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  • ChalkOutline

    A 52-year-old Shakopee man was found dead in the snow this week, but authorities say that foul play is not suspected. Investigator say that it appears to have been an accidental death due to intoxication. …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Crash

    A Lester Prairie woman was injured in a car crash in McLeod County Wednesday afternoon. A 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 27-year-old Ashley Ardolf was driving eastbound on Highway 7 near Major Avenue east …

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    13 Dec 12
  • CheckFraud2

    A southern Minnesota accountant has been accused of stealing nearly half-a-million-dollars in order to build himself a lake home and pay off car loans. 39-year-old Ronald Schaeffer of Faribault allegedly wrote 127 phony checks to …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Meth

    A Brownton man faces felony drug charges after methamphetamine was allegedly found in his possession. A police officer on patrol in the area of Ranch Avenue Southeast in Hutchinson had discovered a vehicle parked near …

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    13 Dec 12
  • SchoolBus

    A Blue Earth Area school bus driver accused of slapping a 6-year-old boy has reportedly reached an agreement with prosecutors. 72-year-old Jane Brooks of Blue Earth was facing up to 90 days in jail on …

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    13 Dec 12
  • MichaelBrodkorb1

    A committee of the Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate is meeting this (THU) afternoon to approve paying an additional $90,000 in legal bills surrounding the Michael Brodkorb case. The ex-staffer sued the state Senate, claiming gender discrimination …

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    13 Dec 12
  • CharlieZelle

    Governor Dayton has named the head of Jefferson Bus Lines as the new commissioner of the state Transportation Department. Charlie Zelle will take over in January for Tom Sorel, who is heading into a new …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Nativity

    The 27th season of the Springfield Nativity Pageant takes place this weekend. The annual show features a cast of hundreds along with live animals and a real baby as the newborn Jesus. This year the …

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    13 Dec 12