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After prison guard's death, Minnesota prison unions call for more staff, longer segregation terms for inmates
Group plans forum on redistricting
Minnesota bankruptcy court approves $210M settlement between sexual abuse survivors, archdiocese
Radinovich says health care, jobs are top priorities in District 8
City, Northern Township to continue JPB: Future annexation on the table in 2020
Timberwolves' rookie Okogie emerges as quick bright spot
NCHC commissioner expects proposal to change recruiting practices in college hockey
MEN'S GOLF: Beavers take 5th at JR Watkins Invite
Griffen, struggling with mental health issues, to be away from Vikings for forseeable future, as team offers support
SOCCER: BSU reaches top 10 nationally for first time
Francine May "Bugo" Kingbird
Alberta Ruth Shingler
That's amore: Sarah's Pasta e Fagioli, a beloved Italian soup, is perfect for fall
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
'We Sit' offers contemplative poems and paintings
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: The scoop on early film award season
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
MercyMe to perform in Bemidji
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As fall arrives, fish are on the move
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Some thoughts on Ol' Ruff
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Bemidji’s Anderson honored by Ducks Unlimited
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings parent to buy Sonic for $2.3 billion
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Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up
Grain companies seek extra storage as trade war continues
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
Place a Business Announcement
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Ray & Violet Suther
Brian & Debbie Solum
Ron and Becky Komulainen
Bill Marcil Jr.: Thank you for staying with us
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who celebrates a rout?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Levy increase clarified
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Policy creates concerns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The Old Duck Hunter
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September 10, 2018
West-central Minn. hospital is state's first critical care facility to invest in robotic surgery
OLIVIA, Minn.—There was a point when Nathan Blad, CEO of the RC Hospitals and Clinics, might have seemed to be a prime candidate for nissen...
September 10, 2018 - 9:32am
August 29, 2018
Trial set for man accused of yanking steering wheel at 62 mph causing crash
OLIVIA, Minn. - A trial is scheduled to start Wednesday, Sept. 5, for a central Minnesota man accused of grabbing the steering wheel of a car...
August 29, 2018 - 7:05pm
July 23, 2018
Celebrating like champions in Bird Island
BIRD ISLAND, Minn.—A two-hour visit of the Stanley Cup to Bird Island attracted visitors Monday afternoon, July 23, from both ends of Minnesota...
July 23, 2018 - 11:00pm
July 19, 2018
Lions International elects future leader from rural southern Minnesota
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — Harry Truman held the highest office in the land, yet was always proud to boast that the small town of Independence,...
July 19, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 10, 2018
Stanley Cup coming to small west-central Minnesota town
BIRD ISLAND — A small west-central Minnesota town of just over 1,000 residents will get to see the Stanley Cup, thanks to the Washington...
July 10, 2018 - 4:42pm
July 7, 2018
Body found downstream from missing man's car in southern Minnesota
HECTOR, Minn. — A man's body was found Saturday, July 7, in a drainage ditch downstream from the spot where an unoccupied, submerged car...
July 7, 2018 - 5:05pm
July 4, 2018
Minnesota teen climbs to safety after rain washes out road
OLIVIA, Minn.—A 16-year-old driver was had to climb to safety after the car he was driving plunged into a crevasse after heavy rains washed...
July 4, 2018 - 8:10pm
May 9, 2018
Appeals court reverses Renville County child porn conviction
OLIVIA, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed child pornography convictions against a 32-year-old man in a Renville County...
May 9, 2018 - 2:59pm
April 25, 2018
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
OLIVIA, Minn.—The owners of a Bird Island home destroyed by fire in January have now been charged in connection with that fire. Jeffrey...
April 25, 2018 - 8:01pm
November 17, 2017
Eye in sky will help Renville County enforce buffer law
OLIVIA, Minn. — Renville County is turning to an eye in the sky to help it enforce Minnesota's new buffer law. Pictometry of Rochester,...
November 17, 2017 - 6:16pm
October 28, 2017
Minnesota to recalculate sales tax for many home solar, wind systems
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — When solar panel installers told Glen Jacobsen that his utility bill looked different than others they have seen,...
October 28, 2017 - 9:57am
September 2, 2017
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. BIGFORK, Minn. — Small-town...
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
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