Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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GRANITE FALLS -- He was scared the whole time, but never so much as when it came time to bail out. They were flying in storm clouds at night, 9,000...
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has returned to this Chippewa County community of just over 200 people after what most believe has been an absence of two decades. "It's a big thing,'' said Kyle Jones, the community's mayor. He drove by Aane Torgerson Field earlier this summer and enjoyed the chance to once again see parents hooting and hollering for their team and visiting as friends and neighbors, just like old times.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has issued a public reprimand to attorney Robert D. Stoneburner of Paynesville following his conviction for interference with a 911 call during a...
This is the records summary for July 13. Theft BELGRADE—A shed was broken into and numerous items were stolen and others damaged, the owner told the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office. Reported taken from the shed were snowmobiles, engines, deer stands, decoys, steel and lumber. A variety of other items were wrecked. Vehicle hits pole
MONTEVIDEO—Montevideo native Kayla Reiffenberger will succeed Linda Givan as the chief executive officer of the Co-op Credit Union with Givan's retirement in November. Reiffenberger since 2010 has been the chief financial officer with the credit union, which has offices in Montevideo, Benson, Canby and Willmar. Reiffenberger grew up in Montevideo and worked at the credit union part-time when she was in high school and college. After graduation from Southwest State University in Marshall in 2005, she received her certified public accountant license in 2006.
PAYNESVILLE – Last year’s discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Koronis has made the lake our starting point for learning how to manage this new aquatic invasive species in Minnesota...
WATSON -- It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has returned to this...
WILLMAR – Motorists should drive with caution in Lac qui Parle and Chippewa counties today due to the potential for some roadway flooding, the Minnesota Department of Transportation advises. The...
APPLETON—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments on an environmental assessment worksheet prepared for the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project, which would restore aquatic and riparian ecosystems.
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists on U.S. Highway 12 between Benson and Kerkhoven will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing project begins July 18, weather permitting. The project also includes sidewalk and pedestrian accessibility work in the communities of Kerkhoven, Murdock and DeGraff. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that the highway will remain open to traffic throughout the project.