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Board OKs solid waste, recycling rate hikes

NEW ULM - Brown County commissioners unanimously approved 3 percent annual recycling contract rate hikes for River View Sanitation for the Brown County cities and surrounding rural areas, Tuesday. In addition, commissioners unanimously approved hikes in solid waste service fees utilized for recyclin

JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Looking Back: 1967 -- WHS effort helping Vietnamese orphans

A mini-blizzard hit southwest Minnesota on Friday, closing many of the area's schools and shutting down special events for the day. Total daytime snow accumulation was around four inches in the Worthington area, according to the National Weather Service, but northwest winds blowing at 40 miles per h

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-11-22 14:34:00

Renville man re-elected president of Minnesota Farmers Union

ST. PAUL - Gary Wertish, of Renville, was re-elected president of the Minnesota Farmers Union during its 76th annual convention Nov. 17-19 in Minneapolis. Wertish has served as the organization's president since January, after serving as vice president from 2009-2016. He will serve another two-year

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 13:36:00

The story behind the story in 'Coco's Diary'

Editor's note: This story was published in 2012 when History Theatre opened the play "Coco's Diary." "Everything is getting quite different in my life because of boys! I absolutely like one now. I guess he likes me, too. This diary is to keep track of how things go, so I can analyze the best way of

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-11-22 17:00:49

Prep football: Three Trojans named All-South Central

Linder, a tight end/defensive end, had 21 receptions for 343 yards and three touchdowns in his senior year, and on defense he led the Trojans in sacks and fumble recoveries. Boneschans was a three-year starter at right tackle who also was a fine punter. Herrera, a linebacker, led WHS in tackles for

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-11-21 22:15:55

MPS reports $300,000 general fund turnaround

MARSHALL - One of the three action items approved at the Marshall Public School board meeting on Monday showed a turnaround of nearly $300,000 in the general fund balance, according to numbers presented in the 2017-18 revised budget. In the preliminary 2017-18 budget, the general fund balance showed


'One big team' in Minneota

Photo by Jenny Kirk After taking a few formal photos in front of the football trophy case after school on Monday, members of the state championship-bound Minneota Vikings team bunch together as one. Then they headed off to coach Chad Johnston's room to watch film. MINNEOTA - As you drive through the

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

GOP governor candidates in Marshall forum

MARSHALL - The leading Republican candidates for governor are slated to participate in a southwest Minnesota issue forum on Nov. 27 The program will be hosted in the Student Center at Southwest Minnesota State University. A meet-the-candidates reception begins at 6:15 p.m., with the forum following


City council nixes condemnation plans for Habersham plant, cancels plan for new facility at site

The city of Cumming has decided a formerly-private sewer facility off Buford Dam Road will not be usable for a future water plant and have decided not to go ahead with plans for a new facility at the site. Members of the Cumming City Council voted 5-0 at a meeting on Monday to rescind condemnation o

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:29:00

Sheriff: man caused 1-year-old's choking death, broke sister's skull

The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has charged a man with homicide by child abuse and child abuse inflicting great bodily injury after a toddler was taken to the hospital with multiple skull fractures that led investigators to re-examine the earlier choking death of the toddler's one-year-old sister

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:40:32

Review: Oldman gives us a human Churchill in 'Darkest Hour'

This image released by Focus Features shows Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in a scene from "Darkest Hour." (Jack English/Focus Features via AP) Jack English This image released by Focus Features shows Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in a scene from "Darkest Hour." (Jack English/Focus Features via

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 22:23:35

Kevin Woody named Dawson County 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year

Dawson County Junior High School Choral Director Kevin Woody was recently named the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year for Dawson County after being voted DCJHS Teacher of the Year by his peers. "I was definitely shocked and humbled," Woody, 29, said as he recalled his reaction to the news. Woody, who g

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 00:26:00

Westminster native debuts in new MTV reality show

Last week, Codi Butts was just a 25-year-old Westminster native and former bartender going out hunting and fishing with his family and friends. On Nov. 27, however, that might change a bit when hundreds of thousands of viewers see him on MTV for the premiere of "Floribama Shore." Staying close to MT

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-22 15:09:52

Driver killed after ejected from moped in Oconee Co. crash

Troopers say one person is dead after a crash in Oconee County on Wednesday. According to SC Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Cleveland Creek Road, about 8.3 miles south of Seneca. Troopers said a moped and Jeep were both traveling north on SC 59 when the moped when the two crashed. The mo

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-23 06:23:00

Deputy-grams to raise money for Christmas program for area children

The Banks County Sheriff's Office is offering Deputy-Grams as a fundraiser for the Christmas program that provides gifts to area children. A Deputy-Gram is the Banks County Sheriff's Office's version of a "singing telegram." The Deputy-Gram consists of School Resource Officer / Deputy Josh Whit


Water being pumped on new site; samples taken every two weeks

Homer Mayor Doug Cheek said water at the Evans Street location did not test well at its first sampling. He said engineering consultants told the city the water "had set there so long, it's like stagnant water. He explained water would be run through onto the ground and sampled every two weeks. He


Duluth man charged with series of gun crimes

A Duluth man who served prison time for shooting a man during a robbery three years ago has been charged with a new series of gun-related incidents - including another shooting that injured a woman. Metris Jovon Bell, 23, faces four felony charges stemming from the mid-November incidents. Authoritie

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 00:00:00

News Tribune Attic: What was on the Thanksgiving menu in Duluth in the 1890s?

Broiled bluefish. Braised saddle of squirrels. Cream of terrapin. And, yes, turkey and pumpkin pie. Items both odd and familiar to modern-day palates were on the menu for Thanksgiving dinner at Duluth's top hotels 120 years ago. Read more in the News Tribune Attic. Broiled bluefish. Braised saddle o

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 23:29:02

Duluth Winter Village returns Dec. 2-3

The Duluth Winter Village returns for its second year next weekend, bringing more than 40 local businesses to Glensheen Mansion for a craft-focused outdoor market. The free festival runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2-3 and features vendors in wood cabins, live animals, carolers, lakeside campfires and fo

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 23:23:36

Corps may use dredged sand to bolster Duluth's Park Point beach

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering using sand dredged from the Duluth-Superior Harbor to resupply rapidly eroding Lake Superior beaches along Minnesota Point. The erosion problem, spurred by near-record-high lake levels and made worse during the big lake's epic storms, has eaten away hu

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 23:11:00