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  • Miguel Vasquez

    The murder trial for Miguel Vasquez of Springfield began today with the mental illness phase in which the defense had to prove Vasquez was mentally ill at the time he committed the crime. The defense …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The prosecution wrapped up their case and delivered closing remarks Tuesday afternoon in the murder trail for Miguel Vasquez. A short time later, Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty delivered a guilty verdict on …

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    01 Mar 17
  • handcuffs

    One suspect has been arrested in a Mankato armed robbery that took place recently, but police are asking for the public’s help in locating another suspect. Mankato authorities arrested 20-year-old Buay David Duol on Friday. …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Redwood County courthosue

    Redwood County Attorney Steven Collins presented a year-end report to the Redwood County Board recently. One area of concern is an increase in cases involving juveniles. Collins reported there was a 22 percent increase in …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Tony Cornish

    State Representative Tony Cornish of Vernon Center who is the chair of the House public safety committee has taken up a bill that would require criminals convicted of stalking or interfering with privacy to register …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Minnesota Valley Funeral Home

    Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm has named a new General Manager and hired a new Funderal Director. Eric Warmka is the new General Manager. Originally from Wells, Eric has worked in the funeral …

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    01 Mar 17
  • MURDERTRIAL

    State prosecutors called several forensic psychologist and psychiatrist to testify about 28-year-old Miguel Vasquez’s mental health in the on-going murder trial. Vasquez has been accused of murder in the death of Amber Lechuga of Springfield. …

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    28 Feb 17
  • Ambulance

    Due to a lack of emergency medical technicians, the Arlington Ambulance Committee discussed the idea of combining with the Gaylord Ambulance Service and leasing the Arlington Ambulance Service to the Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center. The …

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    28 Feb 17