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Montevideo

September 7, 2018
Montevideo, Minn., Mayor Debra Lee Fader joins Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton for a photo op during the 2011 Pheasant Opener. Fader said she loves her role as mayor but is withdrawing her candidacy for a third term after struggling to find affordable housing since she and her husband sold their motel business. Forum News Service file photo
Affordable rural housing needs hit home for western Minnesota mayor
September 7, 2018 - 4:49pm
August 9, 2018
Minnesota woman shot twice in back as she fled before former lover turned gun on himself
August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 19, 2018
The gravestone purchased by John W. Albrecht remains on the gravesite of his late wife, Sandra. The gravestone purchased by some of the Albrecht siblings is stored by a local funeral home after their father and oldest brother had allegedly removed it and hid it on the family farm, where law officers recovered it. Forum News Service file photo
Theft of mother's tombstone worsens split as family enters court battle in western Minnesota
July 19, 2018 - 10:39pm
July 10, 2018
Police are on the scene of a shooting Tuesday afternoon at on South Fourth Street in Montevideo. Unconfirmed reports indicate one individual is dead and another wounded. The shooting reportedly occurred at the yellow house in the background.
One dead, one wounded in Montevideo shooting
July 10, 2018 - 8:43pm
April 18, 2018
Governor Mark Dayton
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
April 18, 2018 - 5:44pm
April 15, 2018
During Saturday's heavy snowfall, this cardinal was a frequent visitor (as were many juncos and a feisty bluejay) at a bird feeder one mile north of Willmar, Minn. (Submitted photo by Missy Aaker)
Historic storm for some -- average for others: Montevideo, Minn., records 20.5 inches of snow in apparent record
April 15, 2018 - 7:50pm
January 2, 2018
Workers are completing work on the Taurus Community Solar Garden project on the east side of Montevideo. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Chippewa County in Minnesota is solar industry's latest frontier
January 2, 2018 - 5:26am
November 6, 2017
Child care crisis causes economic development problem in rural Minn.
November 6, 2017 - 5:48pm
October 16, 2017
Ambulance lights
Freak accident at Minn. auto shop leaves friend of owner dead
October 16, 2017 - 6:48pm
October 2, 2017
Jim Bowen, with the Montevideo chapter of Let's Go Fishing, tosses a line to Jim Dahlvang, Chippewa County board of commissioners, as a pontoon is brought to the dock on the Minnesota River at Wegdahl, Minn., during the open house on Thursday, Sept. 28. The dock is believed to be the only one on a Minnesota River access in the region. Tom Cherveny | Forum News Service
After years as dumping ground, Chippewa County develops park along Minnesota River in western Minn.
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am
September 30, 2017
Brendan Stermer / submitted
Montevideo brothers make poems their podcasts of beauty
September 30, 2017 - 9:13am
September 24, 2017
David Lamas, corporate recruiter for Duininck Incorporated, said the company has found success by recruiting workers from racial and ethnic minorities in the region. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
September 22, 2017
Montevideo, population 5,383, is the county seat of Chippewa County in southwestern Minnesota. Mike Dvorak / MinnPost
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
September 22, 2017 - 12:53pm
September 6, 2017
Tremaine Michael Bucholz    Submitted photo
Minn. man accused of slamming into ex-girlfriend, new boyfriend on their bikes with his car
September 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
August 16, 2017
Submitted/ An artist's rendition of the proposed veterans' nursing home in Montevideo. Proponents are planning to return to the capitol for another try at state funding for the project.
Another try planned for state funding for western Minnesota veterans nursing home
August 16, 2017 - 8:08pm
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