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The White House plan to sell oil reserves could lessen U.S. debt. It could also lower prices.
Trump's deep budget cuts could cause a backlash in rural America
'Top Gun 2' is happening, Tom Cruise confirms
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
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
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
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
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
August 11, 2016
More than 9 inches of rain floods Olivia
OLIVIA – Residents in Olivia are beginning the process of draining out their basements and city staff is continuing the clean-up process after...
August 11, 2016 - 12:07pm
August 10, 2016
Renville County selects two administrator finalists
OLIVIA—Two finalists are now vying for the county administrator position in Renville County. Members of the County Board of Commissioners...
August 10, 2016 - 1:19pm
July 26, 2016
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
ST. CLOUD -- RC Hospital and Clinics and the CentraCare Kidney Program, a division of the St. Cloud Hospital and CentraCare Health, are partnering...
July 26, 2016 - 10:39am
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
ST. CLOUD—RC Hospital and Clinics and the CentraCare Kidney Program, a division of the St. Cloud Hospital and CentraCare Health, are partnering on a new dialysis center to serve the needs of Renville County patients.
July 26, 2016 - 1:19am
July 19, 2016
Shake Shack’s Mall of America location features Olivia beef
OLIVIA -- Shake Shack might have originated in New York City but its new Mall of America location in Bloomington has a definite Minnesota taste....
July 19, 2016 - 12:05am
July 16, 2016
Updated: Name of Olivia man who drowned in Big Kandiyohi Lake released
Lake Lillian -- Ricardo Torres, 51, of Olivia drowned in Big Kandiyohi Lake Friday evening, according to a press release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to the release, the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a possible drowning in progress at the Big Kandiyohi...
July 16, 2016 - 4:05pm
July 13, 2016
Letter: Rep. Miller truly cares about us
The word "compromise" is very subjective. For partisan Democrats, some of whom have recently written attack letters against Rep. Tim Miller, compromise means "you should do exactly what the Democrats want."
July 13, 2016 - 1:30am
July 12, 2016
Letter:The light rail boondoggle
Gov. Dayton, acting like a cry-baby, won't call a special session to fix a technical issue with the bipartisan tax bill and deal with the bonding issues because he can't get his pet project—southwest light rail funding. That 12-mile stretch of light rail will cost $16.2 billion...
July 12, 2016 - 2:00am
June 26, 2016
New Renville County Hospital and Clinics sees growth in services, usage
OLIVIA — Marlys Haug had no reservations and now no regrets about her decision to be the first to undergo a total knee replacement at the new...
June 26, 2016 - 10:58pm
June 17, 2016
Renville County seeks new administrator
OLIVIA — Renville County is launching a search for a new administrator to succeed Sara Folsted, who has held the position during the past seven and a half years. Folsted has accepted the position of administrator for Rice County and tendered her resignation to the board of commissioners...
June 17, 2016 - 9:14pm
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
June 8, 2016
Sugar co-op prepares for stricter rules
OLIVIA — Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is aiming to remain in compliance with environmental regulations it anticipates will become...
June 8, 2016 - 12:16am
June 7, 2016
Medical examiner reports on Renville County deaths
OLIVIA—The Midwest Medical Examiner's office investigated 81 deaths in Renville County in 2015, performing 10 autopsies as part of its work on behalf of the county. Dr. A. Quinn Strobl, who recently conducted the autopsy on Prince, reported Tuesday on her office's work for Renville...
June 7, 2016 - 6:25pm
May 6, 2016
Man killed in Renville County ATV crash
FRANKLIN - Erik Lee Green, 34, of Franklin died when the ATV he was driving struck a vehicle parked on the shoulder of a road in Franklin in Renville County at 7:33 p.m. on Thursday. The Renville County Sheriff’s Department reported that Green was driving the ATV on County Road...
May 6, 2016 - 1:43pm
May 3, 2016
ACMC welcomes new quality manager
WILLMAR — Kelly Tauber is the new quality manager for Affiliated Community Medical Centers. In her new role, Tauber will manage quality improvement activities and develop the quality care and patient safety culture throughout the 11-clinic system headquartered in Willmar. She...
May 3, 2016 - 5:35am