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  • JesseSmithers

    An 18-year-old Saux Rapids man is expected to receive a 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to 2nd-degree murder for the death of an MSU-Mankato student last year. Jesse Smithers entered the guilty plea on …

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    11 Nov 13
  • PedestrianHit

    A Cleveland man was hit by a car and killed while walking down the middle of the road near the Mankato Regional Airport early Saturday morning. 21-year-old Travis Albright of Cleveland, Minnesota, was reportedly walking …

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    11 Nov 13
  • Crash

    One person was hospitalized following a car crash in Cottonwood County on Saturday. It happened at around 9:30am at the intersection of Highways 71 and 30. Twenty-three-year-old Ryan Brown of Lake Crystal was driving a …

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    11 Nov 13
  • StephenFritze

    A body was found in the Minnesota River west of Judson in Nicollet County late Saturday morning. The body was initially located at around 11:30am by a fisherman in a log jam on the river. …

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    11 Nov 13
  • CriminalSex

    A 70-year-old Sleepy Eye man is accused of having sexual contact with an underage girl. Marvel Ernie Harder is facing 4 felony charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Harder was charged last week in Brown …

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    11 Nov 13
  • Crops

    New estimates show the cold, wet spring and a summer drought failed to put a big dent in Minnesota’s corn harvest. The US Department of Agriculture projects Minnesota’s corn production this year at 1.33-billion bushels. …

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    11 Nov 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is again holding several blood drives around the area this week, including at several local schools. Blood collections start today (MON), with the Bloodmobile at the Lafayette Charter School from 1 …

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    11 Nov 13
  • FoodShelf

    New Ulm High School basketball players went house to house Friday afternoon for the New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf, and collected a total of 997 pounds of food and $75 in cash. Many other …

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    11 Nov 13