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  • (L to R)  Brenda Byron, PLRAC Executive Director, Amy Sinning, Lois Peterson, Leo Derkowski, Ann Judkins, and Malia Wiley.

    The Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council recently awarded $18,000 dollars in Artist Fellowships with funding provided by the McKnight Foundation. The artists awarded fellowships of $3,000 each include Leo Derkowski of Sleepy Eye, Ann Judkins …

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    08 Mar 16
  • St. Mary's students who competed at the Southern Regional Science Fair are, from left: Hali Soukup, daughter of Michael and Jane Soukup; Majesta Schaunaman, daughter of Mandy and Matt Wagner, Travis and Kelli Schaunaman; Michael Ludewig, son of Loren and Jeanne Ludewig; Anna and Abby St. Peter, daughters of Christasia and James St. Peter and Joey Fischer, son of Lyle and Laurel Fischer.

    Six students from Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s High School entered projects recently in the Southern Regional Science Fair. Abby St. Peter, Joey Fischer and Michael Ludewig earned blue ribbons for their projects meaning the project …

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    08 Mar 16
  • hyvee

    HyVee has issued a warning to customers about a fraudulent grocery give-away post circulating on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. These posts have surfaced using the likeness of other major retailers in recent …

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    07 Mar 16
  • Cleveland

    With just under 2 years to bring septic systems into compliance, a group of homeowners on West Jefferson Lake is looking to the state and nearby city of Cleveland for a solution. The county on …

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    07 Mar 16
  • Madelia

    It’s been just over a month since a devastating fire in Madelia destroyed businesses, but already those business owners are drawing up plans to rebuild. But business owners are looking for help to reduce their …

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    07 Mar 16
  • GasPumps

    Average retail prices of gas have risen 10.4 cents per gallon in the past week averaging $1.90 per gallon according to GasBuddy.com. According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on March 7 have ranged widely …

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    07 Mar 16
  • Maple syruping

    Department of Natural Resources Pat Arndt says over the next few weeks, state parks will be hosting maple-syrup making events. Arndt says the event is perfect for the entire family. The next local maple syrup …

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    07 Mar 16
  • New Ulm image

    Happy Joes has the best hot dish in the state of Minnesota, according to WCCO-TV. ┬áLee Sturm, owner of Happy Joe’s in New Ulm was low-key about being honored for creating the best hot dish …

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    06 Mar 16