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Yellow Medicine County
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
April 30, 2015
Hawk in Yellow Medicine County is state’s first wild bird infected by avian flu
ST. PAUL — A Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County is the first Minnesota wild bird to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that has infected poultry farms across Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday morning. The...
April 30, 2015 - 11:29pm
State's first avian flu infection in wild bird found in Yellow Medicine County
SAINT PAUL — A Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County is the first Minnesota wild bird to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian...
April 30, 2015 - 1:47pm
April 9, 2015
Granite Falls food shelf won’t close
GRANITE FALLS — Yellow Medicine County will provide $12,000 over the next two years to cover the rental costs to provide the Neighbors United...
April 9, 2015 - 11:38pm
March 25, 2015
Granite Falls food shelf could close
GRANITE FALLS — A food shelf that has been serving eastern Yellow Medicine County and a portion of neighboring Chippewa County since the 1980s may soon be without a home and a future. A decision by the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners to call for bids to build a justice...
March 25, 2015 - 11:13pm