and fill it. Here’s a big one: “There’s a lack of quality craft...
December 8, 2015 - 11:43pm
December 7, 2015
VIDEO: Security footage of Casey's robbery in Montevideo; Milan man charged
MONTEVIDEO — The man accused of the armed robbery of a Casey’s convenience store in Montevideo made his first appearance Monday in District...
December 7, 2015 - 9:00pm
November 28, 2015
Records published Nov. 28
This is the records summary for Nov. 28. Fire destroys two sheds DARWIN — Firefighters with the Dassel and Lichfield Departments along with the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office responded at 5:24 p.m. Thursday to a fire that destroyed two sheds on the 1200 block of West Currant...
November 28, 2015 - 12:00am