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  • HomecomingCrowns

    High School Homecomings continue around the area, with new royalty being crowned at several local school districts. The Belle Plaine High School Homecoming Queen is Hannah Johnson, and the Homecoming King is Zach Bahr. Buffalo …

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    03 Oct 13
  • Fatal

    A 75-year-old Glencoe man is dead after a collision with a semi-truck Tuesday morning. It happened at just after 7:30am on Highway 212 in Glencoe. The semi was traveling westbound on 212 when a Ford …

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    02 Oct 13
  • Ambulance

    A Lafayette man was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after driving off the road on Highway 15. Twenty-four-year-old Brett LeBrun was driving a Chevy Impala southbound on 15 when he ran off the road and into the …

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    02 Oct 13
  • dv563013

    A New Ulm man has been charged with felony theft in Brown County Court for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in cash and electronics from his former roommate. 22-year-old Tyler Patrick Happke is accused of …

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    02 Oct 13
  • USGovernmentShutdown

    Minnesota government officials have activated a special contingency team to assess the potential impact of the federal government’s partial shutdown. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter took the step Tuesday. He says it’s too …

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    02 Oct 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council spent a good amount of time Tuesday evening discussing the penalties for liquor license violations. The debate centered around whether to increase the fines for establishments caught selling alcohol to …

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    02 Oct 13
  • SchoolStudents

    Newly released ratings are giving Minnesota school officials a sense of optimism. The state released its Multiple Measurement Ratings on Tuesday.  Nearly 560 schools increased their test scores by at least ten percentage points over …

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    02 Oct 13
  • Judge

    A Danube man has been sentenced to 5 years of supervised probation and time served in jail for the financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult in Springfield. 65-year-old Terrance John Rickers pleaded guilty to the …

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    01 Oct 13