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  • OpalDewanzMVACHonor

    New Ulm resident Opal Dewanz received the Roger J. Wolfe Achievement Award for her lifetime of volunteer activities at Minnesota Valley Action Council’s annual meeting this week. The award is presented in honor of the …

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    23 Jul 14
  • SWATRiverValleyTacticalResponseTeam

    A Le Center man is in custody following an armed standoff with police Monday evening. The situation began at around 4pm when the man’s mother came home and found her son with a shotgun contemplating …

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    22 Jul 14
  • dv563013

    A 67-year-old Madelia man is facing multiple felony charges in Watonwan County Court for allegedly soliciting an underage girl for sex. Robert Cords is accused of providing the girl alcohol and showing her pornographic videos …

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    22 Jul 14
  • JeffreyLingl2

    A Community Notification Meeting is being held in Renville County this week concerning a Level Three Sex Offender moving to rural Olivia. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says that Jeffrey Joseph Lingl has moved to …

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    22 Jul 14
  • WalMartEvacuation

    An 18-year-old New Ulm man that had been accused of stealing around $1,100 from the New Ulm Wal-Mart while working there has been sentenced to a year of probation. Quintin Alexander Branch received a stay …

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    22 Jul 14
  • Flooding2014

    President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. June and July storms hit more than 50 of the state’s 87 counties, …

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    22 Jul 14
  • CarolWeikle

    The Judges of Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District have appointed Carol Weikle the Court Administrator for Brown and Nicollet county district courts. Weikle will replace Carol Melick, who recently retired after 35 years of service with …

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    22 Jul 14
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers were able to get a lot of field work done last week, thanks to the lack of rain. The US Department of Agriculture says that there were around 6 days suitable for field …

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    22 Jul 14