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  • XcelEnergy (1)

    Xcel Energy is asking for a more than 10% increase in electric rates. The utility says it needs $285-million in extra revenue to pay for investments in nuclear power plants and a stronger grid. Xcel …

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    03 Nov 12
  • Winthrop

    The Winthrop Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual banquet this (SAT) evening. It begins with a social hour at 5pm at Tanker Bay, followed by the banquet at 6 along with a silent …

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    03 Nov 12
  • PaulWickenhauser

    Four felony charges of criminal vehicular operation were filed Thursday against a 21-year-old Cokato man already facing multiple counts of criminal vehicular homicide for a triple-fatality car crash near Willmar in August. The additional charges …

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    02 Nov 12
  • MinneconPark

    A Lafayette teen was injured in a rollover accident in a park in New Ulm late Thursday morning. 17-year-old Riley Hoffmann was reportedly driving a Chevy Blazer too fast in Minnecon Park and he lost …

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    02 Nov 12
  • Burglary1

    The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating break-ins at multiple bars around the county. Authorities say that the bar in Good Thunder and the Municipal Bar in Mapleton were both broken into overnight Wednesday …

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    02 Nov 12
  • Drought

    It was a colder than normal October. Assistant State Climatologist Pete Boulay says the month ended nearly two-degrees below normal. As for precipitation, some areas of Minnesota received some badly needed rain last month. But …

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    02 Nov 12
  • MNStatePatrolSquad

    The Minnesota State Patrol is conducting a statewide saturation on Highway 169 today (FRI). Troopers in the St. Peter and Mankato areas will be working with other districts to conduct high-visibility patrols during the high-traffic …

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    02 Nov 12
  • Detour

    A detour was being put into place on a portion of Highway 22 beginning today (FRI) while crews work on stabilizing the bank of the Le Sueur River. The work is getting underway sooner than …

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    02 Nov 12