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  • Unemployment

    Minnesotans who have been on unemployment for longer than six months will find a slightly smaller total on their checks beginning this week, thanks to the sequester cuts. The 11% reduction in federal benefits for …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    State Capitol repairs, civic center expansions and veterans home upgrades are all expected to have a place in Governor Dayton’s plan for Minnesota-financed construction projects. Dayton plans to officially release his bonding bill proposals today …

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    08 Apr 13
  • DaytonTownHall

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton continues his series of Town Hall meetings around the state with a stop in the Mankato area Tuesday night. Dayton’s “Meetings With Mark” are an effort to engage Minnesotans in conversations …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Bloodmobile

    There are several blood drives taking place around the local area this week as the American Red Cross helps residents “Give The Gift Of Life.” Only about 3% of the population donates blood, but someone …

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    08 Apr 13
  • FatalCrash

    A 20-year-old Lake Elmo man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Nicollet County Thursday evening. Anthony John Carlson was travelling westbound along County Road 41, the Judson Bottom Road, when he lost control of …

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    06 Apr 13
  • Burglar1

    A Hector man is in custody for a series of recent residential burglaries in Hector, and charges are pending. The man was identified as the prime suspect in the burglaries after evidence was collected from …

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    06 Apr 13
  • StephenNoga

    The trial date has been set for a staff member at a Hutchinson charter school accused of having sex with a student. 29-year-old Stephen Michael Noga was arrested at the New Century Charter School in …

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    06 Apr 13
  • BlueEarthCountyCourthouse

    The 34-foot-tall statue of Lady Liberty on top of the historic Blue Earth County Courthouse turned and dropped its sword this week, leading officials to close off an area around the building. Strong winds on …

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    06 Apr 13