Renville County

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Dakota descendants sue landowners and other Indians to reclaim part of southern Minnesota

    Descendants of Dakota Indians are suing southern Minnesota property owners to set up a new reservation on land that was once promised by the federal government. A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to evict the current inhabitants of 12 square miles northwest of New Ulm and asks for monetary d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Matthew Fahey charged with raping newspaper delivery girl in cemetery

    Matthew Fahey​Renville County prosecutors say that 25-year-old Mathew Fahey kidnapped a teenage girl at gunpoint while she working her newspaper delivery route on Tuesday in Fairfax, drove her to a cemetery, raped her on a dirt road and then apologized to her as he drove away while she lay on ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2005

    Everything Must Go

    How to step away from a hundred years of family farming--in four hours or less

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    Portrait of a Civil Commitment

    Sex offender Bruce Foley was never committed. Then Dru Sjodin disappeared.

  • News

    January 30, 2002

    The Devil and Ms. Jansen

    And other tales from our least likely lobbyists

  • Art

    March 1, 2000

    Be Here Now

    A documentary show at the Minnesota Historical Society captures the state of the state, one second at a time

  • News

    September 23, 1998

    Growing, Owing, Gone

    The farm crisis was supposed to be over a decade ago­when the TV crews packed up and the celebrities went home. But in places like Renville County, farmers have been harvesting hard times ever since.