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Minnesota daycare provider found guilty; child suffered brain damage
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
CenturyLink CEO says he disagrees with Minnesota AG claims
Possibly 2 die when car flies through air, goes through St. Paul city bus
Relay For Life marks 24 years in Kandiyohi County
Lackney, Stinger dingers lead to sweep of Bucks
Willmar legion ends season in slugfest
Report: Timberwolves one of ‘preferred landing spots’ for Kyrie Irving
United's Kallman working to be a more vocal leader
Vikings' Murray to report to camp Sunday
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Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
'Walking Dead' stuntman reportedly died after missing safety cushion by inches
Amid rumors, Britney Spears will 'not' perform at Super Bowl in Minneapolis, Pepsi executive says
'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
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
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Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Letter: All the cool kids want broadband
Letter: Baker, Miller don't represent you
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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
May 2, 2016
Woman accused of trying to bring drugs into jail appears in court
OLIVIA — A woman who attempted to take cocaine, methamphetamine, a hypodermic needle and two cans of beer into the Renville County Jail using...
May 2, 2016 - 10:00pm
April 22, 2016
Man who threatened RC Hospital gets probation, community service
OLIVIA — A man who spurred a September lockdown at RC Hospital in Olivia with a threatening phone call was sentenced Monday in Renville County District Court to two years of supervised probation and 120 days of community service. Officers from the Olivia Police Department arrested...
April 22, 2016 - 8:52pm
April 19, 2016
New energy park to be constructed in Shakopee
SHAKOPEE — The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency has begun construction on a new 46-megawatt distributed generation power facility near Canterbury Park in Shakopee. The natural gas-fueled facility will add electric generation capacity to the 12 communities and utilities, including...
April 19, 2016 - 8:13am
March 30, 2016
Redwood Falls man faces charges after 70-mile, 110-mph chase
OLIVIA — A high-speed chase Monday stretched across three counties, breaking speeds of 110 mph, only to end when the driver crashed his vehicle and overturned in a drainage ditch. Now, the Redwood Falls driver who allegedly led a Renville County sheriff’s sergeant on the 70-mile...
March 30, 2016 - 11:19pm
March 27, 2016
Fatal rollover in Renville County
OLIVIA (Staff reports) — A male driver lost his life in a one-vehicle rollover on Easter Sunday in Renville County. The victim’s identity is being withheld until relatives can be notified, the Renville County Sheriff’s Department reported. His identity will be released at noon...
March 27, 2016 - 10:48pm
Fatal rollover in Renville County on Easter Sunday
OLIVIA - A male driver who lost his life in a one-vehicle rollover on Easter Sunday in Renville County has been identified. Preliminary investigation identified the driver as Victor N. Augustin, 75, of Austin, MN, according to the Renville County Sheriff's Department. The mishap occurred...
March 27, 2016 - 7:05pm
March 16, 2016
National Guard officer from Olivia to challenge Koenen in November election
OLIVIA — Andrew Lang, a Minnesota National Guard officer, pilot and Renville County employee from Olivia, announced this week he’s seeking...
March 16, 2016 - 10:35am
March 11, 2016
Renville County deputy says he was evicted from his apartment because he is gay
OLIVIA — Renville County Sheriff’s Sergeant Sam Olson says he was evicted from his Bird Island apartment because he is gay. Olson is now suing the apartment complex, Island Estates of Bird Island, on the grounds of discrimination. The Minnesota Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination...
March 11, 2016 - 11:28pm
March 7, 2016
Olivia seed plant to stop production
OLIVIA — Dow AgroSciences announced in news release last week that it would be idling its seed production plant in Olivia, which would result in the elimination of most operational positions at the plant. The exact number of jobs lost has not been released by Dow AgroSciences, and...
March 7, 2016 - 11:34pm