Local News
  • Crash

    A 73-year-old Kilkenny woman was injured in a car accident on Highway 60 in Rice County Thursday afternoon. Shirley Friese was driving a Dodge Caravan westbound on 60 when the vehicle left the road at …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Flu

    Influenza continues to claim lives in Minnesota, even as the flu season wanes. The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another 17 flu-related deaths over the course of the last week. That brings the total …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Cocaine

    A 24-year-old Willmar man was sentenced to over 6 years in prison this week for selling cocaine to a Brown-Lyon-Redwood Drug Task Force agent and task force informant. Sammy Sandoval Jr was sentenced to a …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota’s projected budget deficit has shrunk to $627-million, a 40% reduction from the last estimate. Newly-elected Local State Representative Clark Johnson says that the new budget forecast is good news, but there’s still work to …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The funding for the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from North Mankato to Nicollet has been officially added into the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s budget, with that work scheduled to get underway in 2017. A …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Vote21

    A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June. The bipartisan bill was getting a hearing in the House Elections Committee Thursday. Supporters of shifting the …

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    01 Mar 13
  • FoodShelf

    The state’s largest food drive gets underway today (FRI). This year, Minnesota FoodShare’s goal is to raise one-million dollars to give directly to the state’s 300 local food shelves. 2012 was another record year for …

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    01 Mar 13
  • StJames

    The recent St. James City Council meeting was streamed online for the first time ever. The meeting was only about 15 minutes long, but some important business was accomplished. The council unanimously agreed to seek …

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    01 Mar 13