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Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 12, 2017
Caution advised as winter storm moves into west central Minnesota
After an unseasonably warm past few weeks, weather in west central Minnesota is back to normal. That means snow. Much of the region-- including...
March 12, 2017 - 2:54pm
November 22, 2016
Snow and freezing rain expected to continue through holiday weekend
Much of Minnesota, including Kandiyohi, Meeker, Yellow Medicine, Renville, Redwood, Pope, Swift, Lac Qui Parle, Chippewa and Stearns counties,...
November 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
September 26, 2016
Renville, Redwood counties working on Minnesota River plan
OLIVIA—Area residents are invited to attend one of two workshops Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss opportunities to expand outdoor recreation and conserve natural and cultural resources in the Minnesota River Valley area within Redwood and Renville counties. The first workshop...
September 26, 2016 - 8:59pm
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