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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
Out and About
Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 26, 2016
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
June 22, 2016
Amateur Radio Field Day event is Saturday and Sunday
AVOCA -- Members of the Murray County Amateur Radio Club will participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Saturday and Sunday at the City Park in Avoca. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public...
June 22, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 1, 2015
Avoca farm still strong after 103 years
AVOCA — Ardell Amundson gets up every day and heads out to work the farm he’s lived on his entire life. While the herd of cows may be a bit...
July 1, 2015 - 4:17pm
May 15, 2014
Avoca couple were VIP guests of the Vikings
Travis Pierson was faced with a dilemma. Because the Minnesota Vikings’ first pick, UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, was not in attendance at...
May 15, 2014 - 9:35am
March 23, 2013
Avoca Fire Department in jeopardy
AVOCA -- The community of Avoca has a long firefighting history, but that proud tradition could soon go up in smoke. In a letter sent out to...
March 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 27, 2012
Avoca man killed in Thursday crash
AVOCA -- Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Joseph Schreier was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Lime Lake Township, Murray County, Thursday morning. The Murray County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:03 a.m. Thursday of a vehicle on its side near the intersection of 31st Street and...
December 27, 2012 - 10:20pm
July 19, 2012
Avoca Postmaster to retire after 34 years
AVOCA -- Postmaster Mary Galles chatted with customers who wandered in and out of the Avoca Post Office, but kept one eye on the clock hanging...
July 19, 2012 - 9:02pm
January 27, 2012
Avoca Veteran's Memorial in the works
AVOCA -- An October 1895 edition of the Murray County Independent heralds the news. "The large Kasota stones for street crossings have arrived...
January 27, 2012 - 7:26pm
September 9, 2011
Life of Avoca native, killed in 9-11 attacks, honored by brother AVOCA -- Ten years ago, Denny Thedans was planting trees in front of a strip...
September 9, 2011 - 9:45pm
August 30, 2011
Avoca post office meeting date set
AVOCA -- Residents of Avoca are the latest in a long list of small cities across the nation to receive letters from the United States Postal...
August 30, 2011 - 8:36pm
July 22, 2011
Area farmers aided by fire department
AVOCA -- The heat wave that still has much of the country in its grip seems to have broken in southwest Minnesota, leaving some devastation behind...
July 22, 2011 - 9:27am
July 4, 2011
New pet boarding facility opens in rural Avoca
AVOCA -- One apartment is known as the Princess Room, complete with a white-framed bed and pink comforter. Another apartment has a hunting theme. But...
July 4, 2011 - 8:09pm
December 5, 2010
Fire ravages Avoca business
AVOCA -- An early morning fire devastated an Avoca business Saturday. The Avoca Fire Department responded to a fire call at about 1 a.m. Saturday...
December 5, 2010 - 7:36pm
December 4, 2010
Fire destroys Avoca business
AVOCA - An early morning fire destroyed an Avoca business Saturday. The Avoca Fire Department responded to a fire call at about 1 a.m. Saturday...
December 4, 2010 - 9:49am
September 10, 2010
A memorial to Avoca native Cheryle Thedans Sincock, who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, Pentagon attack, is located in a small cemetery just outside...
September 10, 2010 - 9:45pm
April 13, 2010
From the bank to the bar: Avoca building dates back to about 1918
AVOCA --- It is referred to as the pub, the pop shop, the liquor store or simply Avoca, as in "I'll meet you in Avoca." But those who have been...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am