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  • Crash

    A Lester Prairie woman was injured in a car crash in McLeod County Wednesday afternoon. A 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 27-year-old Ashley Ardolf was driving eastbound on Highway 7 near Major Avenue east …

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    13 Dec 12
  • CheckFraud2

    A southern Minnesota accountant has been accused of stealing nearly half-a-million-dollars in order to build himself a lake home and pay off car loans. 39-year-old Ronald Schaeffer of Faribault allegedly wrote 127 phony checks to …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Meth

    A Brownton man faces felony drug charges after methamphetamine was allegedly found in his possession. A police officer on patrol in the area of Ranch Avenue Southeast in Hutchinson had discovered a vehicle parked near …

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    13 Dec 12
  • SchoolBus

    A Blue Earth Area school bus driver accused of slapping a 6-year-old boy has reportedly reached an agreement with prosecutors. 72-year-old Jane Brooks of Blue Earth was facing up to 90 days in jail on …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Nativity

    The 27th season of the Springfield Nativity Pageant takes place this weekend. The annual show features a cast of hundreds along with live animals and a real baby as the newborn Jesus. This year the …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Crash2

    A Mankato man critically injured in a head-on crash near Wells Monday afternoon has died from his injuries. Highway 109 east of Wells was closed for around 2 hours following the collision that injured an …

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    12 Dec 12
  • HogBarnFire

    Around 180 pigs died in a hog barn fire near Conger on Tuesday. Ron Kruger was reportedly in another barn on his farm when he spotted smoke Tuesday morning. Firefighters from Conger, Alden and Emmons …

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    12 Dec 12
  • TimothyTruebenbach1

    A rural Vernon Center man accused of threatening his father with a sword avoided a jury trial on Monday when he pleaded guilty to making terroristic threats. 25-year-old Timothy Truebenbach was arrested after allegedly raising …

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    12 Dec 12