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  • MNSureAd

    Local area legislators are holding a public “Town Hall Forum” today (THU) to explain Minnesota’s upcoming health insurance exchange. MNsure is the online insurance marketplace where Minnesotans will find and compare health plans and choose …

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    12 Sep 13
  • YouthSummit

    A special “Youth Summit” is taking place in New Ulm later this month for high school students and their parents from around the local area. The registration for the “Live Out Loud” Youth Summit is …

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    12 Sep 13
  • SemiCrashed

    A semi-truck ran off the road on Highway 68 south of Redwood Falls early this (WED) morning. It happened at just before 3am at the intersection with Highway 71. The State Patrol says that 68-year-old …

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    11 Sep 13
  • Fire

    Several area fire departments were called back out to a farm in rural Springfield on Monday after a fire that had been extinguished Saturday night re-ignited. Firefighters from Springfield, Sleepy Eye, Comfrey and Darfur responded …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CriminalSex

    A 42-year-old Winthrop man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges over accusations that he sexually abused a girl for several years, beginning when she was around 15-years-old. There were allegedly multiple incidents of abuse which …

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    11 Sep 13
  • HalfStaffFlag

    Governor Dayton has ordered that all flags fly at half-staff today (WED), on the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.  At least three Minnesotans were killed that day.  Thomas Burnett Junior of Bloomington was …

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    11 Sep 13
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    The Sleepy City Council on Tuesday approved a preliminary tax levy for next year that could potentially lower resident’s taxes. The 2014 preliminary Sleepy Eye property tax levy is nearly $40,000 less than this year’s …

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    11 Sep 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School Board recently approved a resolution calling for a pair of levy referendum questions to be put before voters this November. The district will first be asking Springfield area residents to renew the …

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    11 Sep 13