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MDH: COVID deaths in Renville, Watonwan counties, more than 2,500 new infections statewide

COVID-19 deaths were reported in Renville and Watonwan counties Monday as the Minnesota Department of Health recorded…

High demand for hospital beds in Minnesota, ICU beds at 95%

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/SMN) — Health officials say the recent surge in the coronavirus delta variant has…

10th COVID death in Watonwan County, state records nearly 4,000 new infections

A Watonwan County resident is among one of eight reported dead of COVID-19 by the Minnesota Department…

Charges filed after half-naked children allegedly seen wandering St. James

A woman is facing neglect charges after her young children were allegedly seen wandering around St. James…

Butterfield man accused of punching 4-year-old in the face

A Butterfield man is accused of punching a 4-year-old child in the face. David Allen Wilmes, 49…

Watonwan County gets noxious weed grant

Watonwan County will receive a portion of $95,000 in grants awarded to combat noxious weeds around the…

St. James man accused of assaulting family member

A St. James man is accused of an assault that sent a family member to the hospital…

Butterfield custody transfer nets assault charges for Springfield woman

A Springfield woman is charged with felony assault after she allegedly shoved a person during a child…

St. James man accused of sexual abuse

A St. James man is accused of molesting a friend’s sister nearly a decade ago. Ace Frehley…

No charges against Butterfield Foods for thousands of chickens that froze to death

The Watonwan County Attorney will not press charges against Butterfield Foods after an animal rights group pushed…



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