Minnesota News
  • Mark Vande Hei

    (Learfield News Service/Baikonur Khazakstan)  A Willmar woman is in Russia to watch her brother blast off for the International Space Station next week. Lisa Dawson is the sister of astronaut Mark Vande Hei, who lifts …

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    06 Sep 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Authorities are investigating an identity theft/fraud case that left a Hutchinson resident with a $1,500 charge on her credit card. Last week, the victim discovered that a cash advance of $1,500 had been put on …

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    05 Sep 17
  • School Bus

    (Learfield News Service/Various) A reminder as most Minnesota students head back to school today (Tuesday): fines have increased for drivers who fail to stop for school buses when its lights are flashing and the crossing …

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    05 Sep 17
  • Rep Dean Urdahl

    (Learfield News Service) Minnesota House lawmakers continue hearing pitches for projects seeking state bonding dollars as they make a two-day sweep today (Tuesday) and Wednesday through southeast Minnesota.  The commitee makes a couple stops in …

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    05 Sep 17
  • MPCA

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is issuing an air quality alert for southwest, western and central Minnesota, effective through 6 a.m. Saturday, September 2. The affected area includes Alexandria, Brainerd, Marshall, Ortonville, St. Cloud, and Worthington. Also impacted are …

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    01 Sep 17
  • Polaris

    (Learfield News Service/Medina, MN) Minnesota-based Polaris Industries is donating $200,000 to the Salvation Army for relief efforts in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. Polaris previously donated over 1.3 million dollars’ worth of off-road vehicles to the …

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    01 Sep 17
  • Prince

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prince didn’t have an orange crush — his half-sister says purple was his favorite color. Sharon Nelson says in a statement Thursday to The Associated Press that “contrary to what has …

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    01 Sep 17
  • Renville County Parks

    Most Renville County Parks have now reopened after being being shut down, due to flooding. As of yesterday (Thursday), the following parks are open: Birch Coulee County Park, Lake Allie County Park, Skalbekken County Park, …

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    01 Sep 17