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  • Oktoberfest

    The City of New Ulm celebrates the first week of Oktoberfest this weekend. Highlights include live music downtown and at the Holiday Inn, Hermann’s Run in The morning, the German-American Day Parade Saturday at 11am, …

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    29 Sep 11
  • GasLeak

    Workers planting trees forced the evacuation of Mankato East Junior and Senior High School Wednesday after striking a gas main. Officials say it happened as a tree planting company was working on the grounds the …

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    29 Sep 11
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A Fairmont woman has been sentenced to a year in jail for sharing her painkillers with a friend who then died of an overdose. 33-year-old Tamara Lynn Hill pleaded guilty last month to third-degree murder …

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    29 Sep 11
  • Hearing for criminal sex pastor

    A hearing on a motion to suppress statements a former rural Gibbon pastor made to police will be held Thursday. David Radtke was arrested in Dodge County, Wisconsin and charged with two counts of criminal …

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    28 Sep 11
  • StPeter

    Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter is having a big year as they celebrate their 150th anniversary. Assistant to the President for Special Projects Barb Larson Taylor says many special activities will coincide with already scheduled …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Homecoming

    Several more area schools are celebrating homecoming this week. A few have crowned new homecoming royalty. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Queen is Natalie Schwartz and King is Jake Lilleoden. The Knights will play Buffalo Hector/Stewart …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Highway141

    The Nicollet County Board voted to move forward as planned with the Highway 14 expansion project, despite the fact that the project is six million dollars over budget. The Minnesota Department of Transportation needed Nicollet …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Deputy sued in Kasota killing

    A federal wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Le Sueur County sheriff’s deputy who shot a man to death outside a Kasota apartment building in 2009. The lawsuit was filed by Mark Heilman, …

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    28 Sep 11