Minnesota
  • JoelBrinker

    A former St. Peter city councilor has announced his candidacy for the Minnesota House seat being vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. 56-year-old Joel Brinker is now the third Republican running for the seat, following announcements …

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    08 Jan 13
  • MNLegislature

    State lawmakers are back at the Minnesota Capitol to open the 2013 legislative session today (TUE). A big question is, with another state budget deficit and Democrats now controlling both the House and the Senate, …

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    08 Jan 13
  • SchoolThreat

    Criminal charges are expected to be filed today (MON) against a juvenile Sleepy Eye male accused of making threats towards several area school districts on the website Facebook. The threats were reportedly made on Friday, …

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    07 Jan 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a crash on Highway 169 in Nicollet County Sunday afternoon. It happened at just after 4pm at the junction with Highway 14 in North Mankato. A southbound Honda Civic driven …

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    07 Jan 13
  • McLeodSheriffsOffice

    The trial of a McLeod County Sheriff’s Deputy is scheduled to start today (MON). Deputy Mark Eischens was charged with 2nd and 5th-degree assault with a deadly weapon as well as intentional discharge of a …

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    07 Jan 13
  • JustinBerg

    A former Nicollet School administrator accused of stealing nearly $1,500 in district funds is scheduled to be in court for an Omnibus Hearing on Tuesday. 31-year-old Justin Berg of rural Le Sueur County faces felony …

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    07 Jan 13
  • MNCapitol

    Another legislative session is about to get underway in Minnesota, and anyone with the ambition, the time and the travel resources can get a front seat to the legislative process. The House and Senate both …

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    07 Jan 13
  • RuralMinnesota

    A new survey by the St. Peter-based Center for Rural Policy and Development has found that businesses and community leaders generally believe that rural Minnesota has lost influence in decisions made in government and the …

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    07 Jan 13