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  • Farm Bill

    The U-S House Thursday afternoon narrowly passed a Farm Bill that makes no changes to the federal food stamp program, avoiding a fight on that hot-button issue. MNN reports Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson, lead Democrat …

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    12 Jul 13
  • Forsman Farms

    Forsman Farms has proposed an expansion to its existing egg-laying facility in Wright County. As part of its responsibility to conduct environmental review of projects such as this, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has …

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    12 Jul 13
  • DougFlieth

    A long-time coach with the Sibley East School District is facing criminal charges after allegedly taking an “upskirt” picture with his cell phone of the stylist that was cutting his hair Saturday morning. The woman …

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    11 Jul 13
  • livestock feed

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a federal disaster declaration to provide assistance for Minnesota farmers hurt by the shortage of animal feed. The announcement comes after members of Congress urged the Department to …

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    11 Jul 13
  • resurfacing

    Motorists traveling on Highway 15 from Highway 212 to Denver Avenue in Hutchinson will experience delays as crews begin milling and bituminous paving today (Thursday, July 11th). The bituminous paving is being done in conjunction …

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    11 Jul 13
  • Noga Stephen

    The former staff member at a Hutchinson charter school accused of having sex with students was sentenced Tuesday in McLeod County Court. 29-year-old Stephen Michael Noga pleaded guilty to 2 counts of 3rd-degree criminal sexual …

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    10 Jul 13
  • Renville County Parks

        As of Tuesday, July 9, 2013, the following Renville County Parks arestill closed due to flooding until further notice: Mack Lake County ParkAnderson Lake County ParkSkalbekken County Park – West side of County Road …

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    10 Jul 13
  • Huey

    The Hutchinson City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved allowing a “Huey” helicopter to be placed in McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park. Local veterans had been asking the city to allow placing a Bell UH-1 Vietnam …

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    10 Jul 13