Local News
  • Severe weather

    Strong winds and torrential down pours were blowing semi’s off area roads Tuesday afternoon and evening. The state patrol says a semi was traveling west on Highway 60 in Watonwan County just before 7 p.m. …

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    30 May 18
  • warrant for arrest

    A nationwide felony arrest warrant has been issued for 33-year-old Keenan Andre Miles for theft by swindle in connection to impersonating people. The victim told Sibley County Sheriff’s authorities that he received a call back …

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    28 May 18
  • Spam

    Injuries from metal objects in the food are prompting a recall of nearly a quarter-million pounds of SPAM and another lunch loaf product. The products are made by Minnesota-based Hormel at the company’s Fremont, Nebraska …

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    28 May 18
  • DNR

    Several people gathered late Friday morning at the local DNR office near New Ulm to start going through documents that were turned over to regional manager of the DNR Fisheries Department Jack Lauer back in …

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    28 May 18
  • Swan Lake

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a kayaker around 6:40 Saturday evening who said she was lost on Swan Lake.  The Sheriff’s Department said Jade St. Germaine of Watertown, Wisconsin called them …

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    27 May 18
  • TrainCrossing

    A  privately owned locomotive derailed eaerly Friday morning. The incident took place on tracks owned by Co-op of Hanska. The derailment did not result in any injuries and did not interrupt other retial traffic. Rybeck …

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    26 May 18
  • Alcohol

    A man who was sentenced Tuesday to a year in the Watonwan County Jail for refusing to take an alcohol breath test was arrested the next day for the same charge in Mankato. The judged …

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    26 May 18
  • Redwood Hospital

    The City of Redwood Falls and Redwood Area Hospital continue to get the world out about the city’s upcoming sale of the hospital to Carris Health, a new regional health system. Carris Health is a …

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    26 May 18