Local News
  • SchoolBus

    Blue Earth Area School Board is looking at the possibility of closing Winnebago Elementary School due to high maintenance costs. Currently the elementary school has 101 students, but needs $5 million in repairs. By closing …

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    03 Mar 15
  • RoadStriping

    As lawmakers continue to debate a possible gas tax increase and whether or not to use all or part of the budget surplus on transportation funding, a new Minnesota transportation profile released by the Bureau …

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    03 Mar 15
  • Fire

    New Ulm fire fighters were called to the scene of a house fire Sunday afternoon. New Ulm Fire Chief Paul Macho said that the home located at 827 N. Spring Street was fully engulfed when …

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    02 Mar 15
  • PhillipNelson

    Philip Nelson who was charged with two separate assault charges stemming from a fight last May with MSU Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad, has been sentenced in Blue Earth County Court this afternoon. Nelson was …

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    02 Mar 15
  • FoodShelf

    The largest annual food drive in the state began Sunday with the March Campaign from Minnesota FoodShare. The money and food donated during the campaign is expected to supply some 300 food shelves across the …

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    02 Mar 15
  • Crops-Soybeans

    Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 100 years are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Century Farms Program. State Fair spokeswoman Brienna Schuette says the farm has to be in continuous …

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    02 Mar 15
  • FishHouses

    Anglers need to have their fish houses off the ice by the end of tonight on lakes in the southern half of the state. The DNR’s Rich Sprouse is asking ice fisherman to clean up …

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    02 Mar 15
  • PoliceLine

    The Mankato Department of Public Safety reports that someone has been calling residents in Mankato posing as a police officer. The caller, described as a male with a non-English speaking accent informs the person that …

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    28 Feb 15