HOLLOWAY — Public comments are being sought on a proposed hog farm in Swift County that is planning to double in size. Spring Valley Farms plans to add a second, 2,100-head finishing barn at The Pit Stop farm for a total of 4,200 head. The farm is located in Section 4 of Fairfield Township northeast of Holloway. An environmental assessment worksheet prepared by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is open for public comment until 4:30 p.m. Dec. 14.
This is the records summary for Nov. 21. Over 60 crashes, other mishaps in Kandiyohi County due to snowstorm WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and Willmar Police Department responded to over 60 reports of vehicle crashes and vehicles off the road between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday due to Friday's snowstorm, several with injuries. Crash reports increased as the day went on, most occurring Friday afternoon.
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MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The State Patrol says 68-year-old Joann...
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed the first phase of its planned repairs to the Lac qui Parle Dam near Watson on Thursday. Additional repairs are expected to be completed in the coming weeks. In order to support the ongoing repairs, the St. Paul District is lowering the Lac qui Parle pool level.
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has cancelled the no travel advisories that were put into place Friday for parts of southwest Minnesota. The no travel advisories have been...
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W. The staff will give the council an update on stormwater updates and improvements. The council is expected to consider an agreement for 2017 engineering services. Bolton & Menk has been recommended by the council's Public Works/Safety Committee.
WILLMAR — Students earning community college associate of arts degrees like those awarded each year at Ridgewater College may now be guaranteed the degree will transfer to any of any of Minnesota State's seven public universities. Minnesota State, formerly known as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, announced a new program this week for students who complete the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum and earn a minimum 2.0 GPA at six of the colleges and a 2.4 GPA at Winona State University.
HECTOR -- U.S. Highway 212, west of Hector, is currently blocked by an overturned semi-truck, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The highway, which cuts across the middle...