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August 10, 2018
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Marv Garbe has led the veterans home campaign in Montevideo.
Veterans home on pace to raise pledged funds in Montevideo
August 10, 2018 - 8:03pm
August 6, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo

While the number of new job openings in the five counties of the Upper Minnesota River Valley has risen substantially, the "quality" of those openings are questioned by the Jobs Now Coalition. Only 38 percent of all openings offer health care, the smallest share of openings in any of the state's 13 economic regions.
Upper Minnesota River Valley sees rise in low-wage job openings
August 6, 2018 - 7:39pm
July 25, 2018
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Most of the the former Clarkfield school buildings are water-damaged and filled with mold and have crumbling ceilings and walls. Yellow Medicine County and the city of Clarkfield are considering a $1.4 million demolition project.
YM County, Clarkfield could share costs to demolish dilapidated school
July 25, 2018 - 10:48pm
June 2, 2018
Jordan Lee Downwind
Court of Appeals upholds firearm conviction against Montevideo man
June 2, 2018 - 7:56am
May 31, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo

Marv Garbe, Montevideo City Council president who led the community's 11-year campaign for a veterans home, said the next step is D.C., after the governor on Wednesday signed the bonding bill that includes funds for the state's share of building three 70-bed homes, including one in Montevideo. Garbe is shown speaking to legislators in 2015.
Montevideo's 11-year journey for veterans home reaches goal
May 31, 2018 - 5:52am
April 25, 2018
Renville County to launch restorative justice program for juvenile offenders
April 25, 2018 - 5:45am
March 15, 2018
John Schlegel of Blomkest
Arrest helps John Schlegel family on path to closure
March 15, 2018 - 7:09pm
January 21, 2018
The map shows where the National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued various advisories for the winter storm forecast Monday.
Winter storm to track south of Willmar area
January 21, 2018 - 5:45pm
January 18, 2018
Ashley Dawn Schultz
Woman pleads to burglary of Yellow Medicine County sheriff's garage
January 18, 2018 - 8:10pm
January 9, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Members of the State Senate Capital Investment Committee listen Monday as proponents of a veterans nursing home in Montevideo explain their request for state funding. From left are Sens. John Jasinski, Scott Newman and David Senjem.
Montevideo makes its mark again for vet home, turns out for bonding tour
January 9, 2018 - 6:01am
December 28, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Methamphetamine represents the major drug issue in Yellow Medicine County. The Sheriff's Office reports that the use of meth is occurring at similar rates in all of the county's communities.
Meth remains most prevalent drug of abuse in two SW Minn. counties
December 28, 2017 - 7:17am
December 22, 2017
Chippewa County appoints interim auditor/treasurer
December 22, 2017 - 6:18am
December 6, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

John Handeen, a World War II veteran, was among those Tuesday at a rally in Montevideo who encouraged state legislators to obtain funding for a veterans home. Handeen said it is especially needed to serve Vietnam veterans.
Montevideo moves forward on veterans home
December 6, 2017 - 7:04am
December 4, 2017
Supporters to rally for Montevideo veterans home project
December 4, 2017 - 3:48pm
November 20, 2017
Submitted/ Yellow Medicine County pursued an expedited process to gain possession of the vacant Clarkfield School buildings, but the interior damage due to water and mold and the clutter from materials left behind led them to conclude that most of the buildings will need to be razed. The city of Clarkfield is asking residents to consider saving the west gymnasium building for use by the community.
Clarkfield debates fate of closed school buildings
November 20, 2017 - 6:35am