Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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MONTEVIDEO — A young woman’s death in Fargo, North Dakota, may save lives in Montevideo. The woman’s mother and Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher are convinced of it. Shelly Elkington,...
LAKE LILLIAN — Ron Schara has felt the tug of trophy fish he’s landed in waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Lake of the Woods, all for his popular television series "Minnesota Bound." This tug came on his heartstring. It brought him to Big Kandiyohi Lake in Kandiyohi County. Schara and the Minnesota Bound video crew surprised Zach and Ella Gustafson of Renville when the two stepped into an ice fishing house Monday afternoon. Zach, 10, and Ella, 8, will be the subject of an upcoming episode of “Minnesota Bound’’ on KARE 11.
Masked aliens from outer space make an abandoned house in Appleton their destination. One of them drops in at the Paddle Bar in the downtown. A local woman, played by Samantha Leno, takes an interest in the alien, played by Roy Hanley. Two hunters in the bar, played by brothers Brian and Brice Dempcy, take notice of the visitor too, but not in a friendly way. Things take off from there.
Just over a year ago, the Minnesota Department of Transportation completed a study of railroad crossings, ranking the risk of accidents with trains carrying highly volatile oil from the Bakken oil fields.
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. - A Montevideo man is being evaluated for possible mental health issues after he allegedly made threats that led to temporary lockdowns at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital and Woodland Centers in Montevideo on Tuesday. He was reportedly upset after his request for a medical marijuana prescription was rejected by a doctor.
MADISON, Minn. --A twice-delayed case charging a Dawson, Minn., man with 13 game and fish violations for the taking of deer is on hold again. Defense attorney William Peterson filed...
WILLMAR, Minn. — Last year ice anglers enjoyed one of the earliest and best early season fishing that many could recall. This year, many are still wondering when the lakes will ice over. Most area lakes remain ice free, and very little in the way of ice fishing is being reported in the area. There have been reports of some anglers venturing out on Ringo Lake along U.S. Highway 71, and the waters of small lakes such as Tad in Atwater, according to Dave Coahran, fisheries supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Spicer.
A Franklin man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman in June at a campsite in Renville County.
MONTEVIDEO, Minn.-- Successful businesses know how to find a need in the market and fill it. Here's a big one: "There's a lack of quality craft beer in western Minnesota right now,'' said Nick Patton of Montevideo. He and partners John Skoglund and Phil Zachman aim to correct that as soon as this spring.
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — The driver of a vehicle that crossed the centerline and crashed into a school bus transporting young Head Start students on U.S. Highway 212 this summer near Granite Falls faces a felony charge of criminal vehicular operation - bodily harm and a gross misdemeanor charge of second-degree driving while impaired. Anthony James Blue, 33, of Bloomington, was arraigned on the Chippewa County charges Monday in District Court in Montevideo.