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Farming accident kills Minnesota man in Stearns County

A central Minnesota man was killed in a farming accident last Friday, according to a release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. The accident was reported around 3:30 p.m. at the 34000 block of 260th St. in Lake Henry Township, which is located southwest of St. Cloud and north/northeast of Wil


Minnesota House Made Famous in Several Films For Sale

It was a staple of not one, but two big films based here in Minnesota in the '90s, and now it's been listed for sale. I'm talking, of course, about the film, Grumpy Old Men. The blockbuster motion picture based here in Minnesota debuted in theatres around the country on Christmas Day 25 back in 1993


Minnesota farmers kick around big ideas to save small dairies

GREENWALD, Minn. – David Van Drehle, a dairy farmer 35 miles west of St. Cloud, took $11,000 out of savings to balance the books in 2018, and he doesn’t see how the business will get any better.


Tips for Minnesota drivers on new 'hands-free' cellphone law

Four words no one wants to hear: “We need to talk.” But that’s what the Minnesota Legislature has decreed for drivers who use cellphones. “Hands-free” rules go into effect Aug. 1, and drivers who ignore the law likely will find themselves chatting with a police officer.


Minnesota conservation officer may not have worn life jacket before fatal fall into lake

A state conservation officer who died after being thrown from a boat into an east-central Minnesota lake Friday may not have been wearing a life jacket, according to emergency dispatch audio of the incident.


Cremation becoming a more common option for many in Minnesota

The owner of a Minneapolis cemetery recently offered to give it to the city. Bill McReavy said he is losing money at Crystal Lake Cemetery, in part because the majority of Minnesotans are choosing cremation.


“ASK A TROOPER” by Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol

Question- Are drivers required to use turn signals when entering or exiting a roundabout? With a newly constructed roundabout very recently opened in town, I have not once observed a turn signal used. What is the law?


Boys now allowed to dance on Minnesota high school teams

(Reuters) - An organization that oversees high school sports in Minnesota has rescinded its rule preventing boys from joining their high schools’ competitive dance teams. The change announced on Friday night by the Minnesota State High School League followed a March 6 decision by the 8th U.S. Circui


'Grandchild in jail' scam dupes Minnesota grandparents out of $4,000 in Target gift cards

A pair of central Minnesota grandparents trying to help someone they thought was their granddaughter were duped out of $4,000 by a "grandchild in jail" phone scam. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, a grandparent in LeSauk Township, near Sartell, received a call on April 4 from someon


2 more Minnesota police departments using body cameras

Two more police departments in southern Minnesota are getting officers to wear body cameras. The Le Sueur City Council already has approved purchasing them and on Monday will hear public comment about how the cameras will be used. The Mankato Free Press reports the city's police department hopes to


Family: St. Paul Man, 74, ‘Lucky To Be Alive’ After Home Explosion

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – A family says their dad is lucky to be alive after an explosion rocked a St. Paul neighborhood. Mike Schultz, 74, went by “Sarge.” He suffered burns to most of his body Saturday as neighbors pulled him to safety. Now, his family is sending a message as the search for answers


SMSU BASEBALL: Minot State fends off SMSU rally to complete sweep

MINOT, N.D. – Minot State University held off a late Southwest Minnesota State rally to complete a three-game sweep with a 15-12 victory on Saturday afternoon in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball at Corbett Field.


Museum inquiry leads to DSU research project

The journey of life has many twists and turns. Before Ian Pula left his home in California to play football at Dakota State University, his father encouraged him to honor his Samoan heritage by getting a tattoo. The stylized pattern encircles his forearm like a wide cuff and represents his life jour


Chasing Our Tails finds home in Minneota, Tracy

MINNEOTA — A business owner, who withdrew from Marshall after resistance from neighbors of the property he intended to buy, will be setting up shop in Minneota and Tracy. Instead of building a pet treat production and packaging facility in the former County Fair supermarket building, Chasing Our Tai


Authorities respond to early morning fire in Toronto

TORONTO, S.D. - Authorities and fire crews responded to a house fire early this morning in Toronto. According to Deuel County Sheriff's Facebook page, the call came in around 4:10 a.m. Upon arrival, Toronto Fire Department found the house engulfed in flames.


No injuries from Toronto house fire Thursday

TORONTO, S.D. (KELO) -- There were no injuries from an early morning house fire in Toronto. The Deuel County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported at 4:10 a.m. and by the time the Toronto Fire Department arrived on scene the house was fully engulfed in flames. No one was inside the house when


Excess water causing problems for area sewer systems

LYON COUNTY — It looks like the rain and snow are finally letting up in the Marshall area, but now area communities are struggling to deal with the excess water swamping their sewer systems.


Hendricks: God should have a place in our Christian nation

An Argus Leader editorial reprinted in The Brookings Register (April 11, 2019), questioned the constitutionality of a bill signed into law by Gov. Kristi Noem requiring the prominent display of our nation’s motto, “In God We Trust,” in our public schools. The Argus Leader’s arguments in opposition t


Smart phone app to take measure of rural broadband

MARSHALL — People living in southwest Minnesota know about the challenges of getting a good Internet connection. But in order to help fix the problem, they might need to spread the word about it first. Lyon County officials said this week they’re encouraging people to use a free smart phone app that


SPRING PREVIEW: Minneota/Canby softball

MINNEOTA – Returning nearly all of its players from a season ago, the Minneota/Canby softball team will rely on that chemistry from a 2018 season that saw the team finish with a 13-7 record overall.