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Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace
Olivia doctors disciplined in labor and delivery case
Manchester bomber had links to Islamic State, officials say, as more arrests are made
Destination Playground build continues
Records summary for May 23 and 24
Prep Softball: Becker's late run sinks Willmar
Prep Baseball: Falcons close with a gem
Prep Baseball: Cards dazzle in win over Rocori
Local Roundup: Willmar tennis duo take sub-section title
Prep Baseball: BOLD firepower on display
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Alpha G. Finden
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
February 6, 2017
Redwood Falls man killed in crash south of Olivia
OLIVIA -- A Redwood Falls man died Monday morning in a head-on crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 71, south of Olivia. The crash closed...
February 6, 2017 - 10:47am
Highway 71 reopened after fatal crash near Olivia
UPDATED: 3 p.m. WILLMAR – A stretch of U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia, closed for several hours due to a fatal crash, has been reopened. Traffic...
February 6, 2017 - 8:20am
January 24, 2017
Letter: The left must accept the outcome
January 24, 2017 - 10:45pm
January 19, 2017
Letter: Unfair media attacks on Trump
I am writing about the way the media has handled the reporting of Donald Trump. Since we know blaming the media is something like blaming a...
January 19, 2017 - 2:53pm
January 3, 2017
Renville County wants state funding before taking on buffer law enforcement
OLIVIA — The Renville County Board of Commissioners will be watching the Legislature to see whether counties will be reimbursed for enforcing the state's new buffer law before the county agrees to take on that responsibility.
January 3, 2017 - 9:23pm
December 23, 2016
Renville County takes cautious approach toward buffer law
OLIVIA – Renville County is taking a cautious approach toward implementing the state’s new buffer requirements. At its meeting Tuesday, the Renville County Board of Commissioners instructed the Soil and Water Conservation District to go ahead with plans to send letters notifying...
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
December 10, 2016
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
From the comfort of coffee shops, his home in Olivia and an office with its own baby grand piano, Don Orth has edited and produced eight books...
December 10, 2016 - 6:08am
December 7, 2016
Rep. Miller to conduct health insurance meeting Dec. 13 in Olivia
OLIVIA — Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, will hold a listening session for concerns regarding rising health insurance premiums beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Renville County Government Services Center Building, 105 Fifth Street South, Room 116, Olivia. "Many of...
December 7, 2016 - 9:18am
December 5, 2016
Olivia woman injured in Highway 71 crash
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Olivia woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning on an icy U.S. Highway 71. The State Patrol says Lacy J. Starr was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries following the crash. Just after 7:30 a.m. Monday,...
December 5, 2016 - 1:18pm
December 4, 2016
Fire damages rural Olivia home
OLIVIA—Five people managed to escape unhurt when fire broke out Saturday morning in their rural Olivia home. The Renville County Sheriff's Office said a 911 call was made at approximately 6:43 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival at the residence, located three miles south of Olivia...
December 4, 2016 - 2:52pm
November 29, 2016
United FCS welcomes Chandler
OLIVIA — Sharon Chandler has joined the United FCS office in Olivia as a tax assistant. She will be providing clerical support to the tax...
November 29, 2016 - 7:45am
November 9, 2016
Lang upsets Koenen in Senate 17
WILLMAR – Political newcomer Andrew Lang has upset Lyle Koenen in the District 17 Senate race. Lang collected 22,421 votes to 16,713 for Koenen...
November 9, 2016 - 1:39am
November 8, 2016
Solar panels find place on BOLD campus
OLIVIA — Someday, solar panels might be as common a sight on school grounds as the flagpole topped by Old Glory. That someday arrived at...
November 8, 2016 - 7:53am
October 29, 2016
Health insurance a key topic in Willmar legislative forum
WILLMAR — In the last public forum to be held before the Nov. 8 general election, candidates from local legislative races met Friday in...
October 29, 2016 - 4:32am
October 27, 2016
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
As a member of the Minnesota National Guard and the Minnesota State University-Mankato ROTC program, I have learned to be a responsive and adaptive leader, and have learned to be grounded in my values and my profession. I met Andrew Lang early in my enlistment. I was drawn to his...
October 27, 2016 - 1:27am