Local News
  • McLeod County

    McLeod County is currently updating the McLeod County All Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The update will replace the County’s existing Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was adopted in 2008.  Officials say the purpose of the plan is …

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    12 Nov 13
  • Veterans Day

    The 2013 Veterans Day Program held at the Hutchinson High School Auditorium.

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    11 Nov 13
  • Kayaks

     A body believed to be the remains of a kayaker missing since June 22 was recovered from the Minnesota River near Judson on Saturday. The Journal of New Ulm reports the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office …

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    11 Nov 13
  • duck hunting

    Three duck hunters in Wright County were rescued after a conservation officer spotted them struggling in freezing water. Conservation Officer Rick Reller was checking waterfowl hunters this week on Swartout Lake.  He says he saw …

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    08 Nov 13
  • NYC Marathon

    The oldest finisher of the New York City Marathon, 86-year-old Joy Johnson, will be remembered at a funeral near her childhood home of Cologne, Minn., as a marvel of endurance and an inspiration to other …

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    08 Nov 13
  • Representative Alice Hausman

    The House Capital Investment Committee is in Litchfield and Hutchinson today (Friday). The committee is looking at projects throughout the state for possible inclusion in the 2013 Bonding Bill. The committee will travel to the …

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    08 Nov 13
  • bomb threat

    A bomb threat briefly closed the Willmar Walmart Thursday afternoon. Willmar Police say around 3 p.m. there was a report of a person calling, saying they believed there was a bomb in the store. KWLM …

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    08 Nov 13
  • resort

    The state’s legislative auditor has agreed to review the spending practices of state-sponsored agencies and organizations at conferences after a Litchfield resident, in confidence, approached local legislators with concerns. The local citizen contacted Sen. Scott …

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    07 Nov 13