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November 14, 2011
Silver Star ceremony for Mackedanz conducted Saturday in Willmar, Minn.
Vietnam veteran Ron Mackedanz of Kandiyohi, center, receives his Silver Star from Command Sgt. Maj. Doug Hanson of Atwater during a ceremony...
life / local
November 14, 2011 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
This is the records summary for Oct. 13. Man critically injured after fiery crash in Yellow Medicine County CLARKFIELD -- A Clarkfield man was critically injured when his vehicle collided with another car and then burst into flames Monday night in Yellow Medicine County. Ryan Bruns,...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Two hospitalized after crash near Silver Lake
SILVER LAKE -- A Cokato teen and a Montevideo man are hospitalized at Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 9:45 p.m. Monday along State Highway 7 west of Silver Lake. According to the State Patrol, Samantha J. Van De Steeg,...
news / region
October 12, 2010 - 1:43pm
August 31, 2010
'Silver for soldiers' challenge seeks to benefit troops from the region
OLIVIA -- There's no place like home, especially when it comes wrapped in a package and reaches you in a faraway land. "It's a real morale booster,'' said Sgt. Mark Morse, with the Minnesota National Guard in Olivia. Morse received his packages while serving two deployments with...
news / region
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Bomb squad helps detonate explosives found in McLeod County shed
GLENCOE -- A bomb squad from the Twin Cities joined McLeod County law enforcement officials today in disposing of several sticks of dynamite, along with some blasting caps, found in a shed in rural Silver Lake. The McLeod County Sheriff's Department said deputies were called at 10:30...
news / region
July 7, 2010 - 6:05pm
October 17, 2009
U.S. priest auctions family silver for homeless
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP) -- A Wisconsin priest is auctioning off his late mother's collection of old silver pieces to raise money for a homeless shelter. The Rev. Guy Blair donated 14 silver items, including five sugar urns dating back to the 1790s. Other pieces include vases and...
news / nation
October 17, 2009 - 3:59pm
December 3, 2008
Silver carp found in Mississippi River near La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - The silver carp, one of the notorious leaping fish brought to the U.S. from China, has been found in the Mississippi River near La Crosse in its first known appearance in Wisconsin or Minnesota waters. La Crosse fisheries supervisor Ron Benjamin with the Wisconsin...
news / state / outdoors
December 3, 2008 - 8:00am
September 24, 2008
Cross Country roundup
Results Tuesday Dassel-Cok.
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
State Highway 7 detours begin next week
WILLMAR -- Traffic on state Highway 7 will be detoured this summer and fall as road construction stretching from Silver Lake to St. Bonifacius will begin next week. According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the detour from the west will include...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am