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First U.S.-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in decades takes off
Go green for early goose hunt
Wife recounts ordeal of husband who survived 12 hours floating in lake
Minnesota man charged with selling leased livestock
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Connie Lee Ulferts (aka Key Carelli)
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
November 27, 2015
Nov. 27, 2015: Two in custody in Granite Falls after $20,000 in meth seized
GRANITE FALLS - Two men are in custody and facing first degree drug charges after a bust in which over $20,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized,...
November 27, 2015 - 10:29am
June 19, 2014
Dayton declares state of emergency in 35 counties, Redwood and Renville counties included
ST. PAUL — Redwood and Renville counties are included in a list of 35 Minnesota counties where Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency today in response to flooding and other problems related to heavy rainfall in recent days. Dayton’s executive order makes a range...
June 19, 2014 - 1:09pm
September 17, 2012
Grant puts wheels under Renville-Redwood counties recycling project
OLIVIA -- Several years of planning for a joint recycling facility to serve Renville and Redwood counties has paid off with the announcement Thursday by Gov. Mark Dayton that the counties will receive a $1,898,750 grant from the state of Minnesota. "We're finally going to get some...
September 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
Farmers' message to politicians
REDWOOD FALLS -- Gene Stengel and Roger Dale sprinkled seasoning on pork chops, then grilled them to just the right temperature to serve to hungry Farmfest visitors. But they cranked up the heat while roasting politicians of all stripes, in Washington and St. Paul, because they cannot...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
UPDATE: Renville, Minn., man killed in Vesta crash
VESTA -- An 18-year old Renville man was killed in a head-on motor vehicle crash around 11 a.m. Thursday along State Highway 19 west of Vesta. According to the State Patrol, Jaime F. Garcia was driving a 1995 Ford Escort westbound on the highway and collided with an eastbound 2011...
August 10, 2012 - 9:23am
August 9, 2012
UPDATE: State Patrol updates info on Vesta, Minn., fatal, Marshall man hurt in crash
VESTA -- A 28-year-old Marshall man was taken to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. for treatment of injuries sustained in a fatal, head-on motor vehicle crash around 11 a.m. this morning along State Highway 19 west of Vesta. According to the State Patrol, Michael V. Million...
August 9, 2012 - 5:02pm
State Patrol: Fatal crash near Vesta this morning
VESTA -- One person was killed in a two-vehicle head-on motor vehicle crash around 11 a.m. this morning along State Highway 19 west of Vesta. According to the State Patrol, a 1995 Ford Escort that was westbound on the highway collided with a 2011 Chevy Equinox that was eastbound....
August 9, 2012 - 4:18pm
July 25, 2012
Two killed in crash in northern Redwood County, Minn.
REDWOOD FALLS -- The drivers of two vehicles were killed in a head-on collision around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday west of Redwood Falls. According to the State Patrol, Kari K. Ouoba, 33, of Fairmont and Alvin L. Wohnoutka, 76, of Milroy were driving vehicles that collided at the junction...
July 25, 2012 - 1:57pm
March 12, 2012
3AA Boys Basketball: Redwood Valley slips by Montevideo 48-46 to win title
MARSHALL -- Michael Busack scored 29 points as the Redwood Valley Cardinals held off Montevideo 48-46 Saturday afternoon in the Mustangs gym...
March 12, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Redwood Falls, Minn., student found dead in MIT dorm
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) -- A funeral service will be held Saturday in Minnesota for a 21-year-old student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found dead in his dorm room this week. Twenty-one-year-old Brian Anderson of Redwood Falls was a junior at the school in Cambridge,...
February 24, 2012 - 9:42am
February 17, 2012
Convenience store robbery under investigation in Redwood Falls, Minn.
REDWOOD FALLS -- The Redwood Falls Police Department is seeking the public's help in investigating a robbery reported Thursday night at the P & K Convenience Store in Redwood Falls. Police said no weapons were used and no injuries were reported. The robbery was reported at 9:46 p.m....
February 17, 2012 - 10:36am
January 6, 2012
Plane crash injures Lakeville man
REDWOOD FALLS -- The Redwood County Sheriff's Office said Gary Debaun, 63, of Lakeville received minor injuries after the Pitts Special SPS 1 he was flying crashed Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 14 and Garden Avenue in Lamberton Township. The sheriff's office said the plane experienced...
January 6, 2012 - 8:59am
November 8, 2011
Voters in Minnesota's Redwood Valley district approve school levy
REDWOOD FALLS -- Voters in the Redwood Valley School District overwhelmingly voted for two ballot questions in today's election. Citizens in the district voted 1,422 to 181 to renew the current $500-per-pupil levy for 10 years, according to unofficial results, and voted 1,199 to...
November 8, 2011 - 10:30pm
November 7, 2011
Seven area school districts seeking levies
WILLMAR -- Voters will go to the polls in seven area school districts Tuesday to vote on local levies. Voters who will not be able to go to the polls on Tuesday may still vote absentee. Absentee voting is available at school districts offices until the close of business today. The...
November 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 2, 2011
Grandmother writes book about Redwood Falls, Minn., infant's tragic death
OLIVIA -- A summer camping trip is forever a tragedy for the parents who lost their infant son when a cousin to the victim -- still intoxicated...
July 2, 2011 - 3:00am