Local News
  • Fraud

    A Mankato woman who made $600,000 of fraudulent Medicaid claims says she did it because she didn’t want her clients with disabilities to go without care. Fifty-one-year-old Rebecca Swanson owned a business providing personal care …

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    06 Jun 17
  • Fire

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a barn fire at a farm site about 2 miles northwest of Buffalo Lake in Preston Lake Township Monday night shortly before 8 p.m. The barn …

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    06 Jun 17
  • Madelia

    The chairman of Federal Communications Commission will get a first-hand look at the importance of rural broadband when he meets with Minnesota telecommunication providers in Madelia on Wednesday. The chairman’s visit to southern Minnesota is …

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    06 Jun 17
  • Senator Amy Klobuchar_US

    US Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office will kick off her “Minnesota Workforce Tour” Thursday with a stop in Redwood Falls. Klobuchar’s staff will join with Redwood businesses and education leaders to discuss local initiatives to bridge …

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    06 Jun 17
  • North Mankato

    The North Mankato City Council approved $2.3 million in upgrades to the Spring Lake Park Swim Facility Monday night. Upgrading the swim facility was among the top 5 projects North Mankato residents wanted when a …

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    06 Jun 17
  • Police

    A deputy with the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office made a routine traffic stop on Madison Avenue in Mankato Sunday afternoon only to have the driver flee in the vehicle. According to the sheriff’s office, …

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    05 Jun 17
  • Tri City United

    Tri-City United Schools recently received state recognition at the state capitol. The district was one of 5 schools honored by Synergy and Ledership for excellence in character and ethical leadership development. Tri-City United received the …

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    05 Jun 17
  • deer crashes

    A Gaylord woman was injured in a vehicle-deer accident north of St. Peter on Highway 169 Thursday night. According to the state patrol a Chevy Trailblazer driven by 52-year-old Francisco Moreno was traveling south when …

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    05 Jun 17