Montevideo City Council Declares State of Emergency; NWS Forecasts 21.5 Feet by Saturday Evening

At a special meeting on Monday morning, the Montevideo City Council approved a resolution declaring a state of emergency ahead of major flooding expected...

U.S. Highway 75 closes south of Madison due to flooding

WILLMAR, Minn. – (10:20 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed U.S. Highway 75 south of Madison due to...

Montevideo Residents Lobby for “Drivers Licenses for All”

Approximately 30 Montevideo residents bussed to the state capitol late last week to lobby for HF 1500, a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants...

Elementary Buildings Are “Primary Concern” of Montevideo Schools Planning Committee

The Montevideo Public Schools facilities planning committee is preparing a report to be submitted to the school board on top district needs and priorities....

NWS Issues “Major” Flood Warning for Montevideo; 22 Feet By Saturday Evening

UPDATED 3-25-2019 - 9:08AM The National Weather Service has issued an updated Flood Warning for the Minnesota River at Montevideo. "Major flooding" is forecast. Flood...

Montevideo Elementary Music Program Preview

The Montevideo elementary spring program will take place Thursday, March 21 at the Fine Arts Center at 6:30pm. The event will feature songs performed...

Granite Falls Artist Ashley Hanson Named 2019 Bush Fellow

Granite Falls artist Ashley Hanson has been named a 2019 Bush Fellow by the Bush Foundation. The prestigious fellowship honors innovators with a flexible...

Testing Season Begins at Montevideo Public Schools

For students and staff at Montevideo Public Schools, Spring means standardized testing. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test is required for all students grades 3 through...

YME School Board Considers Budget Cuts

The YME School Board met in a special work session on Tuesday to discussed proposed district budget cuts. Superintendent Rich Schneider says that -...

Shopko Closing Locations in Marshall and Morris

Shopko announced earlier this week that it will be closing all of its remaining stores, including locations in Marshall and Morris. The liquidation process...