Minnesota
  • Burglars

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a residential burglary that took place last week, and officials are again reminding residents to lock their doors and report any strange occurrences. Items stolen from the …

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    21 Jun 13
  • USCapitol

    The US House has rejected a five year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that would have cut $2-billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them. The vote …

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    21 Jun 13
  • Bridge2

    More than half a billion dollars in spending is not keeping up with Minnesota’s need to repair and replace its deteriorating bridges. Minnesota has seen a bigger jump in the number of deficient bridges than …

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    21 Jun 13
  • ConstructionWorkers

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.3% in May. State Jobs Analyst Steve Hine says that after two months of cuts, employers added 8,400 jobs last month. He says that the gains were driven by …

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    21 Jun 13
  • Festival

    It’s a busy weekend around the local area, with at least 7 different town festivals taking place. There’s Friendship Days in the City of Nicollet, with the highlights including a demolition derby and the crowning …

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    21 Jun 13
  • SummerSolstice

    Summertime officially arrived in the Northern Hemisphere overnight. The Summer Solstice took place at approximately 4 minutes after midnight. That was the moment that the sun appeared to pause above the Tropic of Cancer, and …

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    21 Jun 13
  • HelicopterCrash2

    Officials are still trying to determine what caused a helicopter to crash into a detached garage in Maplewood Wednesday morning, killing the pilot. The helicopter was working on behalf of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, …

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    20 Jun 13
  • Rollover

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash around 6 miles southwest of Danube Wednesday morning, but deputies found an unoccupied vehicle when they arrived on the scene. The crash happened at around …

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    20 Jun 13