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  • JacobFriedrichs

    The man who was the object of several manhunts in Blue Earth County while he evaded custody for several weeks made an appearance in court Tuesday. 31-year-old Jacob Friedrichs was eventually found at his girlfriend’s …

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    08 Aug 13
  • dv563013

    A Mankato man is facing multiple criminal charges after allegedly fleeing from a hospital he was a patient at prior to being discharged. Authorities say that 35-year-old Michael Lee Larson had active warrants out for …

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    08 Aug 13
  • Bull

    A rodeo bull that got loose at the Dakota County Fair on Wednesday injured several people, including a woman who was airlifted to a hospital and a sheriff’s deputy who shot the beast before he …

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    08 Aug 13
  • FairRides

    The Nicollet County Fair got underway on Wednesday in St. Peter, but there was one thing missing: the carnival rides. Crescent City Amusements from Louisiana was a no-show when the fair got started, but replacement …

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    08 Aug 13
  • Farmfest

    Farmfest is underway, and it was announced on Tuesday that the annual agricultural expo has been sold to the American Farm Bureau. The Farm Bureau purchased Farmfest from IdeaAg, along with four other farm trade …

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    08 Aug 13
  • MNLegislature

    Governor Dayton is hoping that lawmakers will agree to a quick special session for after Labor Day to approve disaster assistance. But Dayton said Tuesday that he won’t open the door to other initiatives that …

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    08 Aug 13
  • AaronMiller

    An Army veteran and political newcomer is joining the Republican race to challenge US Representative Tim Walz in southern Minnesota. Aaron Miller was kicking off his campaign Tuesday with events in Rochester and Mankato. Miller …

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    08 Aug 13
  • ClosedSign

    A long-time New Ulm business closed it’s doors for good this week. Tires Plus on South Broadway in New Ulm closed after nearly 20 years in business. The shop was owned by the Farmers Co-op …

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    08 Aug 13