Minnesota News
  • LionelBenavidez

    A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of a Mankato man in 2007 made an appearance in Blue Earth County Court on Thursday. 26-year-old Lionel Benavidez was convicted for the murder of …

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    02 Mar 13
  • FireplaceInsert

    A fire that destroyed a historic home near Kasota recently has been ruled accidental. Firefighters from North Mankato, St. Peter, Nicollet and Cleveland battled the blaze at the home of Ruth Dutler off Highway 22 …

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    02 Mar 13
  • HighSchoolCoach

    Minnesota high school coaches could soon have a bit more job protection. A bill now before the Legislature would add a sentence to the existing Minnesota law that governs the rights of coaches to contest …

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    02 Mar 13
  • MinnesotaHistoryCenter

    A new exhibit exploring Minnesota’s role in the Civil War opens today (SAT) at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. “Minnesota and the Civil War” features artifacts as well as first-hand accounts from letters, …

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    02 Mar 13
  • DavidMunizBustos

    A Silver Lake man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon after being found guilty of murder in a jury trial earlier this week. 44-year-old David Muniz Bustos was convicted of four charges including …

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    01 Mar 13
  • 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