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  • SleepyEye

    Discussions continue in Sleepy Eye about the possible building of an event center.  Mayor Jim Broich says there is a lot of discussion but nothing has been decided yet.  Broich said the committee has come …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Fire

    A number of field and grass fires have broken out in the past couple of days.  A fire was reported in the area of McLeod County Road 7 and Vale Avenue southwest of Hutchinson Wednesday …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Police lights

    A Mankato man was sentenced on two felonies stemming from a drug sale and a high-speed chase in New Ulm earlier this year.  Justin Geiger was sentenced in Brown County District Court to 10 years …

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    16 Oct 15
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    A new Sleepy Eye councilor has been appointed to fill a vacant seat.  By a unanimous vote Tuesday evening, the council appointed Lori Hirschboeck to fill a seat vacated by the late Judy Beech.  Hirschboeck …

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    15 Oct 15
  • State security hospital

    A man being held at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter has been charged after allegedly assaulting a staff member.  Tyrone Ward, Jr. was receiving an injection when blood came out of the needle …

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    15 Oct 15
  • FallColors

    Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule takes effect today (Thursday) which prevents a homeowner’s utility service from being shut off as long as they work out a payment plan with their gas or electric supplier.  State Commerce …

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    15 Oct 15
  • Police lights

    Two people were injured Thursday afternoon when a combine and pickup collided on Highway 14 just east of Brown County Road 1 near Springfield.  The Minnesota State Patrol says a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup driven …

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    15 Oct 15
  • arrestw

    Four men have been charged in a prostitution sting in New Ulm this past weekend.  Sambo Min of Bothell, Washington, Sasenarine Ghamandy of Prior Lake, Mario Arroyo, Jr. of LeCenter and John Douchette of Madelia …

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    15 Oct 15