Free Food Distribution Offered in Yellow Medicine County

A free food distribution for those in need of food or newly struggling to make ends meet due to the COVID-19 crisis is being...

MnDOT District 8 Asks for Input on Freight Issues

MnDOT District 8 is looking for community input as part of the development of the District 8 freight plan. MnDOT District 8 covers 12 counties...

Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting Scheduled in Montevideo

A meeting to form a suicide prevention coalition in West Central Minnesota is planned for 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 18 at the Chippewa...

Teen Seriously Hurt in Renville County Farm Accident

A teenager was seriously hurt in a Renville County grain dryer accident Monday morning, at a farm five miles south of Hector. The Sheriff's...

Indian Beach Road Temporarily Closed

The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department has closed Indian Beach Road for bituminous surfacing. The project consists of several bituminous overlays and new pavement,...

Wood Lake Woman Sentenced for Drug Charge

In the Chippewa County District Court on Friday, 22 year old Megan Elizabeth Heine of Wood Lake was sentenced to three years of supervised...

Person Connected to Kennedy Elementary Diagnosed with COVID

A person with connections to Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Willmar Schools Superintendent Jeff Holm said there will not...

Most Area Counties See Growth in COVID Cases

Most area counties saw an uptick in confirmed COVID-19 cases as reported Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Health. Kandiyohi County is now up...

Two People Sent to Hospital After Kandiyohi County Crash

Two people were taken to the hospital after a Sunday afternoon crash in the Burbank Township area of Kandiyohi County. A Chevy Silverado pickup...

Chippewa County Unveils COVID Business Relief Fund

Chippewa County received CARES Act funding from the federal government through allocations made by Governor Walz. The county allocated a portion of the funds...