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  • HospitalPatient

    The Minnesota Department of Health’s latest flu report shows that an additional 33 flu-related deaths occurred over the past week, bringing the statewide total now to 60 – more than double the previous statewide total …

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    18 Jan 13
  • LarryDecker

    The Blue Earth County jury trial of a Winnebago man accused of criminal sexual conduct was canceled on Thursday after a tentative plea deal was reached. 42-year old Larry Joe Decker faces five felony charges …

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    18 Jan 13
  • Vote

    Minnesota House District 19A Democrats are preparing to meet this Saturday to endorse a candidate for the seat vacated by Terry Morrow, but there will be a special primary election for the 4 DFL candidates …

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    18 Jan 13
  • Dollars

    The federal government has given Minnesota a $39-million grant to continue developing the health insurance exchange that’s a major part of the Obama administration’s health care overhaul, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” The funds will be …

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    18 Jan 13
  • ToddPrafke

    St. Peter City Administrator Todd Prafke has had his contract with the city renewed, and the St. Peter City council this week voted to give Prafke a 2% raise. That is the same rate increase …

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    18 Jan 13
  • GibbonWinterFest

    The City of Gibbon’s 3rd annual Winterfest gets underway today (FRI). It kicks off with a Winterfest Warm-Up wine and beer tasting at the South 80 Social Circle in Gibbon, followed by a dance party …

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    18 Jan 13
  • Crash2

    A 17-year-old from Eagle Lake was killed Wednesday when her car ran off the road and rolled down a steep embankment before coming to rest at the edge of the Le Sueur River. Hannah Gamble …

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    17 Jan 13
  • Crash

    A New Ulm woman was injured Wednesday morning after losing control of her vehicle on Highway 14 east of Essig. The 2002 GMC driven by 31-year-old Brandy Aarons went into the ditch at just after …

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    17 Jan 13