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Willmar Public Library Children's Matinee
Grant application for Robbins Island playground raises questions on city role
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Esther Helen Iverson
Helen M. Sorenson
David L. Lake
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
December 9, 2015
Franklin man pleads guilty to killing woman with an arrow
OLIVIA — A Franklin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a woman with an arrow after an apparent argument while they shared a remote campsite...
December 9, 2015 - 11:58pm
December 3, 2015
‘Gabby Road’ takes the next step in telling our stories
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct a fact about Roger Cooper. Mr. Cooper is not deceased. OLIVIA — English literature has...
December 3, 2015 - 11:01pm
PHOTO/VIDEO: Renville County Food Shelf food drive pulls in 446 pounds of food
Renville County Food Shelf board members Betty Raitz, left, and Mary Schroepfer weigh canned goods donated Thursday by Veronica Roschild of Renville...
December 3, 2015 - 10:54pm
November 20, 2015
Lawmakers agree about transportation needs, not funding
OLIVIA — Area legislators are “hopeful’’ that they will be able to cobble together a transportation funding bill in the 2016 session, although they cautioned that the issues that prevented a deal in the last session remain far from resolved. “Our hope is is we are going...
November 20, 2015 - 11:09pm
November 17, 2015
Citizens in west central Minnesota speak out on rising health insurance costs
OLIVIA — Legislators heard the pain that rising health care insurance premiums are causing those who are buying individual policies this year. Small...
November 17, 2015 - 11:33pm
Records published Nov. 17
The following is a summary of the records for Nov. 17. Arrests OLIVIA — A suspect wanted in Sibley County for an assault was arrested in Renville County this weekend after a high-speed chase. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office said it was on the lookout Saturday for the...
November 17, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Records published Oct. 28
This is the records summary for Wednesday, Oct. 28. Worker injured in trench collapse OLIVIA — A worker was seriously injured Tuesday morning when a trench wall collapsed while a crew was installing tile in a field north of Morton. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 27, 2015
Woman will serve probation for Olivia stabbing
OLIVIA — A woman charged with stabbing a friend during a dispute will avoid prison time and spend five years on supervised probation instead. Jessica...
October 27, 2015 - 8:55pm
October 15, 2015
Records published Oct. 15
This is the records summary for Oct. 15. Four hurt in Olivia crash Wednesday OLIVIA — Four people were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 212 in Olivia. A 2015 Dodge Dax was eastbound on the highway around 8 a.m. Wednesday when it struck...
October 15, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Renville County seeks public's help in solving series of thefts from vehicles
OLIVIA — The Renville County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a series of thefts from motor vehicles, including the theft of a firearm from a locked, Minnesota State Patrol vehicle. The thefts occurred during the week of Oct. 5 at locations within...
October 14, 2015 - 10:21am
October 13, 2015
Two arrested after high-speed chase through Renville County
OLIVIA — Criminal charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with a high-speed chase Friday south of Olivia that ended when both suspects were arrested as they tried to flee by crawling through a cornfield. The driver, identified as Bounkieng Sinthavong, 33, of...
October 13, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 5, 2015
Trucker injured this morning in Renville County roll-over
OLIVIA -- John P. King, 46, of Olivia was injured early Monday morning near Olivia when the 2005 International semi he was driving rolled. The accident was reported at 2:13 a.m. on U.S. Highway 212. According to the State Patrol, King was traveling west on Highway 212 just west...
October 5, 2015 - 7:07am
September 22, 2015
Oliva crash injures three
Three people were injured in an crash late Tuesday afternoon in Olivia. None of the injuries were life-threatening, according to a news release by the Minnesota State Patrol. Both vehicles were southbound on U.S. Highway 71 when the accident occurred, which was around 4:40...
September 22, 2015 - 11:38pm
September 2, 2015
Train hits Olivia truck driver in North Dakota
HETTINGER, N.D. — A semi truck was hit on the driver’s side door by a BNSF train on a gravel township road crossing near Hettinger in southwest North Dakota Monday afternoon, sending the truck driver to a nearby hospital for treatment. The North Dakota State Patrol said David...
September 2, 2015 - 9:06pm
August 28, 2015
Board denies Duininck Inc.’s appeal
OLIVIA — The Renville County Board of Adjustment and Appeals denied a request by Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, for a variance it sought to reopen...
August 28, 2015 - 12:15am