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Keith Downey, former GOP chair, is running for governor with the message: 'I believe in you.'
Senate committee issues subpoena for Manafort
Its fate uncertain, GOP leaders are set to press on with a vote on health care
West central Minn. clinics honored by Bridges to Excellence
Emojis add meaning to texts and emails, but can increase risk of miscommunication
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
Bellinger's latest homer lifts Dodgers past Twins
NWL Baseball: Stingers tame Honker mashers
NA3HL Hockey: Willmar opens at home Oct. 14
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
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
'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
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Elizabeth "Betty" Tolberson
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
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
Letter: A crisis in eldercare
West central Minnesota has always been a great place to live, work and raise a family. We need to make sure that it is also a great place to grow older. As a registered nurse in long-term care, I see daily the crisis we are in at this time. I have worked in long-term care my...
April 25, 2015 - 4:55am
March 13, 2015
Dayton appoints locals to boards
ST. PAUL — Governor Mark Dayton has re-appointed four area residents to state boards and commissioners on which they are serving, according to information from the Governor’s office released Thursday. The re-appointments include: Scott Van Binsbergen, Montevideo, as a public...
March 13, 2015 - 11:23pm
Letter: Were RCW voters misled?
Regarding the Jan. 6 building bond vote $5,360,000 figure, did the administration of Renville County West take a shot in the dark to come up with this figure, with little or no basis in facts, or did they flat out lie, which to most people constitutes misrepresentation and perjury? I’m...
March 13, 2015 - 1:41pm
January 18, 2015
Perfect timing for Twins’ arrival: Mother postponed cancer surgery for their sake
RENVILLE — One week after she found out she would give birth to twin boys, Teri Johnson was diagnosed with cancer. The Sept. 22 diagnosis...
January 18, 2015 - 10:10pm
January 7, 2015
Renville County West School District voters approve $5.4M school bond
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West School District approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against on a day featuring sub-zero wind chills. Voters rejected a similar bond measure...
January 7, 2015 - 10:27pm
December 23, 2014
Records published Dec. 24
This is the records summary for Dec. 24. Four teens injured Monday in Willmar crash WILLMAR — Four teens were injured in a two-vehicle side-swipe type accident Monday night on U.S. Highway 71 and 37th Avenue north of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Jayme Hamlander, 19,...
December 23, 2014 - 11:04pm
December 11, 2014
Records published Dec. 12
This is the records summary for Dec. 12. New London woman injured in car accident near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE — A New London woman was injured as the result of an accident Thursday morning near Paynesville. Maria D. Uvalle, 46, was driving a Ford Explorer west on Minnesota Highway...
December 11, 2014 - 10:54pm
December 5, 2014
Transit employees negotiate wages
WILLMAR — Negotiations are underway in hopes of reaching a contract agreement with employees from the transit systems in Kandiyohi County and Renville County before the Jan. 1 merger of the two entities takes place and employees are working under the new Central Community Transit. “There’s...
December 5, 2014 - 10:17pm
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 3, 2014
Crash in Renville injures two people
A rear-end type accident in Renville sent two people the hospital Tuesday. Jebb M Davidson, 20, of Paynesville, was driving westbound on Highway 212 around 3 p.m. when his vehicle rear-ended a vehicle driven by Tina L Hesse, 33, of Fairfax. Hesse was slowing down to make...
September 3, 2014 - 10:42am
August 15, 2014
Big loads, small towns: Firefighters along TC & W line train on the train
SACRED HEART — Six days a week, engineers with the Twin Cities & Western Railroad guide locomotives and cargo through two dozen small towns...
August 15, 2014 - 11:00pm
August 13, 2014
RCW voters reject $4.9M bond initiative Tuesday
RENVILLE — Voters defeated Renville County West School District’s $4.9 million bond issue. The initiative to issue general obligation school building bonds to improve school sites and construction of additions to the school facility failed 484 to 400, according to unofficial...
August 13, 2014 - 12:27am
July 15, 2014
Transit merger between Kandiyohi and Renville counties progresses
WILLMAR –– Another step was taken this week in the expected Jan. 1 merger of transit systems in Kandiyohi and Renville counties, and now there’s talk of adding a third county. At their meeting Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners gave final approval to a joint powers...
July 15, 2014 - 10:10pm
July 1, 2014
Dikken begins serving life sentence
ST. CLOUD — Andrew Dikken, 29, of Renville, began serving his life sentence without the possibility of parole at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud on Tuesday. He pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of first-degree murder in the Sept. 2 shootings of Kara Monson,...
July 1, 2014 - 10:37pm
June 30, 2014
Family of murder victims speak as Dikken sentenced to life without parole
MONTEVIDEO — Not long before he fatally shot Kara Monson and Chris Panitzke, Andrew Dikken sent a cryptic text to Monson’s family stating...
June 30, 2014 - 11:30pm