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Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 2:28 PM

At Aug. 18th’s City Council meeting the approval of the update of an already agreed upon changes to the region’s SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team.

Posted Aug 21, 2014 at 5:00 AM

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, an unscheduled presenter publicly spoke against the Montevideo Secrets facebook page. In existence since June 15th and open for public viewing, the page is administered anonymously. In the about section...

Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Both defendants who spray painted the Montevideo Middle School as well as private property in Dawson and Madison plead guilty to felony charges of criminal damage to property after Burton Alexander Nelson, 20, of Montevideo pleaded guilty Wednesday.

Posted Aug 9, 2014 at 5:00 AM

The Yellow Medicine Sheriff's office reported a man was involved in a police chase in Clarkfield on Wednesday at roughly 4:30 p.m.

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Devin Hexum, accused of being involved in both a shooting of a man south of Granite Falls and a related police chase through Lyon and Lincoln counties, declined to speak in a district court appearance Monday in Granite Falls.

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 5:00 AM

A Granite Falls man was arrested after a alcohol-fueled car chase ended with a temporary escape into the Minnesota River.

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Two brothers from Balaton were arrested and charged in connection to the July 18 shooting of Dan Scheff after attempting to outrun the police through Lyon and Lincoln counties early last week.

Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 8:16 AM

A man suspected to be from Granite Falls was involved in a police chase in the early morning of Friday July 25. Late Thursday night/early Friday morning, the Montevideo Police Department received a warning from Yellow Medicine county officials to...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 8:34 AM

Daniel Scheff, 30, of Monte­video, was found bleeding from apparent gun shot wounds two miles south of Granite Falls on Highway 23 at the intersection of 260th Ave. just before 1:00 a.m. Friday morning.

Posted Jul 17, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Not long after midday, Tuesday July 15th, the home of Nathan and Medea Noel at 310 8th Street caught flame. Shortly after receiving the call, Police Officer Chuck Beery and Fire Chief Dave Roelike determined no one was in the house. “No one...

Updated Jul 10, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Jeremy Pauling appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research

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