Louisburg, MN

Lorraine Susie (Anderson) Lindor

Lorraine Lindor, age 91 of Morris, Minnesota, formerly of Chokio, MN, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, at The Legacy in Morris, MN. Visitation for Lorraine Lindor will be Sunday, August 14, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Chokio, MN. Visitation will...
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St. Cloud shooting suspect apprehended Friday night in Dawson

DAWSON (KMHL) – U.S. Marshals and local law enforcement arrested a suspect in Dawson Friday night from a quadruple shooting that occurred in St. Cloud in July. Daquan Christopher Ledbetter, 28, is being held in the Chippewa County Jail in Montevideo after his arrest on a Stearns County warrant. According to a criminal complaint, Ledbetter is among three men charged in a July 6 shooting in St. Cloud.
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Third Suspect in July 6th Quadruple Shooting in St. Cloud Arrested

(KNSI) — The third suspect wanted in connection to a quadruple shooting in St. Cloud last month is in custody. Twenty-eight-year-old Daquan Ledbetter was arrested in Chippewa County after a standoff Friday night. The U.S. Marshals Service tracked Ledbetter to a home in Dawson. Members of the Marshals Service, Dawson Police Department, Lac Qui Parle Sheriff’s Department, the West Central SWAT team, and the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force worked to get Ledbetter into custody after he allegedly refused to come out of the home for more than three hours. He eventually surrendered without further incident. No one was hurt.

Myra M. Lien

Myra M. Lien, age 94 of Appleton, Minnesota, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022, in Appleton Area Health-Care Center. Visitation for Myra Lien will be held Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Minnesota Valley Lutheran Church, rural Louisburg, MN. Memorial services for Myra M. Lien...

Neon Gypsy Performing Tomorrow at Farmers Market in Milbank

The Farmers Market in Milbank will be open and brimming with local garden produce and homemade baked goods on Tuesday, August 9. The market runs from 4-7 p.m. in the Courthouse Park. Special guest Neon Gypsy will perform live. Make every meal fresh and healthy with local eggs, green beans,...
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Erland Nils Herfindahl

Erland Nils Herfindahl was born March 7, 1980 in Starbuck, MN, the son of Hege and Grant Herfindahl. He grew up on the family farm north of Benson. He loved the farm, where he cared for a lot of animals; chickens, turkeys and pigs. He was a sunny and happy child, easy to be around. Every summer he would join his family in Norway, so growing up, he was fluent in two languages.

Brady Snell Selected to 2022 American Legion All-Star Team

Congratulations to Montevideo’s Brady Snell as he was selected to the 2022 American Legion All-Star Team, which was comprised of 60 athletes. There were more than 5500 players to choose from, so we’d like to highlight Brady for achieving this accolade!!

Geraldine (Jerri) Ann Moon-Hubel

Jerri Moon-Hubel, age 77, of Montevideo, Minnesota, died on Monday, August 1, 2022 in Montevideo. Geraldine (Jerri) Ann Moon-Hubel, 77, of Montevideo was reunited with her Lord and Savior on Monday, August 1, 2022. Jerri was born in Pipestone, Minnesota to John and Patricia (West) Knuth on August 22, 1944....

Hancock Daycare group will wait longer for Commissioners decision

It appears that the Hancock Daycare group will have to wait longer for a decision from the Stevens County Commissioners in regard to their application for funding for a daycare center in Hancock. The group applied for a portion of the funds that the county had received from the American Rescue Plan Act and set aside to address a daycare shortage in the county. The County Commissioners had approved spending $1 million of the $1.9 million the county received in ARPA funds to find ways to bring in more daycare opportunities.