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YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY

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Alex John Schlangen pleaded guilty in Yellow Medicine County District Court to illegal discharge of a firearm and a charge of domestic assault was dismissed for an incident in the city of Granite Falls. Schlangen was not on duty as a police officer at the time, but a felony conviction brings the automatic revocation of his peace officer license in the state of Minnesota.
Dr. Mark Eakes of Granite Falls now faces a total of seven felony charges of criminal sexual conduct for related to pelvic, rectal or breast exams on four patients from 2019 to 2021.
The pilot of a plane that crashed Friday morning near the Granite Falls Airport was treated at the scene and then airlifted to North Memorial in Robbinsdale, according to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office.
Summit Carbon Solutions has hosted six open house meetings in Minnesota for landowners along the proposed route of a pipeline to carry carbon dioxide. The No. 1 message from those meetings has been concern about drain tiles, company officials told the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners.

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The inventory of flocks in Minnesota diagnosed with H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza is now at 1.76 million, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. Six additional infection sites were announced Wednesday, April 13.
Summit Carbon Solutions, joined by Granite Falls Energy, hosted meetings with landowners to negotiate easements for a proposed pipeline to carry carbon dioxide from the ethanol plant to North Dakota. The plant is among 31 ethanol plants in five states that are part of the proposed $4.5 billion project.
Larry Cole tells of his journey as a farm kid and athlete for the Granite Falls Kilowatts to playing in five Super Bowls and 26 playoff games as a stalwart of the Dallas Cowboys and the team's "Doomsday Defense." He brought the competitive spirit he showed on the field to business and built a successful career as a real estate developer.
University of Minnesota educators Neil Linscheid and Ben Winchester are diving into economic and demographic data on rural communities and discovering the facts don't support the narrative of rural decline. Linscheid told members of the Yellowstone Trail Alliance of Western Minnesota that rural Minnesota needs to tell its own story. "If you don't own your story, somebody else will," he said.
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. – Like many counties, Yellow Medicine County accepted responsibility for enforcing Minnesota’s new buffer law with an eye to keeping as much local control as possible.
FARGO — North Dakota and Minnesota gas prices have dropped sharply after sitting at their highest rates since 2014.

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GRANITE FALLS - A Department of Corrections crew leader has been sentenced to four years in prison for coercing a female prisoner to have sex with him in return for special favors.Michael John Martin, 48, of Wood Lake, was sentenced Thursday, May...
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- Two burglary suspects are in custody after a homeowner's home security system alerted him Wednesday, Dec. 27, that a vehicle was in the driveway of his rural home while his 12-year-old son was home alone.
WOOD LAKE, Minn. - A modern archaeological examination of the Wood Lake Battlefield offers new insights into what is considered the decisive engagement of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.The use of modern technology has allowed a team of archaeologis...

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