2017 Local The Area's Most Trusted News Source
  • TargetStore

    Employees of the Target store in New Ulm learned Monday that the corporation has decided to close the store on January 30, 2016. A company spokesperson says Target doesn’t take closing the store lightly, but …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Nov 15
  • PoliceLine

    A Hutchinson Police Officer was shot and wounded and a 49-year-old man was killed in a scuffle that broke out Sunday afternoon. Police Chief Dan Hatten says officers were called to a verbal disturbance at …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Nov 15
  • Burglary

    A Mankato couple is facing more charges in a series of thefts in Nicollet County is early October. Twenty-one-year-old Ashley Marie Rocheford and 24-year-old Nikolai Paul Sampe have been charged with six additional burglary counts …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Nov 15
  • RSFiber

    The RS Fiber Cooperative Fiber Optic Broadband Initiative officially broke ground in July and Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Director Jenny Hazelton says work is set to be completed by December 1. The RS Fiber Cooperative …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Nov 15
  • waseca

    The Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce voted last week to become a member of the U.S. Highway 14 Partnership. The partnership is an advocacy organization fighting for improvements that will make Highway 14 safer and …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Nov 15
  • OfficerInvolvedShooting

    A Hutchinson Police Officer was injured in a shooting and a man was killed in a disturbance Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, officers were called to a verbal disturbance at a private residence in Hutchinson. …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Nov 15
  • election

    As Election Day approaches, three districts in the region have levy or bond referendum proposals for voters to decide. St. James Public Schools is asking voters for a $24 million bond request for renovations to …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Nov 15
  • St. James

    The St. James Fire Department its part to keep pedestrians safe when walking or biking in dark conditions. Firefighters are handing out safety vests to pedestrians and bikers they see who lack reflective apparel. Fire …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Nov 15