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June 23, 2019
Meeting on prevented planting set Wednesday in Renville
June 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
June 22, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo 

State Sen. Andrew Lang, R-Olivia, left, and State Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, spoke this week with Renville County Commissioners about transportation funding. They are shown in a December 2017 file photo in Montevideo.
Roads top agenda in Renville County: Local legislators want changes, but not new gas tax
June 22, 2019 - 6:54am
June 20, 2019
Competency hearing set July 1 for Olivia teen charged with molesting day care children
June 20, 2019 - 9:03pm
June 18, 2019
Salinas receives staggered jail sentence for assault
June 18, 2019 - 5:46pm
June 12, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Residents attending a forum hosted by the Bird Island City Council on Monday evening voiced fears about the possibility of closing the BOLD facilities in the community. Calling it the "elephant in the room," Neal Prokosch, a council member, said, "Bird Island feels under siege. We feel like we are going to lose our school."
BOLD decisions coming: Residents voice differing views at Bird Island forum
June 12, 2019 - 7:28pm
June 11, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Firefighters with the Olivia, Bird Island, Danube and Hector volunteer fire departments conducted a controlled burn Monday evening on a farm site east of Olivia. Along with training, it provided an opportunity for the firefighters to get to know each other and the practices of the different departments. Rural departments increasingly rely on support from neighboring departments as the number of firefighters declines. play button
Training for a new reality: Rural fire departments increasingly rely on each other
June 11, 2019 - 9:53pm
June 7, 2019
Renville County open to selling land for hotel near hospital
June 7, 2019 - 8:48am
June 5, 2019
Renville County HRA/EDA awards grants
June 5, 2019 - 7:13am
May 21, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

BOLD High School Principal Jim Menton, right, told members of the facilities committee on Thursday that the district needs to incorporate more technology and make other improvements. "It doesn't necessarily take a brand new facility but it takes a lot of money to get some of this done," he said. Superintendent Dale Brandsoy is at left.
BOLD tackles facilities needs: Merely addressing necessary fixes carries $37 million estimate
May 21, 2019 - 6:21am
May 14, 2019
Bethesda, Olivia EDA to partner in senior living
May 14, 2019 - 10:21pm
April 30, 2019
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Dane Smith, of Growth & Justice, pointed to the development of Olivia's seed corn industry as an example of the importance of nurturing a community's human capital. He spoke Friday in Olivia as Growth & Justice and MinnesotaOne.org rolled out a "blueprint" on building human capital in the state.
Olivia hosts 'Thriving by Design' rollout on building human capital
April 30, 2019 - 6:18am
April 28, 2019
Former Olivia Police Chief Howard Sander

Photo courtesy of Dirks-Blem Funeral Services
Olivia flags lowered to half-staff to honor former police chief
April 28, 2019 - 5:45pm
April 24, 2019
Olivia to host 'thriving by design' April 26
April 24, 2019 - 8:00am
April 20, 2019
Deaths in 2018 in Renville County included four suicides, highest since 2014
April 20, 2019 - 6:43am
April 18, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Zip codes matter in terms of individual health outcomes, a point underscored by a recent community health assessment completed jointly by Kandiyohi and Renville counties.
Renville County assessment identifies health issues related to where people live
April 18, 2019 - 6:18am