2014 News The Area's Most Trusted News Source
  • Laws

    Getting caught engaging in prostitution or soliciting sex for pay will come with a higher cost to Minnesota offenders beginning this week. A new state law permits authorities to forfeit the cash that was used …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jul 13
  • Dollars

    A major credit rating agency has upgraded its outlook on Minnesota’s financial status from “negative” to “stable.” Minnesota Management and Budget announced Tuesday that Moody’s Investor Services bumped up the state’s standing. It doesn’t involve …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jul 13
  • RoadClosed

    The start of a major road construction project on Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle scheduled to get underway this week has been delayed by 2 weeks. The $5-million project is now set to …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jul 13
  • Pig

    A Japanese trade delegation is on a tour of southern Minnesota pork producers. The five-member delegation stopped in the Mankato area Tuesday and the buyers met with representatives of the Minnesota Pork Producers Association and …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jul 13
  • Fishing

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this week that you can now purchase hunting and fishing license on your smartphone. The ability to buy these licenses on the go like that actually began in …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jul 13
  • news-podcast1

    Morning News July 31 by knuj

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jul 13
  • Fire

    A resident of a St. Peter apartment complex was hospitalized early Monday morning after a fire broke out in her bedroom. The fire at Fairview Apartments on Nichols Court in St. Peter broke out at …

    Keep Reading >>

    30 Jul 13
  • Crash

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Hit & Run accident that occurred Monday afternoon in rural Renville County. It happened at around 3pm at the intersection of County Roads 11 and 24. Authorities …

    Keep Reading >>

    30 Jul 13