Minnesota
  • 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
  • Hennepin County Govt Center

    Authorities say a man who escaped from a Hennepin County Courtroom Thursday after being convicted of attempted second-degree murder was taken into custody early Friday morning. A $5,000 reward had been offered by the Hennepin …

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    19 Sep 14
  • mayor

    RICHMOND, Minn. (AP) — The former mayor of Richmond and ex-manager of the town’s amateur baseball team has been arrested on suspicion of stealing money from the team. WJON-AM reports 42-year-old Scott Kron (krohn) was …

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    19 Sep 14
  • MnDot Snowplow

     More than 90 snowplow operators are currently participating in an intensive training program to prepare them for the worst road conditions a typical Minnesota winter has to offer. The training session began Monday, Sept. 15, and runs …

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    18 Sep 14