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  • fire line do not cross

    The remains of a second child killed in a farmhouse fire in southwest Minnesota have been recovered. MNN reports two adults and other kids were able to get out from the home in Lucan Wednesday …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Nelson Mandela

    U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar calls Nelson Mandela’s life “a powerful affirmation of the human spirit.” The Minnesota Democrat issued a statement Thursday on the death of Mandela, the first black president of South Africa.  Mandela …

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    06 Dec 13
  • salt

    Winters in Minnesota bring ice and snow, and the application of de-icing materials to keep our pavement safe. But the chloride in road salt enters our surface waters and groundwater after snow melts. Once in …

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    05 Dec 13
  • Snowstorm

    The storm system that has blanketed parts of central and northern Minnesota with snow over the past several days is winding down and the Winter Storm Warning has been canceled. Forecasters with the National Weather …

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    05 Dec 13
  • Accident

    The driver of a semi was injured after he lost control on an icy stretch of Highway 4 south of Fairfax Wednesday afternoon. 43-year-old Jose Rodriquez of Sleepy Eye was taken to Fairfax Medical Center …

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    05 Dec 13
  • court

    The family of 28-year-old Andrew Burnett says that he was wearing a body safety harness attached to a lanyard when he fell approximately 60 feet to his death while working Oct. 27, 2012, at the …

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    05 Dec 13
  • Road Construction

    Highway 22 at Hanson Street in Litchfield is now reduced to a single lane of traffic. The closure was due to emergency water main line repair that began Tuesday afternoon.   MnDot officials say that portion …

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    04 Dec 13
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating the theft of nearly $3,000 in electronics that was taken from the Walmart last week. Authorities say an employee says a male wearing a green, orange, white, and black snowmobile jacket …

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    04 Dec 13