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  • DroughtMap5

    This week’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows more improvement in parts of south-central and eastern Minnesota, where areas that had been abnormally dry are now rated normal. Drought conditions have been easing across …

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    11 May 13
  • Crops

    The wet start to the corn planting season may reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much corn they’re still likely to bring in a record crop. In a …

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    11 May 13
  • MariLuMartens

    Sibley East Elementary School Principal Mari Lu Martens has been named the “National Distinguished Principal” of Minnesota for 2013 by the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association. The recognition honors elementary and middle school principals who …

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    11 May 13
  • RedWyczawski

    The New Ulm Sertoma Club has announced the 2013 recipient of the Service to Mankind Award. Carl “Red” Wyczawski will be presented the award during a banquet in his honor on Thursday, May 16th at …

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    11 May 13
  • Crash2

    A New Ulm man was seriously injured in a car accident at 15th North and Broadway in New Ulm Wednesday evening. It happened at just after 6:30pm. 31-year-old Ronald Bottenfield-Krueth was driving a 1997 Acura …

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    09 May 13
  • DeerHighway

    Three people were injured in a car crash on Highway 4 south of Cosmos Wednesday night when the driver swerved to avoid a deer. 24-year-old Joshua Lies of Cosmos drove his 1998 Ford Escort into …

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    09 May 13
  • JailCell

    A 27-year-old Sleepy Eye man who had been facing multiple counts of possession of child pornography was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 7 years of supervised probation in Brown County Court this week. …

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    09 May 13
  • ToddHoffner1

    The former head football coach for MSU-Mankato who was cleared of child pornography charges has had his employment with the university terminated. Todd Hoffner is no longer on the MSU payroll, and a university spokesperson …

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    09 May 13