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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry to play Pierz again at 7:30
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
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
November 20, 2015
Montevideo police shoot dogs after attack on students, staff at middle school
MONTEVIDEO — Two dogs were shot by police Friday morning after they attacked students and staff outside the Montevideo Middle School. The two pit bulls were running loose and began attacking staff members who were arriving at school at about 7:15 a.m. for a meeting, said Superintendent...
November 20, 2015 - 11:07pm