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Renville County looks to develop more hiking trails
Kandiyohi County HRA takes shape
Council OKs Charter moving TV channels
WNBA Playoffs: Brunson happy to be a Lynx for life
Girls Tennis: Litchfield takes two of three at Pine City quad
Vikings settle differences with Kluwe
Vikings told Munnerlyn from get-go he would be starting CB
Baseball: Girl pitcher from Philadelphia Little League’s latest phenom
No arguing with WAM-BC’s numbers: Businesses who work with the center continue to find success
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Minnesota Opinion: Here’s how seniors can avoid scams
Letter: Taylor thanks supporters
Commentary: Called out for coziness
Commentary: Just don’t do the stupid stuff
March 26, 2010
Commentary: Take the student loans biz off welfare
When the government hands money to poor people, that's welfare, Republicans say. That's taking money from productive taxpayers and encouraging dependency, they assert. But when corporations get taxpayer handouts, that's not welfare in the GOP book of rhetoric. Take away a company's...
opinion / commentary
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
U of M student shot outside dorm Monday night
MINNEAPOLIS - A University of Minnesota student was shot and wounded on campus Monday night. Campus Police Chief Greg Hestness says the shooting happened outside Centennial Hall. The freshman student was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. His condition wasn't immediately known. Hestness...
news / state
January 26, 2010 - 8:03am
January 5, 2010
NDSU student lucky to survive cold, mother says
DeAnn Eichelberger knew something was wrong with her son when the former high school hockey player tried to give her directions to pick him up from a New Year's Eve party. "He said, like, 'The puck's going south, Mom,' " she recalled. For the next few hours, family members of Jacob...
news / nation / state
January 5, 2010 - 9:18am
October 31, 2009
Woman charged with allegedly stealing $39K from Lutheran Social Service
WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Litchfield woman made her first court appearance Thursday on a single felony theft charge for allegedly stealing $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses. Jessica Beth Kruger is charged in Kandiyohi County District Court with stealing the...
news / local
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Youth's death determined to be accidental drowning
GRANITE FALLS -- Drowning was officially determined to be the cause of death for the 10-year-old boy who was pulled from the pool at the Kilowatt Community Center in Granite Falls on April 3. Eddie Armando Ojer Barrios, of Montevideo, had been pulled from about seven feet of water...
news / local / region / community
May 4, 2009 - 5:03pm
April 6, 2009
Updated: Law enforcement are still reviewing Montevideo fourth-grader's drowning death
Updated 12:40 p.m.
news / region
April 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 5, 2009
Montevideo 4th-grader dies after swimming mishap
A Montevideo fourth-grader has died following a swimming mishap Friday afternoon during a class outing. The Montevideo School District issued a statement this afternoon saying that Eddie Ojer died at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The youngster had been flown by helicopter...
news / region
April 5, 2009 - 3:07pm
March 6, 2009
NLS, Russell's reach tentative agreement on bus contract
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School District and Russell's Bus Service reached a tentative agreement Monday regarding the district's transportation...
news / local
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 22, 2009
Red Lake officials removed student with rifle on bus
RED LAKE, Minn. - School officials in Red Lake say a student was detained after he was found to be carried a concealed unloaded rifle on the bus. The bus was bound for Red Lake Elementary School.
news / state
February 22, 2009 - 6:55am
January 16, 2009
Letter: Caring and helping year round
At 8:40 a.m. Tuesday as I waited to turn onto County Road 5 to go to work, I noticed someone walking up the hill towards me. Remember, it was 20 below. I also noticed a number of people who drove by, looking right at this person. It obviously was a student headed to the college as...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
NLS School Board predicts levy increase for 2009
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday certified a preliminary 2009 levy of $3,270,214. Business manager Barb Gjerde presented a 31-page report to the school board Monday depicting an $83,007 -- or 2.6 percent -- increase over the 2008 levy. Gjerde said increasing...
local / college
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am