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Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
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Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Flynn to invoke Fifth Amendment right in Russia probe
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
Tide takes out Gophers
Own goal burns Minnesota United in loss to Galaxy
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
ABC says politics played no role in cancelling of conservative comedy 'Last Man Standing'
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
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
June 19, 2014
Heavy rains cause flooding this morning in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR –– Heavy storms last night that dumped as much as eight inches of rain on already saturated fields, roads and basements is causing...
June 19, 2014 - 2:07pm
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
June 5, 2014
This is a drill: Disaster exercise puts responders to the test
RENVILLE — Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative takes pride in having put together a full-scale crisis management plan, complete with...
June 5, 2014 - 11:51pm
June 3, 2014
Southern Minnesota Beet sees more environmental challenges in 2013
OLIVIA — Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative faced more environmental challenges in the last year than in the two previous, despite on-going investments to improve its water treatment systems. “The good, bad and the ugly, all in one year” is how Louis Knieper, manager...
June 3, 2014 - 11:39pm