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  • Not guilty

    A Morgan man has been acquitted of sexual conduct charges in Redwood County District Court. Travis Dale Woodford was accused of sexual contact with a child. The alleged incident occurred in Morgan in September. The …

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    17 Jun 16
  • CADA

    Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon gave CADA an award. The Committee Against Domestic Abuse was awarded for its reliability and consistency with victims in the Safe at Home program. The program is designed to …

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    17 Jun 16
  • courtw

    The state Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a former Le Center man who was found guilty of attempting to rob and kidnap a woman in Mankato’s Kohl’s parking lot in 2013. Twenty-two-year-old …

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    16 Jun 16
  • criminal charges

    The state Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of a man who shot his ex-wife to death in front of their 3 children in a Mankato park in 2010. Forty-year-old Joel Munt was sentenced to …

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    16 Jun 16
  • man buried in trench

    The Michigan man who died when a trench collapsed on him in rural Blue Earth County Monday afternoon died from asphyxia due to chest compression. Twenty-eight-year-old David James Erickson of Ironwood Michigan was in a …

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    16 Jun 16
  • American Flag

    A Norseland native celebrated her military service and her 95th birthday June 11 by raising the American flag at the Twins game. Lorraine Struck spent two years as a U.S. Navy Nurse during World War …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Fort Ridgely State Park

    The Nicollet County Board is debating the impending closure of the Fort Ridgely State Park golf course by asking whether the entire park should be transitioned out of state ownership. The board passed a unanimous …

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    15 Jun 16
  • A tornado was confirmed near Pipestone Tuesday around 2 p.m.

    Severe storms swept through the region Tuesday afternoon leading to reports of multiple tornado sightings, wind damage and flash flooding. The National Weather Service reports 8 preliminary tornado sightings, but some could be multiple sights …

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    15 Jun 16