Minnesota News
  • Cuffs

    A 19-year-old Redwood Falls man faces felony charges for his alleged involvement in a break-in at a Redwood-area restaurant earlier this month. Jacob Hunter Abrahamson made an appearance in Redwood County Court on charges of …

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    25 Sep 12
  • MarkWetsch

    The man accused of robbing more than a dozen banks across the state, including in St. Peter and Gaylord, has been granted the right to represent himself in court. 50-year-old Mark Edward Wetsch has been …

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    25 Sep 12
  • SalFrederick

    Former state legislator and the original Happy Chef, Marcel “Sal” Frederick, passed away Monday morning. Frederick served the residents of Blue Earth, Nicollet and Waseca Counties as the District 24B State Representative from 1985 to …

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    25 Sep 12
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    The Minnesota National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team is returning home today (TUE) following its first-ever deployment to Afghanistan. Their mission was to help Afghan farmers get better crop yields and better prices for products to …

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    25 Sep 12
  • EthanolPlant

    The high cost of corn has led to a southern Minnesota ethanol plant being closed down for now. The Biofuel Energy Corporation says it is idling its Fairmont ethanol plant until it can “secure local …

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    25 Sep 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on the state’s soybean harvest. The USDA weekly crop progress report for the state says that producers have harvested 45% of the soybean crop as of Sunday, up …

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    25 Sep 12
  • WindTurbines

    A new group of wind turbines currently being erected in southern Minnesota will become the tallest wind towers in the state upon their completion. The new turbines going up near Worthington will be 430-feet high …

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    25 Sep 12
  • FatalCrash

    Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information on the fatal assault of an MSU-Mankato student in an alley in St. Cloud. Twenty-year-old Colton Ryan Gleason of Greenfield was attacked Thursday night. He died of …

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    24 Sep 12