Minnesota
  • StPeterStateHospital

    The state Human Services Department has released a report uncovering abuses of mentally-ill patients at the state security hospital in St. Peter. The report cites staff abuses of two patients, included isolating them for extended …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Crash

    A 20-year-old Alden man has died from the injuries he sustained in a car crash in Blue Earth County’s South Bend Township last Friday night. Daniel Stahl died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester after …

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    23 Dec 11
  • BankRobbery

    A bank in St. Peter was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning. The St. Peter Police Department says that the Wells Fargo Bank on South Minnesota Avenue was held up just before the bank opened at …

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    23 Dec 11
  • 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