Minnesota News
  • SpringPlanting

    The USDA reports that farmers intend to plant 97.3-million acres of corn this year, the most since the year 1936. The spring planting survey released Thursday says the 2013 corn planting forecast is up slightly …

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    29 Mar 13
  • TornadoDamage1998

    Today (FRI) is the 15-year anniversary of the devastating tornadoes that caused severe damage across the local area, most notably in Comfrey and St. Peter. A strong area of low pressure combined with a warm …

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    29 Mar 13
  • Water

    Minnesota officials are proposing to essentially double the wholesale price of water for the state’s largest users as it seeks to get grip on growing demand for groundwater. The plan by Governor Dayton and the …

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    29 Mar 13
  • DaytonGrandad

    Governor Dayton is a grandfather for the first time. Dayton announced Thursday that his son Eric and daughter-in-law Cory are parents of a newborn son. Hugo Benjamin Dayton was born at 12:57pm Wednesday and weighed …

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    29 Mar 13
  • LeannMeyer

    The reward for information on a missing Colorado woman originally from St. Peter has now been doubled to $20,000. Officials say 52-year-old Leann “Annie” Meyer vanished last month. She has lived in the Denver suburb …

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    28 Mar 13
  • JesseBrudelie (1)1

    A 33-year-old Hanska man facing a felony drug charge in Blue Earth County failed to appear in court Wednesday for his sentencing, but no warrant will be issued for his arrest. That’s because Jesse Warren …

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    28 Mar 13
  • Detours

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has unveiled their summer construction projects for 2013. The list includes work on 87 projects in the Twin Cities and nearly 200 in Greater Minnesota. Mn/DOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle says …

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    28 Mar 13
  • JeffBertrang

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board has chosen GFW Superintendent Jeff Bertrang to be the district’s next superintendent. The decision came after a series of interviews and “Community Forums” with Bertrang and the other …

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    27 Mar 13