Local News
  • Plane

    Three residents of Canada are OK after their single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a Meeker County highway Tuesday. The plane landed on Highway 24 near Litchfield after it began to lose power. When …

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    02 Aug 12
  • BavarianBlast

    The Bavarian Blast Board of Directors on Wednesday held it’s first meeting since the New Ulm festival wrapped up last month, and it was unanimously decided that there will be a Bavarian Blast in 2013. …

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    02 Aug 12
  • New Watermelon Royalty

    The City of Sanborn held it’s annual Watermelon Days festivities this week, and new royalty was crowned as part of the celebration. The 2012 Sanborn Watermelon Queen is Macy Simonson, and the new Watermelon Days …

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    02 Aug 12
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    Two long-time members of the New Ulm District 88 School Board have announced that they will not be running for re-election this year. Susan Nierengarten has served on the school board for the past 12 …

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    02 Aug 12
  • PowerLine

    Work is underway on the segment of the CapX2020 high-voltage power lines that begin at the Cedar Mountain Substation in Renville County and stretch east through the KNUJ area to Scott County. Work includes clearing …

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    02 Aug 12
  • Judge

    The Minnesota Supreme Court says pesticide chemicals that drift from one farm to another do not constitute trespassing under the law, reversing an appeals court decision that found otherwise. The state’s highest court issued its …

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    02 Aug 12
  • BridgeCollapse

    Flags are flying at half-staff today (WED) across Minnesota in remembrance of the victims of the 35W Bridge collapse, which happened five-years ago. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says that it was a surreal moment …

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    01 Aug 12
  • DanaSchoen

    The men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University continues his recovery after a head-on crash over the weekend which killed his five-month-old son. 33-year-old Brad Bigler of Marshall was critically-injured, as was his wife’s …

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    01 Aug 12