• StratosphereSwingTower

    The problem-plagued Stratosphere swing ride at the Minnesota State Fair experienced more problems Wednesday night. The ride was shut down after a reported operator error, and riders were let off. Ride operators were changing out …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Student Writing

    Minnesota students are making some progress toward meeting the new mathematics standards, but state Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius says that many remain stagnant on reading. That’s the conclusion after the state took another look at …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Sports-Results

    Boys Soccer:St Peter 2 Worthington 1, Girls Soccer:St Peter 5 Worthington 1,

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    30 Aug 12
  • Gophers in Vegas Tonight

    The Minnesota football team opens the season in Las Vegas tonight against UNLV. It’s the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Minnesota is looking to improve on last year’s 3-and-9 season, the first under head …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Vikes in Houston Tonight, Replacement Refs will be used

    The Vikings wrap up preseason play against the Texans tonight in Houston. Minnesota enters the affair 1-and-2 in exhibition play. Kick-off is at 6:00. The Vikes open the season against the Jaguars on September 9th. …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Twins Win, Host All Star Game

    Trevor Plouffe was 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI as the Twins crushed the Mariners, 10-0. Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau each knocked in two runs apiece to help Minnesota win …

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    30 Aug 12
  • cucumber tomato salsa

    2 large cucumbers, de-seeded and chopped6 plum tomatoes, de-seeded and chopped1 medium red onion, chopped2 tablespoons cilantro1 packet of Ranch dressing powder1/4 cup rice wine1/4 cup rice vinegar Mix together and serve with chips. May …

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    29 Aug 12
  • Malonie Ruekert

    82 year old Malonie Ruekert of New Ulm died Tuesday at Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm. Funeral Service will be 10:30am Friday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm. Burial will follow in …

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    29 Aug 12