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Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.
Here's the deal with all those turkeys terrorizing the suburbs
Only 22 percent of Minnesotans think Franken should remain in office, KSTP poll finds
Black Friday better for retailers, including small stores, than Small Business Saturday
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck receives contract extension but no added raise
2017 Tribune All-Area Football Team
Injury woes challenge UMD hockey
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'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
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
Catherine A. Brainard
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Jeanne M. Poage
Dorothy A. Fransen
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
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!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
May 24, 2017
Olivia doctors disciplined in labor and delivery case
OLIVIA — Two Olivia doctors have been disciplined by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for mismanaging a labor and delivery that...
May 24, 2017 - 7:16am
May 11, 2017
Plan to develop Minnesota River corridor available for review
REDWOOD FALLS — A plan that will guide Renville and Redwood counties as they promote recreational and economic opportunities in the Minnesota...
May 11, 2017 - 4:52pm
May 10, 2017
Olivia arson suspect found incompetent
OLIVIA — A 20-year-old man facing arson charges has been found mentally incompetent, and the court has approved a motion for a guardianship...
May 10, 2017 - 7:10am
May 9, 2017
Willmar man airlifted after Highway 71 crash
OLIVIA — A Willmar man was airlifted after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 71 north of Olivia Monday morning. Dustin Ross Lavoie, 24,...
May 9, 2017 - 12:37pm
May 3, 2017
Glencoe man offers Alford plea to sexual assault
OLIVIA — A man charged with breaking into a woman's residence and raping her offered an Alford plea to a felony charge of criminal sexual...
May 3, 2017 - 7:48am
March 16, 2017
Fairfax man gets jail, probation for six child pornography charges
OLIVIA — A Fairfax man was sentenced last month to a year in jail, seven years of probation and stayed prison time for possessing "thousands"...
March 16, 2017 - 5:46am
March 13, 2017
Appeals court rejects reduction in sentence in Renville County murder
OLIVIA — The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected a bid by a Renville County defendant for a reduction of his 415-month prison sentence...
March 13, 2017 - 8:31pm
February 28, 2017
Buffer law draws questions from landowners in Renville County
OLIVIA — Minnesota's new buffer law is getting a lot of attention in Renville County where farmers will soon face decisions on how to comply...
February 28, 2017 - 6:31am
February 22, 2017
Renville County to study office mergers
OLIVIA — Renville County's long-range, strategic plan calls for it to explore the possibility of merging the auditor/treasurer, assessor...
February 22, 2017 - 9:24am
Food, lodging inspections show improvement in Kandiyohi, Renville counties
OLIVIA — An ongoing effort to emphasize education along with the enforcement of health codes appears to be paying dividends in Renville and Kandiyohi counties. The two counties have now seen a two-year decline in the number of violations issued to licensed food, swimming pool,...
February 22, 2017 - 7:21am
Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
OLIVIA — Renville County is adding a statement that it intends to improve and protect prairie on the site proposed for the Minnesota Valley...
February 22, 2017 - 5:04am
February 18, 2017
Renville County buffer law meetings slated Feb. 27-28
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer...
February 18, 2017 - 7:34am
February 9, 2017
Olivia man charged with arson for Dec. 3 house fire
OLIVIA — A 20-year-old man lit his parents' Olivia home on fire early Dec. 3, authorities say — but not before he had moved his...
February 9, 2017 - 4:03pm
February 7, 2017
Records published Feb. 7
This is the records summary for Feb. 7. Jail fight WILLMAR — Two inmates were reportedly transported to the emergency room around 9:30 p.m. Sunday after an altercation at the Kandiyohi County Jail. The two suffered minor bruising, and both were cleared by a doctor. Man dies...
February 7, 2017 - 10:41am
Power agency adds more wind power
OLIVIA — The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, which provides power to 12 municipalities including Olivia, has added power from Black Oak Getty Wind Farm to its renewable power portfolio. Black Oak Getty Wind Farm is located in Stearns County, and has an output of 78 megawatts....
February 7, 2017 - 12:00am