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  • Wicklund1

    An Elk River man in prison for killing the mother of his daughter in Kasota nearly 3 years ago has had his appeal to keep his parental rights denied. Tyler Wicklund is serving a life …

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    05 Sep 13
  • JimHagedorn

    Another Republican is seeking the party’s endorsement to run against Democratic Congressman Tim Walz in southern Minnesota’s 1st District. Jim Hagedorn announced his candidacy on Wednesday at a farm near Good Thunder. He is the …

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    05 Sep 13
  • SMEC-Territory-Map 9-3

    The Brown County Rural Electrical Association has joined with 11 other electric cooperatives to form the Southern Minnesota Electric Cooperative. Brown County REA General Manager Wade Hensel says that by purchasing Alliant Energy and forming …

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    05 Sep 13
  • AndrewDikken

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues to search for a Granite Falls man that has been named as a “person of interest” in a homicide investigation. The shooting victim has been identified as 26-year-old …

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    04 Sep 13
  • DroughtMap8.27.13

    The drought is back again, especially in the southern half of the state, thanks to mostly dry weather over the past two months. South-central Minnesota is currently 4-6-inches below normal when it comes to rainfall. …

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    04 Sep 13
  • Crops-Soybeans

    Minnesota crops continue to feel stress from warmer-than-normal temperatures. The US Department of Agriculture says that the statewide average temperature last week was 76.7-degrees, nearly 12-degrees above normal. An average of .66″ of rain fell …

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    04 Sep 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday reviewed the preliminary budget and tax levy for the city for 2014. The proposed property tax levy increase for New Ulm next year had been around $68,400, which …

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    04 Sep 13
  • RoadWorkPilotCar

    A $1.8-million project will get underway on Highway 212 near Olivia next week, and motorists can expect delays. Crews will be resurfacing the highway and completing other improvements from just east of Danube to the …

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    04 Sep 13