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A Craftsman-style bungalow built in 1910 in Bird Island has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Owned by the Bird Island Cultural Centre, the structure earned the spot on the list in April. After expected repairs are completed, it's hoped the building will be open to the public within the next two years.
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. -- One of the country’s largest wind power developers is proposing to build a 100-megawatt wind farm in Renville County, which would be the largest wind project in the region.
BIRD ISLAND, Minn.--A two-hour visit of the Stanley Cup to Bird Island attracted visitors Monday afternoon, July 23, from both ends of Minnesota and beyond, easily doubling if not tripling the population of the Renville County community of roughl...
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. -- Hockey was supposed to be a one-year venture for Jason Serbus. Serbus, a BOLD High School graduate, thought being an athletic trainer for football would be his lot in life. The Bird Island native played football for the Warr...
OLIVIA, Minn.-The owners of a Bird Island home destroyed by fire in January have now been charged in connection with that fire.Jeffrey George Ackerson Jr., 34, is facing felony charges of arson, insurance fraud and cruelty to animals, while his w...
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. - A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion.There were no injuries and all the occupants of the house were safe and accounted for, Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable reported.In...

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BIRD ISLAND, Minn. - When solar panel installers told Glen Jacobsen that his utility bill looked different than others they have seen, he began investigating.Now Jacobsen, and many others who produce some of their own electricity with solar panel...
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. - Rural grocery stores do not have to go the way of the iconic red barn and disappear one by one from the Main Streets of small towns.
WILLMAR, Minn. - Residents in southern Minnesota are mopping up wet basements after a low pressure system dumped rains of up to 9.45 inches Wednesday afternoon into Thursday morning. The heaviest rains fell during the night hours.Tornadoes were a...

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