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  • SnowShovel

    With a big winter storm approaching, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Doing so creates hazards …

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    20 Feb 13
  • RoadClosed

    The closure of highways around the region Monday night left dozens of people stranded away from home, including the girls basketball team from Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial. Gale-force winds and a dusting of snow combined …

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    20 Feb 13
  • PoliceInvestigation

    Authorities in Sibley County are stepping up patrols in childcare neighborhoods after a string of suspicious calls. A man pretending to work for Pampers has apparently called several daycare providers in the area asking about …

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    20 Feb 13
  • KimHutterer1

    A federal appeals court has upheld a New Prague woman’s 15-year sentence for threatening to kill two law enforcement officers. Kim Rolene Hutterer pleaded guilty in July 2011 to counts stemming from threats she made …

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    20 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The Minnesota House Transportation Policy Committee will be holding a hearing today (WED) concerning the expansion of Highway 14. This comes after business leaders and local government officials from around the area were in St. …

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    20 Feb 13
  • ClarkJohnson

    The local area’s newest State Representative was sworn in this (TUE) morning. Democrat Clark Johnson will serve District 19-A, which covers all of Nicollet County and parts of Blue Earth and Le Sueur Counties. Johnson …

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    20 Feb 13
  • WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS – 2/20/13

    SCHOOLS  OPENING  2  HOUR  LATE: BOLD + St. Mary’s in Bird Island Buffalo Lake/Hector/Stewart

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    20 Feb 13
  • split pea and ham soup

    1 cup split green peas1 cup peeled and diced potatoes1 large carrot, shredded1 large stalk celery, diced1 medium onion, chopped6 cups water1 tsp salt2 cups diced, baked hamdash of garlic powderdash of onion powder Cook …

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    19 Feb 13