Minnesota
  • Martis

    The owners of the August Schell Brewing Company were presented a 5-state regional award this week. Ted and Jodi Marti received both the Southern Minnesota and the 5-State Regional Service to Mankind Award from the …

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    22 Dec 11
  • PowerLine1

    Xcel Energy has turned on a new high-voltage transmission line between Monticello and Saint Cloud, the first part of what they say will be the largest expansion of transmission lines in the Upper Midwest in …

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    22 Dec 11
  • AmyKoch1

    Recently resigned Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is admitting she had a relationship with a Senate staffer, but says she did not violate any laws or Senate rules. Koch made her first public statement Wednesday …

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    22 Dec 11
  • SchoolBus

    Officials at 25 schools in southwestern Minnesota are preparing applications for another Flexible Learning Year. The three-year application is a collaborative effort to improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness. Cooperative Spokesperson Gary Fisher says that …

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    22 Dec 11
  • ThinIce

    A group of 10 people fishing on the ice of Mille Lacs Lake on Wednesday found themselves stranded when a huge piece of ice broke away. Three area fire departments used a Hovercraft and boats …

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    22 Dec 11
  • WinterSolstice

    Winter officially arrives today (WED), but for much of the state it still looks a lot like fall. Autumn 2011 will be remembered as unusually dry. Temperatures were cold on occasion but mostly above normal. …

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    21 Dec 11
  • GrainBins1

    Plans to construct a new grain elevator in the City of Brownton were announced this week. Archer Daniels Midland-Benson Quinn and United Farmers Co-op on Monday announced the formation of a joint venture that will …

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    21 Dec 11
  • GOP

    Veteran political consultant Pat Shortridge says he will run to be chairman of the Minnesota Republican Party, while former state representative Mike Osskopp is dropping out of the race. Shortridge has worked for numerous Republican …

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    21 Dec 11