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Pickup Truck Hits Horse and Buggy in Minnesota, Killing 2
A pickup truck smashed into a horse and buggy near Avon, Minnesota, on Dec. 16, killing two. The single horse-drawn buggy had a 72-year-old male and a 66-year-old female inside when the crash occurred, and their identities were not revealed by the sheriff’s department, Fox9 reported.
Garth Brooks to hold press conference with Gov. Dayton
So it looks like Garth Brooks WON'T be in St. Paul on Monday morning, but he will be speaking to the media in Minnesota at 9 a.m. Complications with the country star's flight to the Twin Cities has prevented his journey to Minnesota, though he will still be joining Dayton for the presser, albeit via
Minnesota Vikings Wild Card, Playoff Odds: Updated
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings got back on track Sunday with an important win at home against the Miami Dolphins. The team (7-6-1 ) still has control over their own destiny, and can clinch a wild card playoff spot as early as next week, with some help from other teams.
Minnesota Is Home To The Country’s Most Underrated Snow Tubing Park And You’ll Want To Visit
Minnesota is famous for its long, snowy winters. But the chilly weather doesn’t mean we stop having fun. In fact, the winter season is when many Minnesotans have the most fun. One of our favorite activities is snow tubing. There’s one underrated spot in Minnesota that just might be one of the best s
Peta takes second at Spencer
SPENCER - A second-place finish by Jason Peta paced Estherville Lincoln Central to a ninth-place finish at the Austin Roberts Memorial Tournament in Spencer on Saturday. Peta was the only ELC wrestlers to make it to the championship round. He started the day by pinning Spencer's Dakota Amendt in 1:0
For Greff, curiosity sparked a career
Even though Ashley Greff did not grow up on a farm, she had access to her grandparents’ farm and it sparked a curiosity in her that has turned into a career. Growing up in Roland, Iowa, Greff was not very involved in agriculture as a child. She didn’t grow up on a farm doing chores every morning, bu
Prep roundup: Schugel shines as Eagles rout Fairmont, Eagle girls win
FAIRMONT — New Ulm defeated Fairmont 8-0 on Thursday in a Big South Conference boys’ hockey game. New Ulm’s goals were scored by Glavine Schugel, who scored four goals and AJ Arneson and Kyle Tauer, who each scored two goals. Schugel also had one assist, Josh Seidl had three assists, Shane Esser and
Iowa Families Seek More Action To Address Rotting Hog Smell
ESTHERVILLE, Iowa (AP) - Eight northwest Iowa families are fighting a company they blame for not doing enough to address the smell of dead, rotting hogs from a nearby rendering plant.
There’s Only One Remaining Old-Time Norwegian Bakery In All Of Minnesota And You Need To Visit
If you’ve spent any time in Minnesota, you know that lefse is a way of life in the Land of 10,000 Lakes – especially during holidays. You can always make it yourself, but sometimes life just gets too busy. That’s when you head out to Minnesota’s remaining old-fashioned Norwegian bakery. This little
Minnesota vs. Miami Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Sunday's NFL game
After two games on the road, Minnesota is heading back home. They will square off against Miami at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday. Miami will be strutting in after a victory while Minnesota will be stumbling in from a defeat.
Minnesota pedestrians, age 71 and 83, killed in separate incidents Wednesday
Two women were killed Wednesday in unrelated incidents. Both were pedestrians hit by a car. Darlene Norma Ulrich, 83, was walking in the parking lot of District One Hospital in Faribault about 1:30 p.m. when she was struck by a car that was rapidly backing out of a parking stall, according to Fariba
Downtown buildings evacuated following bomb threat
Two downtown buildings have been evacuated while Faribault Police wait for a bomb-sniffing dog to determine whether an emailed threat is real or a hoax. Police were called to the J. Scott Braden law office on Second Avenue NW shortly after noon Thursday following a threat emailed to someone working
Friday News, December 14th
(Le Mars) — The Le Mars Police Department has released additional information regarding the Iowa State Bank robbery that happened in Le Mars on Wednesday afternoon. A joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has resulted in two individuals being formally charged in that.
Workers protest outside Minnesota Amazon warehouse
Yesterday afternoon, Somali-American workers marched outside of Amazon’s Shakopee, Minnesota fulfillment center, chanting “hear our voice.” Estimates of the exact number of marches vary from source to source, but The Minneapolis Star Tribune puts it at around 100.
Ask a Conservation Officer: Bringing deer back to Minnesota for processing
Q: I deer hunt in Wisconsin, but I live in Minnesota. Can I bring my deer back to be processed?. A: The simple answer is no. Importation of Cervidae (deer, elk, moose, etc) from outside of the state is addressed in DNR Rule 6232.1990 which states the only hunter harvested parts that may be brought i
POPULAR American College Student from Minnesota stabbed to death in the Netherlands by a male suite-mate, whose name/ethnicity has not been released
A 21-year-old American woman studying abroad in the Netherlands was stabbed to death by her male suite-mate who had allegedly harassed her in the past, according multiple to reports. Sarah Papenheim, who was from Andover, MN, moved to the Netherlands two years ago to study psychology at Erasmus Univ
Southern Minnesota Woman Surprised with Trip of a Lifetime
Family and friends gathered at Profinium in Truman for the surprise of a lifetime Thursday morning. "So we are sending you, your husband John and your daughter Ainsley to Paris for five days and four nights," members of Profinium said.
Falcons witness the Big 9's depth in loss to Mayo
The Rochester Mayo Spartans were winless entering the night, albeit against perhaps the toughest schedule in the state to date. Without its lone senior leader Abby Van Ryn, Faribault (1-5, 1-4 Big 9) was unable to shake off a slow start in Friday's 56-17 home loss to Mayo (1-5, 1-4 Big 9).
Estherville Police looking for suspect of sexual assault
ESTHERVILLE, Iowa (KCAU) - A Siouxland police department is asking for the public's help to find a suspect of sexual assault. The Estherville Police Department said in a release that David Clinton, 24, of Superior, is wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. The warrants are for two charges of third-d
Mobile home fire results in substantial damage, minor injuries
A man trying to thaw a frozen water line is believed to have caused a fire at a Faribault mobile home Tuesday morning. Moderate smoke was coming from the home when Faribault fire fighters arrived at the mobile home at 1407 Hullet Ave. in the Cannon River Trailer Park about 11:15 a.m.