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World Photo Day: Fargo-Moorhead artists inspire positivity
A great perennial with a bad name
Flowers, veggies and Wilbur: Even the trees have character in Marcie Kalenda’s Cloquet garden
The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
St. Louis County targets red-light runners
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points
SOCCER: BSU looks to build off successful 2016 campaign
Vikings down two starters on offensive line, two in secondary
Twins call up Mitch Garver to replace injured Robbie Grossman
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Julia Rose Jones
Anna "Ann" Prince
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
Letter to the Editor: This was evil in the purest form
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
May 24, 2017
Minn. doctors disciplined in labor and delivery case
OLIVIA, Minn. — Two Olivia doctors have been disciplined by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for mismanaging a labor and delivery...
May 24, 2017 - 11:43am
March 13, 2017
Appeals court rejects reduction in sentence in Minn. bow-and-arrow murder
OLIVIA, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected a bid by a Renville County defendant for a reduction of his 415-month prison sentence...
March 13, 2017 - 5:59pm
February 9, 2017
20-year-old charged with arson for burning parents' house
OLIVIA, Minn. — A 20-year-old man lit his parents' Olivia home on fire early Dec. 3, authorities say — but not before he had moved...
February 9, 2017 - 4:57pm
February 6, 2017
Man dies after head-on crash near Olivia
OLIVIA—A Redwood Falls man died Monday morning, Feb. 6, in a head-on crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 71, south of Olivia. The...
February 6, 2017 - 11:12am
June 15, 2016
Morton woman still faces charges after selling cocoa powder in place of heroin: Fines could be to $20,000 and/or up to three years in prison
OLIVIA -- A woman accused of selling cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin is still in trouble. The Morton woman, Larissa Roxanne Baptiste, 26, has been charged in Renville County District Court with simulating a controlled...
June 15, 2016 - 6:36pm
September 9, 2013
Olivia couple killed in crash with farm implement
Forum News Service OLIVIA — An Olivia couple has died as a result of injuries sustained when their vehicle struck an unoccupied farm implement Sunday evening along U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia. According to the State Patrol, the front seat passenger of the 2005 Buick, Carla...
September 9, 2013 - 9:32am
April 4, 2013
Defendant pleads guilty in 38-mile chase through Renville County
OLIVIA - A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville County entered guilty pleas Wednesday to charges resulting from the Dec. 3 incident. Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle...
April 4, 2013 - 8:33am
February 8, 2013
Fatal apartment fire investigated in Olivia
OLIVIA — A state fire marshal is investigating a fatal apartment fire in Olivia. Authorities have not yet identified the person who died in Thursday's fire at Westcourt Apartments. Fire officials say the fire was contained to one apartment, although 15 additional units sustained...
February 8, 2013 - 9:07am
December 4, 2012
Redwood Falls, Minn., man apprehended after chase to face attempted murder charges
OLIVIA — A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville and Redwood counties on Monday afternoon will face charges of attempted first-degree murder. Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, allegedly rammed his pickup truck into a squad car while an officer...
December 4, 2012 - 5:29pm
September 20, 2012
Man charged with assault with a wrench
OLIVIA, Minn. — A 31-year-old Hector man faces two assault charges, for first- and second-degree charges, for allegedly throwing a wrench at a then 7-year-old boy in June, striking the boy in the head and causing severe, potentially life-threatening injuries. Dean Michael Lentz...
September 20, 2012 - 8:40am
September 11, 2012
Arson suspected in food bank fire
OLIVIA, Minn. — Arson is suspected in a fire that destroyed the contents of the Renville County Food Shelf in a downtown Olivia building on Sunday night. The fire also caused extensive smoke and heat damage to the Hair Connection, Red Cross office and an apartment unit. No one...
September 11, 2012 - 9:18am
July 31, 2012
Appeal denied for man who assaulted newspaper carrier
OLIVIA, Minn. -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of a man seeking to withdraw his guilty plea in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a then-14-year-old Fairfax, Minn., newspaper carrier in May 2010. Matthew Fahey's second attorney, Richard Swanson of Chaska,...
July 31, 2012 - 7:57am