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SMBSC elects officers

December 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

RENVILLE The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative of Renville held its annual reorganization meeting Dec. 9 and elected the following: Mark Arnold of Holloway as chairman of the board of directors, Kyle Petersen of Murdock as vice-chairman and Keith McNamara of Bird Island as secretary treasurer.
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Blizzards crawling across sourthern Great Plains blamed for at least 6 deaths, halting pre-holiday travel

December 20, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Fierce winds and snow that caused fatal road accidents and shuttered highways in five states, crawled deeper into the Great Plains early Tuesday, with forecasters warning that pre-holiday travel would be difficult if not impossible across the region. Continue Reading

Pittsburg, Kan., company buys Milwaukee rail company

December 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MILWAUKEE A Kansas-based company is buying controlling ownership in Milwaukee-based Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. Continue Reading

Renville County, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative reach agreement ending years of tax litigation

October 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

RENVILLE A settlement has been reached ending years of litigation between Renville County and the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative over the property taxes paid by the sugar processing company, the two sides announced.
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6 dead, 3 critically injured in hair salon shooting in souithern California

October 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

SEAL BEACH, Calif. Six people were killed and three were wounded today in a shooting at a hair salon in a normally sedate Southern California beach community, authorities said. Continue Reading

Gophers open Jerry Kill era at Trojans’ Coliseum

September 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota will be trying to become the first Gophers team to win a game in California since 1964 Continue Reading

Renville County plans to order sugar co-op to clear ice, snow in ditch

January 11, 2011 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA Renville County will be ordering the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative to take steps to remove snow and ice in County Ditch 45, and will consider imposing fines for flooding that has already occurred along it.
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Southern Minnesota to pay penalty for air violations

January 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

RENVILLE Air quality and storage tank environmental rule violations at the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative processing plant near Renville have resulted in a $50,400 civil penalty from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the agency announced.
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Twin Cities and southern Minnesota hits with foot of snow

November 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS — Residents in the Twin Cities area are digging out from snowfall that reached almost a foot in some places, while authorities are responding to dozens of car crashes and vehicles that slid off the road. Continue Reading

Flooding has crops out of reach in southern Minn.

September 29, 2010 in West Central Tribune

GRANADA, Minn. – Farmers in southern Minnesota are hoping their fields will dry quickly after last week’s heavy rain so they can resume their fall harvest. Continue Reading