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  • drowning

    A 51-year-old man from Olivia has drowned while swinging in a lake Kandiyohi County. Authorities say Ricard Torres was attempting to swim across the channel on Big Kandiyohi Lake Friday evening when he drowned in …

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    18 Jul 16
  • John Swinford

    A 39-year-old homeless man has been charged in connection to an altercation at his wife’s apartment that led to him getting stabbed in the leg July 12th. John W. Swinford was charged Friday in Brown …

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    18 Jul 16
  • well

    A man was rescued from a well after he rescued his dog, but was unable to get himself out Saturday afternoon. Sixty-two-year-old David Arthur Machau was taken to New Ulm Medical Center with minor injuries. …

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    18 Jul 16
  • TrainCrossing

    A Litchfield man escaped with only minor injuries after his pickup was struck by a train in Meeker County Thursday, July 14th. The sheriff’s department says around 8:30 they received a report of a vehicle …

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    18 Jul 16
  • St. James Public Schools

    During a recent St. James School Board meeting the board voted to officially change the name of the St. James High School to St. James Middle High School. The change came about because Principal Karla …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Fines

    The State Department of Human Services has determined neglect played a roll after a former Rochester basketball star died by suicide at the addiction treatment facility in St. Peter. Twenty-four-year-old Ater Manyang died March 18th …

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    16 Jul 16
  • fatal  car crashw

    A Lake Crystal man has pleaded guilty to three traffic offenses in connection with a crash last summer that killed two North Mankato residents. Nineteen-year-old Christopher James Schneider pleaded guilty in Blue Earth County District …

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    16 Jul 16
  • Fight investigation

    A fight involving more than 11 people on the streets of Good Thunder early Tuesday sent a 17-year-old to the hospital. Seventeen-year-old Jacob Daniel Potz has been charged with felony second-degree assault. Police have requested …

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    16 Jul 16