Featured News
  • fire marshal

    Authorities say an accidental gas leak caused a house explosion that killed a man last week in West-Central Minnesota. 64-year-old Daniel Rustad’s body was found in the rubble of the house explosion on shores of …

    Keep Reading >>

    05 Mar 12
  • fire marshal

    Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in the rubble of a house explosion on shores of Big Kandiyohi Lake. The victim is identified as 64-year-old Daniel Rustad from the …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Mar 12
  • fire marshal

    An unidentified body was found Tuesday in the remains of a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake that was destroyed by an explosion followed by a fire. The Blomkest Fire Department was called to respond to …

    Keep Reading >>

    01 Mar 12
  • IMAG0142

    Winter has finally arrived with a force in Minnesota.  Scores of schools canceled classes today (Wednesday) as the state is seeing its heaviest snowfall of the season.  As of 8am, Hutchinson had 5 1/2 inches …

    Keep Reading >>

    29 Feb 12
  • emergency lights

    A Glencoe woman is dead and a Silver Lake man is charged with killing her last week at her residence. 42-year-old David Muniz Bustos is charged with 2nd degree murder in the stabbing death of …

    Keep Reading >>

    27 Feb 12
  • Chase John Hodapp (1)

    A 20-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty to theft charges in Meeker County District Court this week. The West Central Tribune reports 20-year-old Chase John Hodapp pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges of theft in …

    Keep Reading >>

    24 Feb 12
  • Forgery

    A Gaylord contractor accused of forging documents and failing to pay a subcontractor is scheduled to be in court this week. Karl Richard Kuphal, of Kuphal Construction, has reportedly admitted to forging 2 bank lien …

    Keep Reading >>

    23 Feb 12
  • Minnesota_State_Legislative_Districts_Statewide

    Minnesota’s new legislative district maps would put 46 legislators in districts with other incumbents and create 23 open seats, but it’s unclear whether the map will change the partisan balance in the GOP-controlled Legislature. The …

    Keep Reading >>

    22 Feb 12