Breaking News State & Local
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, MN – A day after expanding eligibility for the state’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – an executive action that will help tens of thousands more Minnesota households affected by the ongoing propane …

    Keep Reading >>

    06 Feb 14
  • Fatal Snowmobile Accident

    On Saturday afternoon, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a snowmobile verses truck accident at 13788 County Road 75 Northwest in Silver Creek Township. Authorities say the initial investigation indicates that a snowmobile …

    Keep Reading >>

    05 Feb 14
  • farm bill

    The U.S. Senate Tuesday afternoon passed a new five-year Farm Bill which now goes to President Obama for his signature.  MNN reports Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken both voted “yes”, as did Iowa …

    Keep Reading >>

    05 Feb 14
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A convicted level 3 predatory sex offender plans to move to Renville this Friday (Feb 7th). Jeffrey Lingl has previously lived in Bird Island and Olivia. Lingl is not wanted by police and has completed …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Feb 14
  • TC & W

    Authorities are investigating the derailment of four cars on a Twin Cities and Western Railroad freight train in southwestern Minnesota. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable says his office received a call around 3:00 p.m. Friday …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Feb 14
  • transporting propane

    On Friday afternoon, Governor Mark Dayton and members of the state’s Executive Council voted unanimously to extend Emergency Executive Order 14-02 for another 30 days. The order, initially issued by Governor Dayton on January 27, establishes a …

    Keep Reading >>

    01 Feb 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Monticello woman has died from injuries sustained in a January 18th crash with an ambulance in Wright County. Officials say 51-year-old Marilyn Paumen was driving an S-U-V that collided head-on with an Allina ambulance …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jan 14
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A Buffalo Lake man with previous drug convictions is in the Renville County jail after agents with a drug task force seized from a closet in his basement bedroom what they allege are the chemicals …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Jan 14