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  • Crash

    A 18-year-old from Hutchinson man was cited for failure to yield a left turn after a two-vehicle crash in Hutchinson Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say Joseph McCormick had a green light and was turning south onto South Grade …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Stranded Motorists

    Governor Mark Dayton has issued a retroactive executive order authorizing the use of a National Guard Armory in Olivia in RenvilleCounty as shelter after some stranded motorists had to stay there during Sunday night’s blizzard. Dayton’s office …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Budget-and-Levy

    The city of Hutchinson held their “Truth in Taxation” public hearing Tuesday evening.       The hearings are a formality required by the state aimed atinforming the public on how the process works and how much …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Road Salt

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to drive according to conditions. Heavy snow compaction and ice from the weekend snowfall are making travel difficult. MnDOT urges drivers to be patient. Plows are currently working …

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    11 Dec 12
  • Shoveling Snow

    Students and staff at New Prague Area Schools are mourning the death of a popular teacher and coach. Fifty-four-year-old Matt Shetka died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow at his home. The district says …

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    11 Dec 12
  • snowy highway

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have opened highways in west-central and southwestern Minnesota. Motorists should reference www.511mn.org or call 511, forthe most up to date road closure status. Highways still closed include: …

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    10 Dec 12
  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    A fire at a house at 11050 Shag Road in rural New Ulm Saturday claimed the life of the woman living there. According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, the body of 79-year-old Dorothy Nichols was found …

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    10 Dec 12
  • Fatal Crash

    A Prior Lake man is dead after a head-on crash near Delano early Friday evening. 24-year-old Nathan Lindmeyer died at the scene. According to the State Patrol, Lindmeyer was driving on Highway 12 when he lost control and …

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    10 Dec 12