Local News
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to give the final approval to the county’s proposed property tax levy and budget for 2014. The Brown County levy is set to increase by just-over 3% …

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    17 Dec 13
  • RecreationalTrail

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting an open house today (TUE) on the proposed Minnesota River State Trail connecting the cities of Franklin and Le Sueur. The meeting is for anyone interested in …

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    17 Dec 13
  • Crash

    A Hanska woman was injured in a car crash on an icy Highway 67 in Redwood County near Morgan late Saturday morning. A Chevy Silverado had gone into the ditch at Ranch Road, and 16-year-old …

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    16 Dec 13
  • SemiRollover

    A Gaylord man was injured in a semi-truck rollover accident on Highway 19 just west of Henderson Friday morning. It happened at just before 6am. The 2012 Freightliner semi driven by 46-year-old Mark Cremins was …

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    16 Dec 13
  • Scam

    Authorities across the area are warning of a new phone scam. Law enforcement agencies in New Ulm, Fairmont, and Windom say that several people have been receiving automated voice messages lately. The calls vary, but …

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    16 Dec 13
  • DrunkDriving

    A statewide month-long crackdown on drunk driving continues in Minnesota. Law enforcement agencies across the state continue to have extra patrols on the roads in an effort to eliminate drunk driving-related injuries and fatalities. Officials …

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    16 Dec 13
  • PostOfficeHolidayLine

    Expect post office lobbies to be busy around the state today (MON). It’s a tradition on the last Monday before the week before Christmas after people spent the weekend getting their cards and packages ready …

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    16 Dec 13
  • SchoolGarden

    Minnesota teachers have a new resource for planning, planting and harvesting gardens with their students. Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom has published a guide for school gardens. The colorful 268-page guide features 31 K-12 lessons …

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    16 Dec 13