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5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
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November 1, 2011
Sheriff: No positive ID yet on remains found near Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- Law enforcement officials are continuing to work to identify the human remains discovered Saturday in Yellow Medicine County. Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten said this morning that he was hoping to get identifying information from the Midwest Medical Examiner's...
November 1, 2011 - 10:36am
October 27, 2011
Canby teen in farm accident has died
CANBY -- The teenager airlifted to Sanford Children's Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., has died as a result of the injuries sustained in a farm accident Saturday. According to Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten, Alexander Brouwer, 16, of rural Canby apparently fell into a grain...
October 27, 2011 - 9:46am
September 23, 2011
Sleepy Eye woman injured in Yellow Medicine County roll-over
CANBY -- A Sleepy Eye woman was injured late last night in a one-vehicle roll-over accident in about six miles west of Canby in Yellow Medicine County. According to the State Patrol, Lauri Braulick, 51, was driving east on state Highway 68 at 11:30 p.m. when the 2006 Buick Rainier...
September 23, 2011 - 2:17pm
August 25, 2011
Crash injures Sacred Heart man
GRANITE FALLS -- The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office said today that Ryan Martineau of Sacred Heart was injured Wednesday night in a one-vehicle rollover on 306th Avenue northwest of Granite Falls. The sheriff's office responded at 7:20 p.m. to the crash. Martineau was driving...
August 25, 2011 - 9:10am
August 22, 2011
Fire that destroyed bar and restaurant in Echo investigated as accidental
ECHO -- A fire that destroyed a bar and restaurant in Echo on Sunday is being investigated as an accidental fire by the State Fire Marshal, according to the Echo Police Department. The fire destroyed Lynae's Bar & Grill in downtown Echo, according to Echo Police Chief Tara Engstrom. Fire...
August 22, 2011 - 11:32am
August 11, 2011
Update: Authorities continue search for Xcel worker who fell off Minnesota Falls dam south of Granite Falls, MInn.
GRANITE FALLS -- A search continues in the Minnesota River below Xcel Energy's Minnesota Falls dam for a worker who fell off the dam and is presumed...
August 11, 2011 - 10:19am
August 9, 2011
Highway 67 detour to begin Thursday south of Granite Falls, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Motorists will encounter a detour on Minnesota Highway 67 from Minnesota Highway 23 to the Yellow Medicine River Bridge beginning Thursday as crews resurface the road. The 8-mile project requires a detour using Highway 23, Highway 274 and Yellow Medicine County Road 18....
August 9, 2011 - 3:05pm
July 23, 2011
Storm damage delays reopening western Minnesota's Upper Sioux Agency State Park
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some time next week, the soft sounds of conversations around campfires will return to the Upper Sioux Agency...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
July 11, 2011
Wood Lake man flown to HCMC after Saturday rollover
WOOD LAKE -- A Wood Lake man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday afternoon just east of Wood Lake. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, the crash was reported around 2:30 p.m....
July 11, 2011 - 9:29am
July 1, 2011
Trial to be set in case against western Minn. school district's financing of building improvements
GRANITE FALLS -- As contractors work to complete the final leg of more than $10 million in improvements before the start of school, litigation over how the Yellow Medicine East School District is financing nearly one-third of the project is headed to trial. District Judge Randall...
July 1, 2011 - 8:00am
June 30, 2011
Two to hospital after Hanley Falls crash
GRANITE FALLS -- Two people were taken to Granite Falls Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash around 12:45 a.m. Thursday east of Hanley Falls. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, a 1999 Pontiac driven by Craig Jacobson of Hanley...
June 30, 2011 - 9:05am
June 29, 2011
Public ownership of Minnesota Falls dam?
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine County will pursue discussions aimed at the possible transfer of the Minnesota Falls dam from Xcel Energy to...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
Yellow Medicine County considers what family services to halt in shutdown
GRANITE FALLS -- Child care that helps low-income parents re-enter the work force, treatment programs for juvenile offenders in custody, and chemical dependency treatment are among the areas where human service cuts are most likely to be made first by Yellow Medicine County. The...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
May 23, 2011
Luverne is top seed in Section 3A tennis
Top-seeded Luverne hosts No. 8 MACCRAY at 4 p.m. today in the Section 3A tennis meet. No. 4 Yellow Medicine East hosts No. 5 Redwood Valley and No. 3 Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd hosts No. 6 Montevideo.
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 20, 2011
Prep baseball: Berg's homer boosts Minnewaska
MADISON -- Trenton Berg hit a three-run homer to help put Minnewaska in a second-place tie in the West Central South Conference as the Lakers upended Lac qui Parle Valley 4-1 Thursday. The Lakers improved to 9-3 in the conference while the Eagles fell to 11-3. Morris/Chokio-Alberta...
May 20, 2011 - 12:35am