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  • Flu

    We’re nearing the peak season of flu in Minnesota, but activity remains fairly low. The state Health Department says there were no deaths and only eleven hospitalizations in the past week. No schools or nursing …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Fire

    Firefighters in Sleepy Eye responded to a house fire on Walnut Street Southwest Thursday evening. Smoke was billowing from the home of  Juliana Dominguez when members of the Sleepy Eye Fire Department arrived on the …

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    20 Jan 12
  • GOP

    Minnesota Republicans are striking some familiar themes for reshaping state government – and adding a few new ones to push in a legislative session that begins next week. Leaders of the House and Senate GOP …

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    20 Jan 12
  • YESTeam

    The Springfield High School YES Team recently collected around 400 pounds of outdated or tangled holiday lights for recycling. Bins had been placed at Tauer’s SuperValu and Running’s in Springfield, and students also brought their …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Highway14

    A Minnesota Department of Transportation independent consulting team met with local leaders and law enforcement officials on Wednesday concerning the stretch of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato. New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman was …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Fire-Forest

    An estimated 20 acres northeast of Hutchinson was blackened by a fire earlier this week. The dry, windy conditions on Monday turned a small debris fire into an inferno that raced along the edges of …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Fire

    A house fire in McLeod County Wednesday afternoon kept multiple area fire departments busy for several hours. The fire on Babcock Avenue south of Lester Prairie was reported at just after 3:30pm Wednesday. Fire departments …

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    20 Jan 12
  • MNDeptOfHealth

    State health officials are reporting a slight increase in reportable adverse events in Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers. The Minnesota Health Department’s Diane Rydrych says the total number of adverse events rose from 305 in …

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    19 Jan 12