Autumn Buseman Named 2020 Fiesta Queen

At the Montevideo Fiesta Coronation on Sunday, Autumn Buseman was named the 2020 Fiesta Queen. Buseman is an incoming freshman at the University of...

Governor Walz Outlines Next Steps in COVID-19 Response in Minnesota

– A day after announcing a statewide strategy for widespread testing, Governor Tim Walz today outlined next steps for the COVID-19 response in...

Freeman: Derek Chauvin charged with 3rd degree murder in death of George Floyd

(Minneapolis, MN) -- At a press conference Friday afternoon, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced that former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin will be...

MN House Approves Bill Making Disaster Recovery Loans Available to Farmers

The Minnesota House approved legislation on Thursday making disaster recovery loans available to farmers whose barns have recently collapsed under the weight of heavy...

Monte PD Conducts Alcohol Compliance Checks at Local Businesses

The Montevideo Police Department last week conducted alcohol compliance checks at several Montevideo businesses. During a compliance check, an adult minor enters a licensed...

Cottonwood cancels Coming Home Days

(Cottonwood, MN) – Another local town celebration has fallen victim to the pandemic. According to a post on social media, the Cottonwood City Council...

World renowned pathologist says George Floyd died of asphyxiation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a...

Morning News: December 24

KDMA Morning News Update: Monday, December 24, 2018  

Local High School Graduations begin tonight; Dates & Times

(Montevideo, MN) – It's Graduation time across west central and southwestern Minnesota this weekend. Tonight, several local school districts will be holding commencement ceremonies...

Montevideo School Referendum Vote to move forward despite COVID-19 concerns from residents

(Montevideo, MN) Due to concerns about COVID-19, many residents in and around the city of Montevideo are questioning the decision to proceed with the...