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  • New Ulm Public Schools

    New Ulm Public Schools awarded contracts Wednesday for the first round of construction on the new high school. Nine contracts totaling over $11 million dollars were awarded to companies for concrete, metal fabrications, elevators and …

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    07 May 15
  • Paul Torkelson

    Governor Mark Dayton continues pushing for buffer zones around Minnesota’s lakes and rivers to reduce runoff, despite reluctance from some farm groups. Republican Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska says while something needs to be done, …

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    07 May 15
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    07 May 15
  • GASOLINE

    Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota continue to be on the rise. Prices have risen 9.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.46 per gallon according to GasBuddy.com. This compares to the national …

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    06 May 15
  • corn seedling

    Near perfect weather and ideal soil conditions allowed many producers to finish their corn planting and move directly to planting soybeans. As of Monday it was estimated that 90 to 95 percent of the 2015 …

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    06 May 15
  • jennieologo

    The Faribault Jennie-O Turkey store announced it will lay off 233 employees at its processing plant because the avian flu has cut the turkey supply. In a statement the processor said the plant will switch …

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    06 May 15
  • MinnesotaRiver

    The search for a missing Le Sueur woman continues. Moriah Zwart sent missing early Friday morning. Boats have been search along the Minnesota River in Le Sueur for the past five days. Six county agencies …

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    06 May 15
  • flashing stop sign

    Brown County Highway Engineer Wayne Stevens reported to the Brown County Board of Commissioners Tuesday at the intersections of Highway 4 and County Road 9 north of Sleepy Eye will get flashing lights installed on …

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    06 May 15