Minnesota News
  • buffer strip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and other officials are thanking farmers and landowners for their high rate of compliance with the state’s buffer strip law. The 2015 legislation requires buffers of perennial …

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    31 Oct 17
  • court

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Three heirs of Prince are asking a judge to remove the company that is managing his estate. The late music superstar’s half siblings Sharon, Norrine and John R. Nelson filed a …

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    31 Oct 17
  • MN State Patrol

    A Minnetonka man died yesterday afternoon (Sunday) in a head-on crash in Minnestrista. The State Patrol says 44-year-old Jean Claude Paquier Wishard died at the scene. The Patrol says Wishard was driving east on Highway …

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    30 Oct 17
  • Emergency

    ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a farmer died in central Minnesota after he was run over by the plow his tractor was pulling. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found the man’s body …

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    30 Oct 17
  • shoveling snow

    Wintry weather has arrived. The National Weather service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until noon today for Portions of central Minnesota and east central Minnesota. The forecast for this area today (Friday) says there …

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    27 Oct 17
  • Court Ruling

    (Learfield News Service/Watkins, MN) — A man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a five-year-old Watkins girl is pleading not guilty. Zachary Anderson was arrested in August of last year. Police say the defendant pointed …

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    27 Oct 17
  • Thelen-Liebl

    WILLMAR — The board of directors of the Barn Theatre announced Thursday in a news release that Executive Director Zack Thelen-Liebl has resigned effective Oct. 31. The West Central Tribune reports he decided to resign …

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    27 Oct 17
  • Wright County Sheriff

    The victim’s name in Wednesday morning’s construction fatality in Delano has been released. Fifty-five-year-old Jacqueline Jill Brueggemeier of Biscay died at the scene. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says she was driving a dump truck …

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    27 Oct 17