Minnesota News
  • TrainCrossing

    Two grain cars derailed near the grain elevator in St. James Monday afternoon.  Traffic was blocked on Highway 4 for over two hours as the train’s engine was halted at the highway’s intersection with First …

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    10 Feb 15
  • CrimeScene3

    A 17-year-old Mankato West High School student is accused of bringing a BB gun to school.  The Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office has filed a felony possession of a dangerous weapon charge against Zakariya Hussein …

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    10 Feb 15
  • TaxEvasion

    The State Revenue Department is now accepting tax returns submitted using TurboTax.  That’s after announcing Friday it would not accept returns from Intuit due to potentially fraudulent activity.  As of 3 pm Saturday, returns were …

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    08 Feb 15
  • Crash2

    Two people are dead after a crash in Yellow Medicine County Friday morning.  The victims have been identified as 74-year-old Lowell Asplund and 74-year-old Sharon Asplund, both of Butterfield.  The State patrol says their vehicle …

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    08 Feb 15
  • CrimeScene

    Crews have recovered the body of a woman from Lake Benton in Southwestern Minnesota and the search for a missing man who was with her will continue today (Sunday).  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office says …

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    08 Feb 15
  • Fire

    Several area fire departments have been awarded grants from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant program.  The Hanska Fire Department received $5000 grant, Springfield a $2000 grant.   Also receiving grants were …

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    06 Feb 15
  • Flu2

    The flu season continues winding down in Minnesota.  There were six hospitalizations last week and a 50-percent drop in the number of patients with influenza visiting clinics.  State Health officials reported six flu outbreaks in …

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    06 Feb 15
  • SibleyEast

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the $43-million Sibley East Public Schools referendum.  The court heard oral arguments Wednesday by Nathan Kranz of Gaylord and other opponents who said the district did not publish …

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    06 Feb 15