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May 18, 2020
Montevideo firefighters remained on the scene for several hours after responding to a fire Sunday night at the Montevideo Baptist Church on the 500 block of North Seventh Street in Montevideo. The church posted this photo on its Facebook page.
Fire destroys Minnesota church
May 18, 2020 - 12:20pm
March 26, 2020
An artist's rendering of the new veterans home in Bemidji. (Submitted drawing)
Minnesota veterans home projects miss out on 2020 federal funds
March 26, 2020 - 12:22pm
March 23, 2020
Brian Lovdahl, CEO of CCM Health, second from left, meets Monday with the Chippewa County Board of Commissioners to discuss  plans for adapting the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton to hold COVID-19 patients needing hospital care. Clockwise are, commissioners Jim Dahlvang and Dave Nordaune, Auditor/Treasurer Michelle May, and commissioners Matt Gilbertson, Dave Lieser and Jeffrey Lopez.
Tom Cherveny / West Central Tribune
Three west central Minn. counties prepare to convert former Appleton prison into hospital for 559 COVID-19 patients
March 23, 2020 - 7:35pm
February 10, 2020
Matt Pipp of Bemidji holds the 5.85 pound northern pike that won him first place and $10,000 in the seventh annual Ice Castle Classic ice fishing tournament on Lac qui Parle Lake on Saturday. 
Courtesy photo
Bemidji angler is first at Ice Castle Classic, but New London angler the bigger winner
February 10, 2020 - 5:46pm
Smoking cause of two fatal fires in west-central Minnesota
February 10, 2020 - 5:21pm
January 14, 2020
Female dies in Montevideo apartment fire
January 14, 2020 - 5:58pm
Authorities say two found near western Minnesota cemetery died from gunshot wounds
August 14, 2019 - 3:59pm
August 12, 2019
Deaths of two people near Montevideo investigated
August 12, 2019 - 5:22pm
July 9, 2019
Photo courtesy of the Stevens County Times
Montevideo teen dies in crash near Morris
July 9, 2019 - 3:22pm
June 6, 2019
Motorcyclist dies in western Minnesota crash
June 6, 2019 - 2:29pm
May 17, 2019
Judge denies restraining order in case of former Montevideo police chief
May 17, 2019 - 2:21pm
April 4, 2019
The Minnesota River topped a roadway behind downtown businesses in Granite Falls, Minn., on Wednesday, March 27. The KK Berge building, shown here, is flood-proofed for water in its lower level. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River continues gradual decline
April 4, 2019 - 4:36pm
March 30, 2019
The Minnesota River crested in Granite Falls early Saturday morning at 893.42 feet, the seventh highest crest. Waters are roiling below the municipal dam, shown here. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River reaches crest in Granite Falls
March 30, 2019 - 2:32pm
March 29, 2019
Waters following a glacial overflow channel outside of Granite Falls have temporarily made an island of the Rock supper club on the outskirts of Granite Falls. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Minnesota River crests in Montevideo
March 29, 2019 - 8:12pm
March 28, 2019
Volunteer firefighters and public works employees with the City of Montevideo add sandbags to the city's 1969 levee atop an added 2 feet of clay placed on it by Duininck's Inc. The city is preparing for the Minnesota River to possibly crest late Friday at 20.59 feet, compared to a record crest of 21.7 feet in 1997. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Montevideo ready as Minnesota River expected to crest
March 28, 2019 - 6:34pm