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  • Windy and Warm

    A lot of warmth and wind today around the area. The National Weather Service says we can expect mostly sunny skies today (Friday), with a high near 90. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to …

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    18 May 12
  • Robbery

    The FBI is looking for the woman who robbed a U.S. Bank in St. Cloud at about 3:43 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Police said a woman, approximately 30 to 40 years old, 5-feet-5-inches to 5-feet-8-inches tall and approximately …

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    18 May 12
  • Employment

    The state unemployment rate fell 0.2 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.1 percent last …

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    17 May 12
  • mercury

    If someone set out to find a major toxic hazard like mercury, they probably wouldn’t think to look on Craigslist. But that’s just where a citizen’s tip led the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). As …

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    17 May 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    Darek Jon Nelson now faces the possibility of life in prison if convicted in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Vinessa Lozano on January 13th in Montevideo. Chippewa County Attorney David Gilbertson says a grand jury returned an indictment …

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    17 May 12
  • delbert huber2

    Delbert Huber’s trial for the October 2011 killing of Timothy Richard Larson has been moved to September. In a court hearing Wednesday, The West Central Tribune reports the 81-year-old rural Paynesville man agreed to move …

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    17 May 12
  • Wright Co Public Health

    Wright County Public Health reports that pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, has been confirmed in 77 people since the beginning of the year. Officials say most of the diagnosed cases are in school age children but adults …

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    16 May 12
  • emergency lights

    A two-vehicle crash southeast of Bird Island sent two people to the hospital Monday evening. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle crash just after 5:30pm at the intersection of …

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    16 May 12