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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 1, 2016
Renville County haunted according to author of the paranormal
In his search for ghosts, Adrian Lee has ventured into the depths of a Lake Superior freighter on a three-dog night, sloshed through knee-deep...
December 1, 2016 - 7:00am
November 19, 2016
One dead, seven injured in Renville County crash
MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The...
November 19, 2016 - 11:57am
September 26, 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
GRANITE FALLS - A big net is being cast for ideas on how to help the Minnesota River basin, and it is pulling in a surprisingly diverse catch....
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
Renville County house fire ignited by child playing with lighter
FRANKLIN -- Authorities say a Sunday house fire on the southern edge of Renville County started in a sofa, and a preliminary investigation suggests...
September 26, 2016 - 12:25pm
September 19, 2016
Minnesota River Congress seeks public input
NEW ULM - The Minnesota River Congress will be hosting meetings this week in Granite Falls and Morton to hear from groups and individuals working for the economic and natural resource health of the river basin. This will guide the Congress as it develops a public statement of policies...
September 19, 2016 - 9:25am
June 15, 2016
Morton woman faces charges after selling cocoa powder in place of heroin
OLIVIA — A woman who sold cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin has been charged...
June 15, 2016 - 11:48pm
April 5, 2016
Business seminar April 22 in Morton to focus on employee retention
MORTON — A business seminar April 22 in Morton will include speaker Dick Finnegan, who will discuss how businesses can reduce employee turnover while saving money and improving employee engagement and productivity. Finnegan is the CEO of C-Suite Analytics and author of “The Power...
April 5, 2016 - 12:05am
October 28, 2015
Records published Oct. 28
This is the records summary for Wednesday, Oct. 28. Worker injured in trench collapse OLIVIA — A worker was seriously injured Tuesday morning when a trench wall collapsed while a crew was installing tile in a field north of Morton. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 27, 2015
Worker injured in trench collapse in farm field near Morton
OLIVIA - A worker was seriously injured Tuesday morning when a trench wall collapsed while a crew was installing tile in a field north of Morton. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Scott David Reinhart, 45, of Morgan. According to a preliminary...
October 27, 2015 - 5:01pm
August 25, 2015
Lower Sioux to celebrate casino renovation project Sept. 14
MORTON — The Lower Sioux Indian Community will celebrate the recently completed $22 million Jackpot Junction Casino & Hotel expansion and renovation project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14. The project virtually replaced the entire gaming floor. “It’s...
August 25, 2015 - 4:20pm
December 12, 2014
Records for Dec. 13
This is the records summary for Dec. 13. Reward offered for information in burglary at Morton liquor store MORTON — Owners of The Ditch liquor store in Morton are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects responsible for the crime. The...
December 12, 2014 - 10:16pm
August 6, 2013
Jackpot Junction in Morton, Minn., announces casino expansion
MORTON -- The Lower Sioux Indian Community has announced plans to break ground in August for a casino addition and renovation project at its Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton. The cost of the project was not disclosed. The project is designed by Walsh Bishop Design LLC. Loeffler...
August 6, 2013 - 11:57pm
May 18, 2013
Renville County, Minn., museum director had ancestors on both side of 1862 conflict
MORTON -- Franky Jackson had no idea he would make history of his own when he accepted the position as director of the Renville County Historical...
May 18, 2013 - 5:02am
January 2, 2013
Records for Jan. 2
This is the records summary for Jan. 2. Grove City woman hurt in New Year’s Day crash MORTON — An 81-year-old Grove City woman was taken to a metro-area hospital for treatment of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle rollover crash Tuesday morning along U.S. Highway 71 near Morton....
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 1, 2013
Grove City, Minn., woman hurt in New Year’s Day crash
MORTON — An 81-year-old Grove City woman was taken to a metro-area hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash this morning along U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. According to the State Patrol, Evelyn M. Chellin was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile Bravada...
January 1, 2013 - 1:31pm