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Human Bone Found In Minnesota River Determined To Be Nearly 8,000 Years Old

A bone found in the Minnesota River last autumn is human and nearly 8,000 years old, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, the bone was found by a pair of kayakers south of Sacred Heart in September 2021. It was sent to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, which determined the bone came from a human.
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Minnesota kayakers find human skull nearly 8,000 years old in river

Minnesota authorities say that kayakers stumbled upon a nearly 8,000 years old human skull in a river. The Renville County Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday that two kayakers made the bone-chilling discovery in September 2021, according to FOX 9. It was determined by both the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office and the FBI's forensic anthropologist that the bone belonged to a young adult man, adding that it may have suffered blunt force trauma due to a depressed area on the skull.
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Human skull dating back nearly 8,000 years found in Minnesota River

(FOX 9) - A human skull that's about 8,000 years old was found in the Minnesota River south of Sacred Heart. The Renville County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday said two kayakers came across the bone in September 2021. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office determined the bone was human, and the FBI's forensic anthropologist concluded the bone belonged to a young adult man.
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Bird Island Man Guilty Of Domestic Assault

(Learfield News Service/Olivia, MN) — A jury in southwestern Minnesota has found a man guilty of domestic assault. Brian Joseph Gewerth was convicted Thursday in Renville County. Prosecutors say the 42-year-old man from Bird Island pushed the victim down in a hallway a half-dozen times. Gewerth and the victim...
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Renville County Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Domestic Assault

(Olivia, MN) -- A jury in southwestern Minnesota has found a man guilty of domestic assault. Brian Joseph Gewerth was convicted Thursday in Renville County. Prosecutors say the 42-year-old man from Bird Island pushed the victim down in a hallway a half-dozen times. Gewerth and the victim were arguing because the suspect had failed to pay the rent. Authorities say Gewerth has a history of domestic assault. He will be sentenced in July.
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JURY FINDS BIRD ISLAND MAN GUILTY OF DOMESTIC ASSAULT

The Renville County Attorney’s Office announced Friday that on Thursday, May 12, 2022, following a one-day jury trial, a Renville County jury found a Bird Island man guilty of Gross Misdemeanor Domestic Assault. The jury, comprised of 4 men and 2 women, deliberated for 15 minutes before delivering the guilty verdict. Renville County Attorney Kelsie Kingstrom was the prosecutor in the case. 42-year-old Brian Joseph Gewerth, of Bird Island, MN, was found guilty based on his actions that took place in July of 2021. Defendant also has a prior history of domestic assault. According to the criminal complaint and testimony at trial, Mr. Gewerth and his life partner were residing at Victim’s residence when an argument broke out over non-payment of rent. Victim testified that both Mr. Gewerth and his life partner assaulted him around noon, stating, “I thought they were going to kill me.” Mr. Gewerth had forcefully pushed Victim down a hallway approximately 6 times and because of this, Victim fell and hit his back on a kitchen chair. Mr. Gewerth will be sentenced on July 11, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. at the Renville County Courthouse.
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Bird Island Man Found Guilty of Gross Misdemeanor Domestic Assault

On Thursday (May 12), following a one-day jury trial, a Renville County jury found a Bird Island man guilty of Gross Misdemeanor Domestic Assault. The jury, comprised of 4 men and 2 women, deliberated for 15 minutes before delivering the guilty verdict. Renville County Attorney Kelsie Kingstrom was the prosecutor...
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Renville County Park Gates Closed Due to Flooding

Due to heavy rains and flooding, officials have closed some Renville County park gates. The gates are now closed to Mack Lake, Anderson Lake, Skalbekken, and Vicksburg Parks. County officials say the gates will remain closed until further notice.
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