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  • WhoopingCough

    Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of whooping cough appears to be slowing in the state. In the past two weeks another 190 cases were confirmed. That’s nearly the same number of cases that were …

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    05 Oct 12
  • HomecomingCrowns

    The High School Homecoming season is in full swing this week with 10 local-area schools crowning Homecoming Royalty throughout the week. The Homecoming King for Belle Plaine High School is Brandon Boateng and the Homecoming …

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    05 Oct 12
  • IMG_2817

    The annual German-American Day Parade will take place Saturday morning in downtown New Ulm as part of the city’s Oktoberfest festivities. The parade is sponsored by the German-Bohemian Heritage Society. Spokesperson George Glotzbach says that …

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    05 Oct 12
  • StPeterSchools

    St. Peter High School will be inducting 3 people into the school’s Hall of Fame Saturday morning. Cambria President Marty Davis, former NASA engineer Susan Keswani and the late St. Peter insurance man Bill Pell …

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    05 Oct 12
  • TrainCrossing

    A Revere man is dead after a train collided with a tractor Wednesday morning near Lamberton. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office received the 911 call reporting the accident on Harvest Avenue a quarter-mile south of …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Train

    An investigation is underway after a semi-truck was struck by a train earlier this week. The corn truck was hit by the DM&E train at just after 6pm on Tuesday at the Harvest States Co-Op …

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    04 Oct 12
  • FieldFire

    A combine is being blamed for starting a fire in a Blue Earth County corn field twice on Wednesday. Firefighters from Amboy were called out to the fire in a field off 494th Avenue just …

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    04 Oct 12
  • CornHands

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s office is investigating the theft of several bushels of corn from a farm near Wabasso this week. The crime was reported by Dana Lindeman of Wabasso on Tuesday at around Noon. …

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    04 Oct 12