Minnesota
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s central social service agency will conduct random screenings of child protection decisions made by county officials who receive allegations of abuse. The measure was announced Monday by Gov. Mark …

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    23 Sep 14
  • medals and ribbons

    A Willmar man accused of posing as a decorated U.S. Army Ranger and illegally possessing three weapons has a date in court this afternoon (Monday). KWLM reports 53-year-old Richard Rahn was arrested September 9th after …

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    22 Sep 14
  • culvert repair

    Starting today (Monday, September 22), motorists can expect brief delays on area highways as contractors make repairs to culverts during a series of projects that are expected be done by early November. The state Department …

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    22 Sep 14
  • High Speed Chase

    A 20-year-old Texas man was arrested after fleeing from a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Deputy in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The pursuit started on Highway 71 in northern Kandiyohi County at about 3am, reached …

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    22 Sep 14
  • frost on crops

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Early frost a week ago has some farmers in southern Minnesota worried about this fall’s harvest — which they were hoping to delay after a late spring thaw. The Mankato Free …

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    22 Sep 14
  • fire line do not cross

    Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has released the name of the man found inside a burning residence on the 400 Block of Franklin Ave NW in Watertown. He’s identified as 69-year-old David John Reuter of …

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    20 Sep 14
  • Pigeon Lake

    Islands in Pigeon Lake in Meeker County have been closed to public access following the discovery of virulent Newcastle Disease Virus (vNDV) in double-crested cormorants. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the decision when …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 6,100 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The August gains, combined with July figures that were revised from …

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    19 Sep 14