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  • Blue Earth County

    Checks are being stolen from mailboxes in Blue Earth County. According to the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, the theft of the checks occurred between October 10-19. Several of the checks were altered with a …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Beth DuFrane

    The death of an elected official is hard enough for a small community. Now a new law means residents of the Sibley East School District will have to wait at least six months before they …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Mankato schools

    Two Mankato East students are facing felony criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on school grounds during a track meet this past spring. Seventeen-year-old Cornelius Ayers Jr., and 16-year-old Khalil …

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    22 Oct 15
  • tree_stand_safety

    More than 12,000 tree stands used for deer hunting are being recalled by a southern Minnesota company due to a fall hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the assembly cables on stands made by …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Sleepy Eye School

    The Sleepy Eye Public School received good news on a report on student performance on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment tests for 2015. Results indicated less of an achievement gap between students eligible for the Free …

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    22 Oct 15
  • ATV

    A public hearing was held at Tuesday’s Brown County Board meeting on a revision to the Brown County Park Ordinance Section 15 that allows snowmobiles, dirt bikes, ATVs or other off-road vehicles on county park …

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    21 Oct 15
  • Blue Earth County

    Blue Earth County will hold a public hearing and vote November 3 on whether to enact a countywide half-cent sales tax for transportation funding. The county has a $4.2 million gap in funding. A half-percent …

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    21 Oct 15
  • breast cancer ribbon

    According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the U-S with the exception of skin cancer. But millions of women are now surviving the disease partly due to early …

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    21 Oct 15