Featured News
  • Bomb Threat

    A 15-year-old New Prague High School sophomore has been arrested after a bomb threat evacuated the school on Thursday. School staff called police after a note was found in the bathroom that said there was a bomb …

    Keep Reading >>

    15 Feb 13
  • Minnesota Department of Health

    Nine more people have died from the flu in Minnesota, bringing the total number of deaths from the influenza virus this season to 136. Each week, the Minnesota Department of Health releases new statistics about …

    Keep Reading >>

    15 Feb 13
  • court

    A District Court jury Tuesday found 29-year-old Michael Jon Underland of Bird Island guilty of second- and third-degree assault for stabbing a man in the abdomen in February 2012 at a rural Spicer residence. The …

    Keep Reading >>

    14 Feb 13
  • Dog and Cat

    Hutchinson City officials are in the process of drafting an ordinance amending the city code regarding animals. The most contentious proposal discussed at last night’s city council meeting was limiting the number of dogs and cats …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Feb 13
  • thin ice on river

    Three men from the Twin Cities were able to walk to shore after their vehicle broke through the ice early Tuesday morning on Lake Koronis near Paynesville. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a St. …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Feb 13
  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    Authorities say an Olivia man that was found in a burned apartment died of natural causes and not from the fire. On Thursday February 7, 2013 a fire was reported at the Westcourt Apartments located …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Feb 13
  • Fire

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire Tuesday morning at a Carver County dairy farm that killed around 70 calves and13 cows.      MNN reports Belle Plaine Fire Chief Todd Otto saying they …

    Keep Reading >>

    13 Feb 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A Paynesville man died in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night north of Paynesville. Stearns County authorities say 45-year-old Darrin John Schaefer was taken to the Paynesville Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Stearns County …

    Keep Reading >>

    12 Feb 13