Minnesota
  • dollar signs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s minimum wage will climb to $9.50 by 2016 and go up automatically in future years under legislation bound for Governor Mark Dayton’s signature. The state House gave final approval …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Apr 14
  • pills

    A 47-year-old Willmar woman was sentenced Monday to stayed prison time, seven years of probation, 365 days in jail, chemical dependency treatment and a $1,000 fine on a first-degree drug sale charge for selling more …

    Keep Reading >>

    11 Apr 14
  • Burning Restrictions

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will place burning restrictions over the central part of the state beginning April 14 because fire danger is expected to rapidly increase as winds pick up and snow continues …

    Keep Reading >>

    10 Apr 14
  • GRHS Bldg

    Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) recently cut $2.3 million in expenses from its budget, the equivalent of 46 full-time positions. The McLeod County Chronicle reports Chief Executive Officer Jon Braband said that last week. Braband …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Apr 14
  • Brok Junkermeier

    As expected, Brok Junkermeier was sentenced to life in prison this morning (Wednesday) for killing Lila Warwick last summer at her rural Willmar home. The West Central Tribune reports the 19-year-old Willmar man read his …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Apr 14
  • Brok Junkermeier

    Sentencing is scheduled today (Wednesday) for Brok Junkermeier, who pleaded guilty last week to first-degree premeditated murder in the slaying of Lila Warwick, a 79-year old grandmother and church volunteer from Willmar. The West Central …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Apr 14
  • Carver County

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) — The Carver County sheriff’s office says the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in a home in Waconia Township. Sheriff Jim Olson says no suspects are being …

    Keep Reading >>

    09 Apr 14
  • Grow Communities

    (HUTCHINSON, Minn.) Local farmer Eunice Howe has directed a $2,500 donation to the Hutchinson High School FFA. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help the group purchase supplies for its greenhouse and …

    Keep Reading >>

    07 Apr 14