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'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Yellow Medicine County
July 1, 2016
Worker at home for vulnerable adults jailed for sexual assault
GRANITE FALLS — A male employee at a Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults is now serving time in the Yellow Medicine County Jail, sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a female resident. A Yellow Medicine County District Judge sentenced 53-year-old...
July 1, 2016 - 8:26pm
June 20, 2016
Yellow Medicine County opens new justice center
GRANITE FALLS — It seemed like business as usual when court convened Monday in Yellow Medicine County, yet history was being made. For the...
June 20, 2016 - 11:29pm
May 31, 2016
Citizens to run for county commissions
WILLMAR — The following candidates filed for seats on area county boards, according to information available early Tuesday evening from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website. Filing for county offices closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Any candidate may withdraw a candidacy by 5...
May 31, 2016 - 11:07pm
May 27, 2016
District 16 legislators urge special session
GRANITE FALLS — A new tax bill reduces the burden on farmland for school building projects, takes some of the sting out of the statewide general...
May 27, 2016 - 12:20am
May 14, 2016
Weekend crashes reported in Yellow Medicine, Swift Counties
The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a pair of crashes reported this weekend in Swift and Yellow Medicine Counties. One person was injured in a rear-end collision shortly before 5 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 212 at the entrance to a residential drive. The State Patrol said a 1998...
May 14, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 7, 2016
Yellow Medicine County man allegedly pulls gun, threatens family
HANLEY FALLS — A 20-year-old man is facing multiple criminal charges in Yellow Medicine County after he allegedly pulled a gun on a couple...
April 7, 2016 - 6:00am
March 17, 2016
Counties explore cooperation in social services
GRANITE FALLS — Big Stone, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties are looking at ways that their social services departments can work together,...
March 17, 2016 - 10:43pm
December 14, 2015
Pioneer Public TV moving headquarters to Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS - Pioneer Public Television will be moving its headquarters and main studio to Granite Falls, the station’s board of directors...
December 14, 2015 - 12:49pm
December 10, 2015
Community health projects receive grants
Minnesota counties will collectively receive a $27.2 million funding boost from the Statewide Health Improvement Program, a community-led health effort through the Minnesota Department of Health. According to a news release, this year’s round of funding includes a new focus on the...
December 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
June 16, 2015
Frontier Communications to improve rural Internet
WILLMAR — Frontier Communications Corp. accepted $27.5 million from the Connect America Fund to expand and support broadband to more than 40,000 rural Minnesotans. Kandiyohi County is projected to receive $114,635 of the support for expanded broadband deployment by Frontier. Yellow...
June 16, 2015 - 11:56pm
June 10, 2015
Jury finds Ellingboe guilty of assault
GRANITE FALLS — A Yellow Medicine County jury returned guilty verdicts Tuesday on both of the felony charges of assault in the third and fifth degrees against Cass Howard Ellingboe, 32, of Granite Falls. The 12-member jury returned its verdict after about two hours of deliberation....
June 10, 2015 - 11:28pm
June 9, 2015
Competitive bids help finance Yellow Medicine County building
GRANITE FALLS — Competitive bids to finance the Yellow Medicine County Justice Center project will help the county manage higher-than-expected...
June 9, 2015 - 11:37pm
Yellow Medicine County Food Shelf makes timely move
GRANITE FALLS — It took roughly six months to line up the funds and find a new home for the Neighbors United — Yellow Medicine County Food...
June 9, 2015 - 11:31pm
May 26, 2015
Yellow Medicine County awards final justice center bids
GRANITE FALLS — Construction will get underway on a new justice center in Yellow Medicine County now that nearly all of the bids have been awarded for its construction. The Yellow County Board of Commissioners awarded the remaining $3.1 million worth of construction bids for the...
May 26, 2015 - 11:31pm
May 12, 2015
Yellow Medicine County awards bids for justice center
GRANITE FALLS — Bids to build a new justice center to replace the Yellow Medicine County Courthouse came in about 10 percent over budget. The...
May 12, 2015 - 11:07pm