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  • PlaneCropDuster

    A Clara City man was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after the airplane he was piloting crash-landed near Hanley Falls. The plane crash was reported at approximately 4:10pm. 47-year-old Bruce Orwick had been crop-dusting when his plane …

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    16 Aug 12
  • William Huisinga1

    A Willmar boy injured in a boating accident last Saturday near Lake Lillian suffered massive facial injuries, and is expected to need reconstructive surgery. 8-year-old William Huisinga was in critical condition this week after he …

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    16 Aug 12
  • GrainElevatorExplosion

    A Lamberton-area man underwent surgery this week after being severely burned in the August 6th explosion at the CHS grain bin in Tracy. Doug Timm suffered burns on 40% of his body when the elevator …

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    16 Aug 12
  • EmeraldAshBorer

    The state has confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation at the Fort Snelling Golf Club. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it’s the first new EAB infestation found in the state in 2012. The infestation …

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    16 Aug 12
  • SpottedWingDrosophila1

    A new fruit pest has been detected in the state. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says that the spotted wing drosophila came to the US from Asia in 2008 and has spread to several western …

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    16 Aug 12
  • DaytonDisapproves

    Governor Dayton is endorsing the need for Minnesota to toughen its anti-bullying law. Dayton received a report from his school bullying task force Wednesday, and endorsed the panel’s recommendation that Minnesota enact a stronger anti-bullying …

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    16 Aug 12
  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the US-Dakota War of 1862 in southern Minnesota, and numerous events are commemorating the conflict. In Brown County, new historical markers will be dedicated this weekend …

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    16 Aug 12
  • Fair

    It’s the last week of county fairs in the KNUJ area, with 3 more fairs now underway! There’s the Martin County Fair in Fairmont, the McLeod County Fair in Hutchinson, and the Renville County Fair …

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    16 Aug 12