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  • Arson

    A 16-year-old girl from rural Amboy was charged with 4 felony counts of arson on Monday in Blue Earth County Court. Amanda Rae Ristau is accused of starting a pair of fires Sunday evening on …

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    04 Oct 11
  • redflagfire

    Burning bans continue in numerous local-area counties as conditions remain dry, and a Red Flag fire danger warning is now effect for much of the region. National Weather Service forecaster Byron Paulson says all the …

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    04 Oct 11
  • SpecialElection

    A primary election is being held in Watonwan County today (TUE) to fill a vacant county board seat. The First District Watonwan County Board seat is open following the death of Commissioner Dwayne Krenz. The …

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    04 Oct 11
  • BurnBan

    Burning bans continue in several local-area counties as conditions remain dry. Blue Earth, Renville and Watonwan Counties all enacted burning bans this week. Other southern Minnesota counties with burning bans in place include Brown, Redwood, …

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    04 Oct 11
  • FieldFire

    A combination of dry crops and the wind is being blamed for helping spread at least 5 separate fires in a field near Le Sueur on Monday. The fires occurred on the farm of Bradley …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Truman Sued In Federal Court

    The US Justice Department is suing the City of Truman for not giving a police officer his full-time job back after he served overseas in the military. The lawsuit was filed Friday on behalf of …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Vote2

    The GFW School District today (TUE) holds the first in a series of public meetings concerning an upcoming levy referendum vote. GFW is asking voters to basically extend and increase it’s current operating referendum this …

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    04 Oct 11
  • PhoneScam2

    Residents of Blue Earth County have been scammed out of thousands of dollars over the phone in recent days. In the first case, a woman received a call from someone claiming to be Canadian law …

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    04 Oct 11