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  • FairmontWaterTower

    Downs Food Group out of Mankato has entered int oa purchase agreement with Fairmont Foods. Six weeks ago Fairmont Foods announced they would be closing their doors by March 18. As one of the top …

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    28 Feb 15
  • SpeedLimit60

    MnDOT announced on Friday that speed limits will be raised on 340 miles of two-lane, two way road ways in western and northern Minnesota. The higher speed limits are a result of a $100,000 engineering …

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    28 Feb 15
  • Health

    The Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic announced they have hired a new provider to their Family Medicine team. Idil Mohamed says she enjoys working in family medicine, especially helping patients and families managed diabetes and …

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    28 Feb 15
  • GasPumps

    A strong U.S. dollar and lower oil prices are factors that experts say helped double Minnesota’s expected budget surplus to nearly $2 billion dollars. Neighboring North Dakota has a big budget deficit because of declining …

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    28 Feb 15
  • HeadOnCollision

    A woman who was involved in an accident in Le Sueur County Sunday morning has died from her injuries. Family members say Jody Volk of Madison Lake passed away Thursday evening. Volk  was injured in …

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    27 Feb 15
  • SchoolStudents

    Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato has named a new President. Dr. Gene Pfeifer was unanikously elected by the college’s Board of Regents. Pfeifer earned his doctorate in education and will be hired as a full-time …

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    27 Feb 15
  • Teacher

    A St. Peter high school teacher accused of hitting a student with a backpack was sentenced Thursday in Nicollet County Court. Robert Shoemaker was sentenced to one year probation, a $359 fine and four days …

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    27 Feb 15
  • CrimeScene2

    A teenage girl was sentenced to probation and community service for a hazing incident in Farmington during homecoming. The 17-year-old was among a group of seniors that zip-tied the hands of several juniors and placed …

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    27 Feb 15