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Labor group urges support for Enbridge Line 3 project
Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
UPDATE: Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls, give up LaVine, Dunn
10 things to watch for UND fans at NHL Draft
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
Ryland Keith Roetman, Sr.
Donald J. Rutgers
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Looking Back: 1967 -- Nobles County Library European adventure is underway
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Data: June 23, 2017
Data: June 22, 2017
Notice of informal probate of will of estate of Douglas Heeren
Data: June 21, 2017
Data: June 20, 2017
ACLU released video showing excessive force by BRDTF agent
January 28, 2016
Southwest Minnesota counties see continued expansion in cattle, hog facilities
LUVERNE — Whether looking to put grain into livestock or save money on fertilizer by spreading manure, farmers in southwest Minnesota are investing...
January 28, 2016 - 10:04pm
No news in Cottonwood County homicide
WINDOM — Cottonwood County Sheriff Jason Purrington reported Tuesday that the department is still investigating the death of Travis Stanly Svalland, 43, of Windom. “(There is) no new news to give,” Purrington said. “It is still under investigation, but (there) are no changes...
October 28, 2015 - 8:46am
October 14, 2015
Cottonwood County teen arrested for terroristic threats
FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Police Department has announced that officers arrested a 17-year-old Cottonwood County male on a charge of terroristic...
October 14, 2015 - 8:44am
October 9, 2015
Cottonwood County Sheriff needs help in homicide case
WINDOM -- The Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance as it investigates a homicide in rural Cottonwood County. At approximately 3:38 p.m. Wednesday, Cottonwood County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a deceased male at 46306 Cottonwood...
October 9, 2015 - 10:33pm
August 6, 2015
Doing the homework: Cottonwood County looks to establish public works department
WINDOM — Cottonwood County commissioners recently met to examine and discuss the possibility of creating a public works department. Currently the highway, park and landfill departments work independently. Establishing a public works department would allow all of the departments...
August 6, 2015 - 8:42pm
July 26, 2015
Two dead in Cottonwood County crash
MOUNTAIN LAKE — A 54-year-old Jackson resident and 47-year old Bloomington resident died Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Minnesota 30 and Cottonwood County 1. The names of the deceased had not been released as of Sunday evening. A 2008 Chevy Silverado...
July 26, 2015 - 9:20pm
March 15, 2015
Data: March 16, 2015
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 2 p.m. Saturday from the 200 block of 11th Avenue. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 5:50 p.m. Saturday from Walmart. WORTHINGTON — The...
March 15, 2015 - 8:49pm
March 13, 2015
Four Cottonwood County female writers to be featured at March 22 event
WINDOM — The Cottonwood County Historical Society is once again partnering with the Friends of the Windom Library to bring back the Celebrating Cottonwood County Women Authors event. The program will be hosted from 2 to 4 p.m. March 22 at the Cottonwood County Historical Society,...
March 13, 2015 - 9:57pm
January 7, 2015
Blizzard Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening
A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. CST Thursday. A Blizzard Watch remains in effect form Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening. For the wind chill warning and advisory... * Wind Chill Values -- Wind chill values will average 20 below to 30 below zero...
January 7, 2015 - 12:07pm
November 21, 2014
Family caregivers important part of aging process
LUVERNE — Whether you check in on an elderly neighbor each day or provide care for an aging parent or spouse, the role of a caregiver is extremely important in keeping people in their own home for as long as possible. During National Family Caregivers Month in November, the...
November 21, 2014 - 9:53pm
November 5, 2014
Cottonwood County election results
FEDERAL U.S. Senator Steve Carlson, 158; Mike McFadden, 2079; Al Franken, 1980; Heather Johnson, 86 U.S. Representative District 1 Jim Hagedorn, 813; Tim Walz, 587 District 7 Torrey Westrom, 1320; Collin C. Peterson, 1547 STATE State Representative District 22B Rod Hamilton,...
November 5, 2014 - 2:20pm
October 17, 2014
Data: Oct. 18. 2014
Accidents MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle rollover at 11:51 a.m. Friday on Minnesota 30 at mile marker 76. The 2005 Chevy Classic driven by an unidentified female, 17, was traveling westbound on Minnesota 30. The driver lost control of the...
October 17, 2014 - 9:50pm
October 14, 2014
Candidates seek Cottonwood County seats
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Tom Appel Office sought: Cottonwood County Commissioner District 5 Occupation: Agricultural education & science instructor How...
October 14, 2014 - 8:29pm
September 9, 2014
Cottonwood County Historical Society to host events
WINDOM — Next week will be a busy one for the Cottonwood County Historical Society, as the organization has three events planned between Sunday and Sept. 17. The Cottonwood County Historical Society invites everyone to attend the opening reception of the exhibit “Rural Images”...
September 9, 2014 - 8:31pm
June 27, 2014
Eigenbergs find land of opportunity on the prairie
By Julie Buntjer and Alex Purdy Daily Globe HERON LAKE — Cousins who grew up side by side in Section 30, Springfield Township, Cottonwood...
June 27, 2014 - 7:14pm