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  • Fire

    The St. Peter Fire Department responded to a truck fire about 5 miles west of town on Highway 22 Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters arrived on the scene at around 3:45pm, and found the grain truck’s trailer …

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    12 Sep 12
  • BankRobbery

    The two suspects in a bank robbery in Hutchinson in July have now been indicted by a federal grand jury. 25-year-old Eric Andrew Ebbers of Wisconsin faces felony counts of bank robbery in federal court …

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    12 Sep 12
  • DayCare

    The state has revoked the license of a North Mankato daycare and preschool after an investigation revealed multiple violations. The Minnesota Department of Human Resources has ordered Trinity Daycare and Preschool to close its doors …

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    12 Sep 12
  • WaterPolice

    The ongoing drought led the Fairmont City Council on Monday to vote to ban non-essential water use, effective immediately. The DNR requested the water restrictions due to how low the Blue Earth River watershed level …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Temperature2

    The record-breaking heat experienced in the local area on Tuesday has now given way to more autumn-like temperatures across Minnesota. New Ulm did set a new record high temperature on Tuesday when the mercury topped …

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    12 Sep 12
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    The Sleepy Eye City Council approved the city’s preliminary property tax levy and city budget for 2013 Tuesday evening. The just-under 2% increase in the levy is an around $22,000 hike from this year’s Sleepy …

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    12 Sep 12
  • DSC02806

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of September is Myron “Whitey” Helget of Sleepy Eye. Whitey was reportedly instrumental in beginning the Leavenworth Softball Team and concession stand, and has volunteered many hours of his …

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    12 Sep 12
  • HalfStaffFlag

    Governor Dayton has proclaimed today (TUE) to be “Patriot Day” and “A Day of Service and Remembrance” to honor the victims of the September 11th attacks 11 years ago. Dayton has ordered flags lowered to …

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    11 Sep 12