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Litchfield, Meeker County investigating series of burglaries
Minnesota Commerce commissioner resigns to launch attorney general bid
Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several states
European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
11-year-old Minnesota boy bags rare spotted deer
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
State Swimming & Diving: Two Willmar divers in top four after state semis
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
James G. Andrews
Alden V. Van Der Pol
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
September 2, 2017
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. BIGFORK, Minn. — Small-town...
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
August 25, 2017
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2,000 acres planted in Minnesota this year
WILLMAR — A growing market for industrial hemp as food, fiber and nutraceuticals is gaining ground in west central Minnesota and could...
August 25, 2017 - 10:13pm
August 21, 2017
Detour in effect at RR crossing in Olivia
OLIVIA—Motorists traveling in Olivia will encounter a short detour, starting Monday, as crews work on the railroad crossing near the intersection of U.S. Highways 212 and 71 on the west edge of Olivia. Motorists will be detoured on Highway 212 to Renville County Road 1 north,...
August 21, 2017 - 11:39am
August 19, 2017
Renville SWCD ready to assist landowners in meeting buffer law
OLIVIA — Renville County has $75,000 dollars available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota's buffer law. The...
August 19, 2017 - 8:04am
August 18, 2017
Renville County closing river parks due to rising waters
OLIVIA - Rising waters following the recent, heavy rains have led Renville County to close its parks along the Minnesota River. The county announced Friday that it is closing all of the parks in the river corridor, including Anderson Lake, Beaver Falls, Birch Coulee, Mack Lake, Skalbekken...
August 18, 2017 - 10:07am
August 15, 2017
New energy park benefits Olivia
SHAKOPEE — The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, the wholesale power supplier for Olivia Public Utilities and several other cities, celebrated...
August 15, 2017 - 8:36am
July 28, 2017
Citizen-led partnerships take on regional challenges
GRANITE FALLS — Most of the counties in southwestern Minnesota have seen decades of population decline, leaving employers in a fix today....
July 28, 2017 - 6:32am
July 27, 2017
50 years of corn-filled fun in Olivia
OLIVIA — Olivia is the state-proclaimed Corn Capital of the World, so it only makes sense its annual town festival celebrates that distinction....
July 27, 2017 - 8:17am
July 26, 2017
OHV park in Renville County appears on hold
OLIVIA — Renville County's Board of Commissioners have put a proposed off-highway vehicle park on hold. The commissioners at their meeting...
July 26, 2017 - 6:29am
July 21, 2017
Beet co-op aiming for 100 percent environmental compliance
OLIVIA — The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative remains on track to meet environmental requirements and put behind it the issues...
July 21, 2017 - 7:27am
July 3, 2017
Lang gets call to Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
OLIVIA — State Sen. Andrew Lang will have a voice at the table as millions of dollars are awarded for projects benefitting Minnesota's...
July 3, 2017 - 6:08am
June 24, 2017
RC Hospital considers robotic surgery technology
OLIVIA — RC Hospital and Clinics is looking at offering robotic-assisted surgery services, Nathan Blad, hospital CEO, told the Renville...
June 24, 2017 - 5:55am
June 21, 2017
'Old' Renville County Hospital coming down
OLIVIA — Work is underway to raze the former Renville County Hospital and Clinic in Olivia. DRC of Litchfield will remove the 55,000-square-foot...
June 21, 2017 - 9:00pm
June 6, 2017
Avid gardeners in rural Olivia aim to tap interest in local foods
OLIVIA — Renville County ranks as one of the state's leading counties when it comes to producing crops meant to be shipped as commodities,...
June 6, 2017 - 6:03am
June 2, 2017
Draft reports available on Hawk Creek pollution issues
OLIVIA — Draft reports that address pollution issues in the Hawk Creek Watershed are now available for review on the Minnesota Pollution...
June 2, 2017 - 7:14am