Local News

Car goes off road near Lucan

The Minnesota State Patrol reports a personal injury accident involving a 1998 Ford Taurus going off the road on Highway 68 east of Lucan on Monday evening. The driver, Jenna J. Grunewald, age 21,

Farm News

Minnesota Farmers Union – Doug Peterson

  Today, I visited with Minnesota Farmers Union President Doug Peterson. We talked about his upcoming retirement, the State Convention in November, and his award from the University of

Local Sports

Gophers host Rutgers for Homecoming

#15 Conor Rhoda (photo courtesy of Gopher Sports) After opening the Big Ten season on a two-game skid, Minnesota found a way to right itself with a backup quarterback. Rutgers is hoping for

Vikings at Eagles on Sunday

#8 QB Sam Bradford (photo courtesy of Minnesota Vikings) Sam Bradford is thinking more about reconnecting with old friends than sticking it to the team that traded him eight days before the

Funeral Announcements

Arnold “Arnie” Muench

Arnold “Arnie” Muench, age 87, of Bird Island died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Prairie View in Hector.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, October 24, 2016 at 1:15 p.m. at St.

Lorna Thorston

Lorna Thorston, 98, of Springfield died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from

Jean L. Volker

Jean L. Volker, age 77, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on October 18, 2016, at her home. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Saturday from

Mildred Weckwerth

Mildred Weckwerth, age 81 of Springfield, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at her home. Visitation will be on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church in

Community Calendar

34th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair-Springfield

The Springfield Community Center will be holding their 34th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on October 22, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. There will be lunch served from 10:30-1:30 p.m., with all

Book Sale-Redwood Falls Public Library

Book sale at the Redwood Falls Public Library on Saturday, October 22nd, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. If you would like to donate books, please bring them to the Library the week of October 17th.

Peace Officer Appreciation Day

Everyone is invited to have dinner with the Renville County Peace Officers and their families on October 22nd, at the American Legion in Olivia, from 4PM-7PM. They will be serving Burgers, Brats,

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