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  • Dollars

    The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has announced that over $17-million in Small Cities Development Program grants has been awarded to 35 communities in Greater Minnesota. Grants being awarded to communities in the …

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    04 Jun 14
  • MadeliaRotarySAS14

    The Madelia Rotary Club recently presented its annual “Service Above Self” award to long-time Rotarian Deane Antoine. The award is Rotary’s highest honor, recognizing those who demonstrate their commitment to helping others by volunteering their …

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    04 Jun 14
  • Crash

    A St. Peter man was injured on Highway 169 this (TUE) morning after his vehicle drifted into the other lane of traffic. It happened at just after 6:30am in Nicollet County. 39-year-old David Thompson was …

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    03 Jun 14
  • Crash2

    Two people were injured in a crash on Highway 60 in Le Sueur County near Waterville Saturday afternoon. Both vehicles were heading eastbound on 60 when they collided at just after 4:30pm. 22-year-old Emily Osdoba …

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    03 Jun 14
  • EdgarFernandez

    A Madelia man accused of raping a 4-year-old girl was found guilty on four counts of criminal sexual conduct on Monday in Watonwan County Court. 29-year-old Edgar Cano-Fernandez had originally faced 6 counts of 1st …

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    03 Jun 14
  • Ballot

    Today (TUE) is the final day to get your name on an election ballot for state and federal office in Minnesota. The candidate filing period for the 2014 campaign season has been open for 2 …

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    03 Jun 14
  • XcelEnergy

    The Enviromental Protection Agency is out with a new proposal aimed at power plant emissions. The EPA wants to cut carbon pollution 30% by 2030. Xcel Energy Vice President Laura McCarten says the utility is …

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    03 Jun 14
  • TroopsHome

    Eighty-six soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s Litchfield-based 849th Mobility Augmentation Company return home today (TUE) after an eleven-month deployment to Afghanistan. The company cleared more than 8,000 kilometers of roads while in Afghanistan, and …

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    03 Jun 14