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Indonesian man found dead after being swallowed by python
Minnesota daycare provider accused of causing brain damage to 13-month-old
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
Man interviewed numerous times in Jacob Wetterling's disappearance sues sheriff
North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Twins LHP Mejia named No. 5 starter
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Dave & Vivian Swanson
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
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