Minnesota
  • SpottedWingDrosophila1

    A new fruit pest has been detected in the state. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says that the spotted wing drosophila came to the US from Asia in 2008 and has spread to several western …

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    16 Aug 12
  • DaytonDisapproves

    Governor Dayton is endorsing the need for Minnesota to toughen its anti-bullying law. Dayton received a report from his school bullying task force Wednesday, and endorsed the panel’s recommendation that Minnesota enact a stronger anti-bullying …

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    16 Aug 12
  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the US-Dakota War of 1862 in southern Minnesota, and numerous events are commemorating the conflict. In Brown County, new historical markers will be dedicated this weekend …

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    16 Aug 12
  • Fair

    It’s the last week of county fairs in the KNUJ area, with 3 more fairs now underway! There’s the Martin County Fair in Fairmont, the McLeod County Fair in Hutchinson, and the Renville County Fair …

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    16 Aug 12
  • Vote

    Voters headed to the polls on Tuesday for Minnesota’s Primary Elections, although not in that great of numbers. Statewide voter turnout was at around 15% for the Primary. In Brown County it was at 10.69%. …

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    15 Aug 12
  • TruckCrash

    An Elk River man is in Critical condition after a rollover accident in Hutchinson Tuesday night. It happened at just before 8:30 on Highway 7. 34-year-old David Hoke was passing a corn truck in his …

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    15 Aug 12
  • CriminalSex

    A 20-year-old Sleepy Eye man has been charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct in Nicollet County over allegations that he raped an underage girl. Justin Wayne Karstens was reportedly a guest in the girl’s North …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Burglar1

    The Gaylord Police Department is offering a reward for information on a residential burglary that involved the death of the family’s dog. The burglary of the garage at the Kranz residence on Second Street in …

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    15 Aug 12