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Minnesota's first human case this season of West Nile virus was reported Thursday. State health officials said the man, from Murray County, became ill with West Nile fever earlier this month and is recovering. Health officials are urging Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes by routinely using repellents and taking other precautions against mosquito bites. This time of year is a high-risk season for West Nile virus, said David Neitzel, a state Health Department epidemiologist specializing in diseases carried by mosquitoes.
OLIVIA - As of Wednesday morning, all Renville County parks are now open to the public. Several parks had previously been closed due to flooding conditions. For park information updates, call the Renville County Parks Department at 320-523-3793.
WILLMAR - Shawn Ray Bachman, 41, of Montevideo, made his first court appearance Wednesday on felony theft by swindle and theft of services charges for allegedly taking money from customers and never completing the projects as agreed in construction contracts. Bachman also faces two gross misdemeanor and two misdemeanor counts of theft by swindle and theft of services. He was released on his personal recognizance. His next appearance is Aug. 12 in Kandiyohi County District Court.
This is the records summary for July 25. Marshall woman hurt in Chippewa County crash MONTEVIDEO — A 19-year-old Marshall woman was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of...
OLIVIA — As of this morning, all Renville County parks are now open to the public. Several parks were previously closed due to flooding conditions. For park information updates, call...
MONTEVIDEO — A 19-year-old Marshall woman was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday near Montevideo.
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has cited Granite Falls Construction Co. Inc. for several violations of water pollution rules, the state agency announced Tuesday in a news release. The company has made corrections and has paid a $10,000 civil penalty, according to the MPCA. From 1984 to June 2010, the company disposed of concrete waste on Northern States Power Co. property adjacent to the Minnesota River east of Granite Falls. The discharges entered a wetland that is hydrologically connected to the Minnesota River, the news release states.
WATKINS -- A 64-year-old rural Watkins man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a tractor rollover incident Monday along 675th Avenue. According to the...
WILLMAR - More than two-thirds of Americans don't prepare a detailed written or computerized household budget, according to a recent poll by Gallup. A Lutheran Social Service financial educator who has worked with thousands of people says feelings of shame shouldn't stop people from taking steps to get a handle on their finances, and therefore, their lives and financial aspirations.