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  • Vote2

    The GFW School District today (TUE) holds the first in a series of public meetings concerning an upcoming levy referendum vote. GFW is asking voters to basically extend and increase it’s current operating referendum this …

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    04 Oct 11
  • PhoneScam2

    Residents of Blue Earth County have been scammed out of thousands of dollars over the phone in recent days. In the first case, a woman received a call from someone claiming to be Canadian law …

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    04 Oct 11
  • firestation

    Fire Department Focus Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13, 2012. KNUJ AM 860 will shine the spotlight on the following Fire Departments during Fire Prevention Week. Tune in at the respective times to hear from …

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    03 Oct 11
  • MNValleyHabitatForHumanity

    Habitat for Humanity marks a major milestone today (MON) with the dedication of it’s 500,000th home worldwide. Work then begins on home number 500,001 today as well. Volunteers, homeowners and partners of Minnesota Valley Habitat …

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    03 Oct 11
  • MnDotLogo1

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is putting together a 50-year “vision” for Minnesota’s transportation system and asking for public input during a statewide videoconference on Tuesday starting at 4pm. Planner Philip Schaffner says in advisory …

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    03 Oct 11
  • MichaelMcLaughlin1

    A 40-year-old Renville man has been sentenced to 120 days in jail and 5 years of probation for setting fire to an ex-girlfriend’s apartment. Michael Donovan McLaughlin pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree arson in Renville County …

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    03 Oct 11
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues this week with a total of 7 local-area school districts holding festivities. Schools celebrating Homecoming this week include: BOLD, Buffalo Lake/Hector/Stewart, Central, Glencoe-Silver Lake, Madelia, New Ulm and Sibley …

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    03 Oct 11
  • Fire

    A 16-year-old girl is in custody facing possible arson charges. The rural Amboy teen was arrested Sunday evening in connection with a pair of fires in southwestern Blue Earth County that appeared to be intentionally …

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    03 Oct 11