Renville County News


12/11/2018 12:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
100-megawatt wind farm proposed in Renville County, Minn. 

David Neely is project manager for the Renville Wind Farm with EDP Renewables. The company hosted an open house Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Bird Island to provide information on the company's plans for a 100-megawatt wind farm north of Bird Island.


12/02/2018 08:03 AM  ~~~Source~~~
SWAT team called to arrest suspect in Sacred Heart 

A suspect wanted on a Mille Lacs County warrant for fleeing a police officer and hitting him with his car was arrested Friday in Sacred Heart with the assistance of a SWATa Steam from the Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville Emergency Response Unit . On Friday, Nov. 30, the Renville County Sheriff's Office learned of an arrest warrant for Dwight P. Steele, Jr., 38, of Elk River, and that Steele may have been at a residence in Sacred Heart.


11/16/2018 08:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Echo man arrested on drug, weapons possession charges 

The Brown/Lyon/Redwood/Renville Drug Task Force ended an investigation that led to the arrest of Donald Jay Braaten, 37, from Echo, this week. Braaten was wanted on a felony arrest warrant out of Lyon County.