Local News
  • Vote

    The local election season is getting set to kick into high gear. Filings for city and township offices, along with school board seats, open this Tuesday. The filing period then remains open for two weeks, …

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    30 Jul 12
  • FatalCrash

    The men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall is in critical condition after a crash in western Minnesota that killed his 5-month-old son. The State Patrol says Drake Bigler was killed when …

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    30 Jul 12
  • NNO2012

    The annual National Night Out Rally at the Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm is taking place this (MON) evening. New Ulm Police Corporal Julie Duehring says that the rally is a way for members …

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    30 Jul 12
  • AnnaSurprenant

    A special “Welcome Home” event is being held in the City of Sleepy Eye today (MON). The community will be celebrating the return of former Miss Sleepy Eye Anna Surprenant, who was named one of …

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    30 Jul 12
  • PitBull1

    Authorities now believe that a dog originally thought to have been the victim of animal abuse in Savage last week was likely struck by a car instead. The pit bull was found injured and bleeding …

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    30 Jul 12
  • Turkey1

    Minnesota wildlife officials say the state’s turkey population has rebounded so efficiently that hunting applications for the fall season will no longer have to be distributed by a special application and lottery process. The DNR …

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    30 Jul 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe shortage of blood this summer, and eligible donors of all types are desperately needed. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be visiting the National Guard Armory on …

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    30 Jul 12
  • PrisonGarden

    A new law sponsored by Republican Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of Glencoe that takes effect this week will allow prisoners in Minnesota’s medium-security prisons to grow new garden plots next spring. Gruenhagen says the gardens are …

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    30 Jul 12