2014 Local The Area's Most Trusted News Source
  • crash investigation

    A 16-year-old Waconia girl died from her injuries in a rollover crash Thursday in Blue Earth County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, an SUV driven by 16-year-old Alexis Kretsch was northbound on Highway 196 …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Jul 15
  • heat_graphic

    (MNN) The heat and humidity are back. HCMC Dr. Douglas Brunette says young kids and the elderly are most at-risk for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. He says on days like this, drink plenty of …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Jul 15
  • Hunter Boutain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake has died. In a statement issued through the University of Minnesota Medical Center, the family of Hunter …

    Keep Reading >>

    10 Jul 15
  • haze

    UNDATED (AP) — Hazy conditions across the West are in part due to large wildfires raging across Canada, blazes fueled by the same hot, dry conditions that have sparked fires in the United States. The …

    Keep Reading >>

    10 Jul 15
  • Commerce Commissioner Penny Pritzker

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says 12 communities across the U.S. will receive special attention and access for federal funding to help attract manufacturing companies and create jobs. Pritzker made …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Jul 15
  • usda logo

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top veterinary official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture says more money, surveillance and farm security is needed to fight off a possible return of bird flu this fall. …

    Keep Reading >>

    08 Jul 15
  • court

    CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnetonka man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of an Eden Prairie woman who was thrown from a boat on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. …

    Keep Reading >>

    08 Jul 15
  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    The RS Fiber Cooperative fiber optic broadband initiative will officially break ground on the project this Wednesday, July 8, in Sibley County. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Wednesday morning at 9:00 am along Sibley …

    Keep Reading >>

    07 Jul 15