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  • HealthCareReform

    Our state will reportedly have the lowest average premiums nationwide on three health insurance plans to be sold under the federal health care overhaul. Minnesota will offer average monthly premiums of $144 for a plan …

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    25 Sep 13
  • FarmKid

    The US Department of Agriculture wants to make it safer for young people working in farming. The USDA has awarded a grant to provide safety training for more than 2 million young people involved in …

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    25 Sep 13
  • 4H

    The Brown County Board approved the annual agreement with the University of Minnesota on Tuesday for Extension programs locally. The contract provides for a three-quarters time 4H program coordinator for Brown County at a cost …

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    25 Sep 13
  • HomecomingCrowns

    It’s Homecoming time at a dozen high schools around the area, which means there’s new Homecoming Royalty. The Homecoming Queen for BOLD High School is Baylie Kubesh, and the Homecoming King is Logan Sandgren. The …

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    25 Sep 13
  • Combine

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a fatal farm accident in Flora Township about 8 miles south of Renville late Sunday afternoon.  Emergency responders arrived on the scene at shortly before …

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    24 Sep 13
  • Tasered

    A former New Ulm man is facing attempted murder and assault charges in Colorado. 29-year-old Mitchell Lee Palmer, currently of Colorado Springs, Colorado, has pleaded not guilty to 6 criminal charges, and is scheduled to …

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    24 Sep 13
  • Highway14Sign

    The bridge repair work on the Highway 14/15 Bridge over Minnesota River in New Ulm is complete, and the bridge did open to traffic today (TUE). This comes around a week ahead of schedule. The …

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    24 Sep 13
  • SibleyEast2

    Residents of the Sibley East School District should see a significant decrease in their taxes next year. The Sibley East School Board recently approved a preliminary tax levy for 2014 that is a 14% decrease …

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    24 Sep 13