• “Occupy” makes annual list of most overused words

    Occupy this: the trash bin. At least, so say students at Michigan’s Lake Superior State University who released an annual list of words they deem so misused, overused and cliched they should be banished in the year ahead.

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    02 Jan 12
  • Venezuela’s Chavez: Did U.S. give Latin American leaders cancer?

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speculated on Wednesday that the United States might have developed a way to give Latin American leaders cancer, after Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez joined the list of presidents diagnosed with the disease.

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    02 Jan 12
  • ham and potato soup

    Saute onion in butter. Cube potatoes and add to mixture. Add 3 cups water. Cook until potatoes are well done. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for about 30 minutes.

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    02 Jan 12
  • JoshuaArmendariz1

    A mistrial has been declared in the local burglary trial of a Mankato man. District Judge John Rodenberg declared the mistrial after a jury deadlocked 11-1 in favor of finding 30-year-old Joshua Raymond Armendariz not …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Ernest Wingen

    88 year old Ernest Wingen of New Ulm died Saturday at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Tuesday, January 3, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Melvin Schuft

    88 year old Melvin Schuft of Gaylord passed away Monday, December 26, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord. Funeral Service will be 3pm Monday, January 2, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord, with …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Fatal

    Two people are dead after a rollover accident on Interstate 90 in Faribault County Sunday afternoon. A Ford Super Duty pickup truck driven by 45-year-old Randy Fjeld of Circle Pines and pulling a loaded snowmobile …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Bloodmobile

    January is National Blood Donor Month, and the American Red Cross is holding a couple of blood drives in the local area this week to kick of the month. The Bloodmobile will be collecting donations …

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    02 Jan 12