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July 29, 2009
Two to prison for barroom brawl
WOOD LAKE -- Two men received prison sentences for their roles in a barroom brawl sparked when a bartender cut off liquor sales to a 24-year-old patron, and she tossed a drink and glass in the bartender's face. According to the Yellow Medicine county attorney's office, Rico Vincent...
July 29, 2009 - 11:56am
July 13, 2009
Tractor rolls over, pins 82-year old driver
News Local region yellow medicine county tractor roll over wood lake GRANITE FALLS -- An 82-year old man was injured when the tractor he was driving tipped and pinned him underneath it around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Roger Rebers, rural Cottonwood, was pulling a rake in a ditch south...
July 13, 2009 - 9:29am
June 3, 2009
Husband and wife plead guilty to tax charges in YM County
GRANITE FALLS -- A Yellow Medicine County couple charged with multiple counts of refusing to pay state taxes have entered guilty pleas in district court. Robert Cunningham, 42, and Ann Marie Cunningham, 43, both of Wood Lake, entered the pleas May 27. Robert Cunningham entered a...
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Wood Lake couple face tax evasion charges
GRANITE FALLS -- A Wood Lake man who allegedly used his mother's Social Security number while failing to pay state taxes now faces felony criminal charges along with his wife, and together they owe more than $43,000 in back taxes and penalties, according to the Minnesota Department...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Wood Lake couple facing charges for not paying taxes
GRANITE FALLS -- A Wood Lake couple face 13 felony charges and owe the State of Minnesota more than $43,000 in taxes, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue. The Yellow Medicine County attorney's office filed the criminal charges for failure to pay taxes against Robert...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00pm
April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
Wood Lake teen to hospital after crash into bridge
WOOD LAKE -- A 16-year-old Wood Lake boy had to be extricated from a vehicle that crashed into a bridge this morning. He was transported to Granite Falls Hospital and then sent to a Sioux Falls, S.D., area hospital. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office, the extent...
April 7, 2009 - 3:31pm
March 21, 2009
Helping wood ducks have another successful nesting
March 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
'Friends' hold annual fundraiser to provide materials for Willmar Public Library
WILLMAR -- A hand-carved book rack depicting the familiar features of American author Mark Twain is among the prizes up for grabs in the Willmar...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
As 150th anniversary approaches, association works to preserve Wood Lake battlefield
Just a few years after America's bloodiest military conflict, veterans from both sides turned to the federal government to preserve Civil War battlefields. They wanted to remember those who gave their lives and to begin the process of reconciliation, according to Ed Bearss, chief...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Moving toward reconciliation
GRANITE FALLS -- Just a few years after America's bloodiest military conflict, veterans from both sides turned to the federal government to preserve Civil War battlefields. They wanted to remember those who gave their lives and to begin the process of reconciliation, according to...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Turning one town's mess into another town's energy
MONTEVIDEO -- One town's mess is another town's clean electricity, thanks to Riverdale Environmental Services, Inc. The Granite Falls-based company is busy this week in Montevideo grinding barn-sized piles of trees downed by the July 31 windstorm into chips that it will haul to Benson. There,...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Update 1:50 p.m.: Woods hangs onto 1-shot lead after 12 holes in U.S. Open playoff
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Rocco Mediate made up two strokes in two holes and closed within a shot of an erratic Tiger Woods with six holes left in their 18-hole playoff Monday at the U.S. Open. Trailing by three heading into the 11th hole, Mediate made two straight pars, while Woods bogeyed...
June 16, 2008 - 1:50pm