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Lisa Marie Seavert

2019-07-15T13:41:41+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Obituaries|

Lisa Marie Seavert, age 36 of Apple Valley, formerly of Redwood Falls, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 12.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation is 9:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church.  Burial is in Redwood Falls Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Lisa Marie Seavert was born September 22, 1982 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota to Rich and Karen (Barnhart) Seavert.  She was baptized and confirmed at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.  Lisa graduated [...]

Richard Alex Irlbeck

2019-07-01T12:13:54+00:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Obituaries|

Richard Alex Irlbeck, age 84 of Redwood Falls, entered eternal life at the St. Cloud Hospital on June 28th, 2019, the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 3 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the church, with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.  Burial is in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Seaforth.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Richard Alex Irlbeck was [...]

Marshall Public School Superintendent Scott Monson on KMHL June 26th

2019-06-26T20:36:31+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

KMHL's Heath Radke visits with Marshall Public School Superintendent Scott Monson. They discuss the work being done with a security and technology grant this summer, the progress of the planning for the new facilities and additions, the consideration of digital learning days and the recent budget set by the board.

Redwood Falls woman dies from two-vehicle crash near Danube

2019-06-25T17:18:42+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

DANUBE (KMHL) – The weekend turned fatal on a county road south of Danube. Sources say a woman who was seriously injured in a car accident Friday afternoon has passed away. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says Madison Vagle, 22, of Redwood Falls, was riding in a 1996 Subaru Legacy that was struck by a semi-truck driven by a 62-year-old Danube man. Authorities say the semi failed to yield after stopping for the stop sign. The Subaru Legacy then collided with the semi. Sheriff's officials say the driver of the semi was taken to the Renville Hospital and the driver of [...]

Ellsworth man dies of accidental drowning in northern Iowa

2019-06-25T17:16:25+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

ROCK VALLEY, IOWA (KMHL) - There are not a lot of details available on a 31-year-old Ellsworth man who drowned in northern Iowa over the weekend. Anthony Boyenga died of an apparent accidental drowning on Saturday. According to a published report, the incident occurred at the River Bend Campground Area near Rock Valley, Iowa. Sheriff's officials have not released details yet. Boyenga had five children. A Go Fund Me Page has been set up for the family.

Insulin advocate supports Sen. Smith bill to hold drug makes accountable for price increases

2019-06-25T17:13:52+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

ST. PAUL (LEARFIELD) - Later this week U-S Senator Tina Smith will officially introduce legislation to hold insulin manufacturers accountable for skyrocketing prices. Minnesotan Nicole Smith-Holt's son Alec died when the price of his insulin forced him to ration his supply. She's been a vocal advocate for making insulin affordable--and she supports the bill. "Something that is going to be an amazing safety net in every state," said Smith-Holt. "It will prevent death, it will be so important for people who are struggling to get that insulin." Senator Smith's new bill would provide emergency access to insulin for people in Minnesota [...]

Community Transit launches route between Marshall, Balaton and Tracy

2019-06-25T17:11:18+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

MARSHALL (KMHL) – Community Transit starts scheduled route service between Marshall, Balaton and Tracy today. United Community Action Partnership says the routes will begin at 6:45 a.m. on week days in Tracy. The route will run multiple times each day between Marshall, Balaton and Tracy. "We really want this to be useful for people," said Nick Leske, UCAP Community Transit Operations Administrator. The routes will not be limited to specific stops, but generally plans are for regular stops at Sebastian Park, Park Place and Veteran's Memorial Center in Tracy, Lions Park in Balaton and the Marshall Walmart. Leske says the main [...]

Brent David Larson

2019-06-27T17:01:19+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Obituaries|

Brent David Larson age 47 of Tracy, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota due to complications following a heart attack.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, June 28 at the Tracy United Methodist Church.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 pm Thursday at the Tracy Area Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Friday.  Interment will be at the Tracy City Cemetery at a later date.  Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Brent [...]

Weather officials: 3 tornadoes touched down in southwest Minnesota Thursday

2019-06-25T17:09:58+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|

REDWOOD FALLS (KMHL) – National Weather Service officials have confirmed that three tornadoes hit southwest Minnesota last Thursday. Weather officials say the storms developed Thursday afternoon - some grew into supercells as they moved southeast. The storms caused several reports of large hail, damaging wind and a few tornadoes in the region. Officials say preliminary damage surveys identified three tornadoes. According to the National Weather Service, an EF-1 tornado touched down between Redwood Falls and Wabasso. Reports to the weather service indicated some instances of tree and structural damage in the area. Weather service officials also say an EF-0 tornado touched [...]

Minnesota State approves 3 percent tuition fee increase

2019-06-25T17:08:27+00:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

ST. PAUL (KMHL) – The Minnesota State College and Universities System approved a three percent tuition fee increase for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Minnesota State Board of Trustees approved the $2.1 billion dollar budget package. It means after several years of tuition freezes the average annual tuition at universities in the system will rise by about $231. The tuition hike comes as the Minnesota State system is looking at another year of declining enrollment.