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  • HometownHeroMedal

    The man who rescued the kidnapped Alexandria girl in September has given her family the reward money. Earl; Melchert was not expecting to be home that day, but made a last minue decision to pick …

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    11 Oct 17
  • sentencing

    A South Dakota man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 in Martin County in March, killing one person has been sentenced. Forty-eight-year-old Mark Jason Wendland was sentenced to 41 months in prison. He …

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    10 Oct 17
  • MSU

    During Minnesota State University Mankato’s Homecoming festivities last week, police handed out 120 citations for underage consumption and ticketed 13 people for hosting underage drinkers. Police handed out fewer citations homecoming weekend than the weekend …

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    10 Oct 17
  • Fairmont

    In a recent vote, the Fairmont City Council approved a $125,000 expenditure to fund a study into a community center. A Community Center Action Team has been newly formed and developed a plan to hire …

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    10 Oct 17
  • 3Mw

    There is a new plant manager at 3M in New Ulm. Denis Miling has been with 3M for nearly 30 years. Originally from Michigan, he was a process engineer in New Ulm for 7 years, …

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    10 Oct 17
  • Sleepy Eye Logo

    The Minnesota Twins Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Sleepy Eye Area Foundation on behalf of the Sleepy Eye Area Fastpitch Association. The funds will be used to renovate the dugouts and fencing at Prairieview …

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    10 Oct 17
  • jail cell

    A Willmar man is arrested after leading police on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle through Renville County. Deputies with the Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gas drive-off in Franklin just …

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    09 Oct 17
  • HitandRun

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident in rural New Ulm over the weekend. The accident took place on 215th Street in rural New Ulm …

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    09 Oct 17