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Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
December 20, 2013
Gary Revier, thrice mayor of Redwood, dies at age 67
REDWOOD FALLS — Redwood Falls Mayor Gary Revier died unexpectedly Friday morning in his home. KLGR Radio in Redwood Falls reported the death. Revier had turned 67 on Wednesday. He was a graduate of Redwood Falls High School and a well-known businessman in the town. He had been...
December 20, 2013 - 11:08pm
November 6, 2013
New Ulm woman killed in crash in Redwood County
REDWOOD FALLS — A 57-year-old New Ulm woman was killed in a Monday afternoon crash east of Redwood Falls. According to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Susan Kay Achman was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus that was involved in a two-vehicle crash with a semi truck just before...
November 6, 2013 - 9:06am
October 10, 2013
A big move: Inventors Congress taking show to the Twin Cities
REDWOOD FALLS — The Minnesota Inventors Congress is taking its annual show to the Twin Cities area in 2014, ending a 56-year run in its home community of Redwood Falls. Program Director Deb Hess announced the plans Thursday, saying that the decision has been a difficult...
October 10, 2013 - 11:16pm
Inventor's Congress taking show to Twin Cities area in 2014
REDWOOD FALLS — The Minnesota Inventor’s Congress is taking its annual Congress to the Twin Cities area in 2014, ending a 56-year run in its home community of Redwood Falls. MIC Program Director Deb Hess said in announcing the move today that the decision has been a difficult...
October 10, 2013 - 11:54am
September 15, 2013
Mourners pay tribute to man killed in double shooting
REDWOOD FALLS – By ones, twos, threes and sometimes larger groups, mourners on Saturday approached the open casket of Chris Panitzke in the...
September 15, 2013 - 11:02pm
September 14, 2013
Redwood Falls community pays tribute to homicide victim Chris Panitzke
REDWOOD FALLS – A second rural community shocked by the shooting deaths of two young adults has joined to mourn one of the victims. Chris...
September 14, 2013 - 3:40pm
August 7, 2013
Leaders renew debate about renewable fuels
REDWOOD FALLS — The future of renewable fuels is more of the same, but different. Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson reminded...
August 7, 2013 - 11:21pm
August 5, 2013
Farmfest opens today, sale to Farm Bureau announced
The American Farm Bureau Federation has purchased the rights to Farmfest and other events and publications owned by Cygnus Business Media. Farmfest kicks off its three-day run today at the Gilfillan Estate southeast of Redwood Falls. Other shows involved in the purchase are Dakotafest,...
August 5, 2013 - 11:34pm
American Farm Bureau purchases Farmfest, other farm show events
The American Farm Bureau Federation has purchased the rights to Farmfest and other events and publications owned by Cygnus Business Media. Farmfest...
August 5, 2013 - 10:57am
July 24, 2013
Businesses use social media in new ways to reach customers
Three months ago, Corn Capital Innovations had fewer than 100 likes on its Facebook page. Today, the business has 530 Facebook likes and counting....
July 24, 2013 - 12:58am
May 15, 2013
Redwood Falls man to serve 35 months for police chase
OLIVIA -- Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, will serve 35 months in prison for leading law officers on a high-speed chase in Renville County. Renville County District Judge Randall Slieter sentenced Hester on Monday under terms of a plea agreement. Hester pleaded guilty April...
May 15, 2013 - 4:27pm
April 16, 2013
Hospital executive from Michigan new CEO at Redwood Falls, Minn., hospital
REDWOOD FALLS — The Redwood Falls City Council has appointed Bryan Lydick as the Redwood Area Hospital’s new chief executive officer, with an anticipated June 3 start date. Lydick, of Indian River, Mich., spent the past 13 years with Mercy Hospital Cadillac and Mercy Hospital...
April 16, 2013 - 11:23pm
April 3, 2013
Redwood Falls, Minn., man pleads guilty to 38-mile chase with police
OLIVIA — A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville County entered guilty pleas on Wednesday to charges resulting from the Dec. 3 incident. Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of fleeing a police officer in a motor...
April 3, 2013 - 11:07pm
March 25, 2013
Bids awarded for $1M construction of new Rice Home Medical store in Redwood Falls, Minn.
WILLMAR — Bids were awarded Wednesday for construction of a new Rice Home Medical store in Redwood Falls, clearing the way for the project to start next month. Rice Memorial Hospital officials anticipate that the new store will strengthen Rice Home Medical’s Redwood Falls site...
March 25, 2013 - 4:57am
February 21, 2013
Rice Home Medical business plans approved
WILLMAR — Business plans for expanding and renovating Rice Home Medical retail stores in Redwood Falls and Alexandria have been approved, clearing the way for work to commence on construction documents. If everything goes according to schedule, a final decision to go ahead with...
February 21, 2013 - 11:02pm