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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

Posted Jul 3, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Andrew Dik­ken was sentenced to a life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to two counts of murder at a hearing Monday morning in Montevideo.

Posted Jun 26, 2014 at 5:00 AM

A  brief pre-trial hearing was held for Andrew Dikken on Friday afternoon in Yellow Medicine County District Court, where the focus was on preparations for the Sept. 8 trial.

Posted Jun 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM

A statewide Click It or Ticket seat belt and car seat enforcement campaign May 19-June 1 resulted in 10,874 seat belt citations, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS/OTS).

Posted Jun 12, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Cpl. Matthew Sorenson was selected as the new Lieutenant for the Min­nesota State Patrol District 2300 that serves 13 counties in southwest Min­nesota based in Marshall.

Posted Jun 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM

At 6 a.m. on June 12, 2014 the Minnesota State Patrol and South Dakota Highway Patrol will be teaming up for high visibility enforcement. The enforcement core will be the entire length of I-90 through both states; surrounding state and county roads...

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