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  • JobApplication

    Minnesota’s new “Ban the Box” law took effect Wednesday, preventing employers from asking a job applicant’s criminal history on an initial application or contact. Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey says people who have …

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    02 Jan 14
  • MetalDetector

    Increased security screening takes affect at the Brown County Courtroom as of today (THU). All persons entering the courtroom will now be subject to security screening, including metal detection of hand-carried items. Items prohibited in …

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    02 Jan 14
  • Crash

    An elderly St. Peter woman was injured in a broadside crash on Highway 22 in St. Peter Monday morning. 74-year-old Karen Bornholdt was driving a Toyota Camry westbound on Sunrise Drive when she collided with …

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    31 Dec 13
  • RonaldAndersen

    An Echo man in custody on burglary charges is now accused of attempting to hire a fellow jail inmate to silence a witness against him. 47-year-old Ronald James Andersen was being held in the Renville …

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    31 Dec 13
  • SpringfieldCODeaths

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has released an update on the deaths of 2 men that took place at a home in rural Springfield December 20th. The autopsy reports on Nathan Potter and Adam Jensen …

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    31 Dec 13
  • CriminalSex

    A Vernon Center teen found guilty of criminal sexual conduct earlier this year for sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13 during an ATV ride is facing new charges in Blue Earth County …

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    31 Dec 13
  • TargetStore

    Target has another big headache to deal with from the holiday shopping season.  The retail giant reportedly sold thousands of gift cards that were not properly activated, meaning they don’t have any value. A company …

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    31 Dec 13
  • MNStateFairCrowd

    More people then ever before are now calling Minnesota home. A new estimate released Monday by the US Census Bureau shows the state’s population is still climbing. By the bureau’s estimate, there were now 5,420,380 …

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    31 Dec 13