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Named for Joseph Renville, son of a French father and Indian mother, who worked as a trader and interpreter
Renville County was the site of several hostile engagements in the Sioux Uprising of 1862.
Beaver Falls Township
Birch Cooley Township
Bird Island Township
Boon Lake Township
Hawk Creek Township
Preston Lake Township
Sacred Heart Township
Redwood Falls (part)
Online Data Biography Index
Census Church Histories / Records
Families / Coat of Arms
Schools: Model School Districts
Marriage Announcements: Frank Anton/Amalia Klingler
Marriage Index: Added more names and updated
August 1, 2017
News-visit: Conrad Iverson
History: Swine Industry In Renville County
Births: Birth Index of Renville County
Marriages: Marriage Index
Bios: Peter Wigdahl
JULY 1, 2017
Bio's: Pere N. Chelin, John Kromer, Carl Koshnick
Schools: The Minnesota Educational System
History: Physicians and Surgeons-The Tubercular Sanitarium
JUNE 1, 2017
Bio's : Herman W. Mielke, Amund Knutson, Carrie (Elke) Knutson, Christopher Hanson, Herman Yunker, Jacob J. Kromer, Nels Dahlgren
Schools: Pioneer Education in Renville County
News-Misc: M. J. Whetston-Auto accident
MAY 1, 2017
OBITS: A.H. Anderson, Mrs. Herman Becker, Hugh Carrigan, Edgar, E. Cook, Hiram Tilly Crawford, Daniel Haire, John H. Dickmeyer, Matthew Donohue, Axel Englund, Storke Erickson, Ada Filbert, Mrs. M. J. Filbert, Edward Holten, J. S. Kelverhouse, Thomas Leary, Dr. George McBroom, Robert McKinley, William Mitchell, James O'Hara, Iver Olson, Michael Regan, Thomas Reid, Elias Scott, Francis Shoemaker, Baby Torgerson, Mrs. John Welch, John Welsh, Mrs. Werner
News-Crime: 1916 Trio of Men Held for Holdup Near Renville
News-People: Miller Brothers, Etta O'Connor-Story written in 8th grade, Floyd Reich-Story written in 7th grade.
News-Fire: Renville School-House Burned 1919.
News-Misc: Hog Cholera Near Morton
News-Community: Misses Doyel and Fish Teachers
Bio's-M: Charles A. McCann
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