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The Minnesota State Patrol reported that one person was injured in an accident in Fairmont on Friday afternoon. A Buick driven by 26-year-old Lukas Krome and a Nissan driven by 57-year-old James Keithahn both of Fairmont, were travenling northbound on Highway 15. The Nissan had slowed to make a left


3 dead in north-central Minnesota shooting knew each other, Hubbard County officials say

NEVIS, Minn. —Law enforcement officials say the three people who died in a north-central Minnesota shooting that also left a deputy wounded, knew each other. Authorities had not yet determined a motive a Friday, Feb. 15, for the shooting that took place Thursday night in Nevis. The shooting led to a


Eagles dominate Fairmont in boys’ hockey

SLEEPY EYE — The New Ulm boys’ hockey team ended its regular season in fine fashion by beating the Fairmont Cardinals 11-1 in a Big South Conference game in Sleepy Eye. The Eagles (14-8-1) came out soaring, netting four goals in the first 17 minutes of the game to jump out to an early lead after the


Weekend snowfall could reach 6 inches in southwest Minnesota; less for the metro

Marshall, Mankato, Pipestone, Worthington, Albert Lea and surrounding areas of southwest and south-central Minnesota could wind up with some rather hefty snow totals from late Saturday night through Sunday.


Minnesota Woman Charged With Voter Fraud

Star Tribune reports that Zameahia J. Ismail was charged with voting twice. Ismail voted additionally in Minneapolis after being instructed to support Minneapolis City Council member Abdi Warsame.



MARSHALL – When Logan Sherman collected the puck on the Tigers’ side of the ice during the second overtime of the Section 3A quarterfinal against Fairmont, she thought about a lot of things as she headed up the ice.


Three Dead, Deputy Wounded in Northern Minnesota

Nevis, MN (Learfield News Service) - An officer-involved shooting that left three people dead and a deputy wounded is under investigation in the northern Minnesota city of Nevis.


St. Peter wrestling team has special night with pair of wins, milestones

In a special night of St. Peter wrestling, two juniors reached win milestone and three seniors received special recognition in their last home matches Friday. The Saints finished the night 2-0, defeating St. James 51-21 and Mankato East 41-37 to up to 11-5 overall and 4-1 in the Big South Conference


Minnesota felons ask lawmakers for voting rights restoration

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - Convicted Minnesota felons are asking state lawmakers to restore voting rights for previously incarcerated people, but a bill that’s moving in the House faces a roadblock in the Senate.


Jackson man faces charges related to vehicle break-ins

WINDOM — A Jackson man was charged this week in Cottonwood County District Court in relation to two vehicle break-ins that occured last weekend in Windom. According to court documents, Roberto Ruiz, 35, faces charges of first-degree damage to property, possession of burglary or theft tools and fifth


Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing

Watch: CNN's Don Lemon hosts a town hall with Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Monday at 10 p.m. ET. Washington (CNN)I'm sorry. Women say these two words all the time. Much, much more than men. And often for no real reason.


Column: Eagles look to extend winning streak to 3 games this week

When the New Ulm High School boys’ basketball team saw a double-digit halftime lead shrink away against Sibley East Friday night, it was deja vu for the Eagles. “The same thing happened to us in the game with Fairmont,” New Ulm coach Matt Hauge said. “We stopped attacking.”


Minnesota man's drunk-driving excuse? He wanted some McDonald's

Being "hangry" can make even the most mild-mannered of people irrational, and in one case in central Minnesota, make them break the law. That's what happened earlier this week in Stearns County, when local sheriff's deputies started tracking a drunk-driver on his way back from a McDonald's.


Minnesota has 2 of the 100 richest cities in America

Based on a report from Bloomberg, there are plenty of people in Orono and Medina backing up to the bank in Bentleys and Brinks trucks. That's a stretch, sort of, but the Bloomberg report (paywall site) does list the two suburbs west of Interstate 494 in its annual richest cities in America top 100 l


WATCH: When You Have Road Rage, But You’re ‘Minnesota Nice’

I gotta be honest, I'm definitely not above having the occasional fit of road rage. Mostly whenever I'm driving behind a slow car on 14-East. Or when I'm driving anywhere around the North Target parking lot. Don't get me started about my experiences being stuck in traffic on South Broadway.


Minnesota hospital alerts 2,000 patients of phishing scheme

Blue Earth, Minn.-based United Hospital District is notifying 2,143 patients about a June 2018 phishing scheme. A hospital employee's email account was compromised in a phishing attack June 10-27, 2018. After an investigation, the hospital determined Dec. 12 that the email account had contained pati


Fatal Deer Disease Found In Central Minnesota

(KNSI) - A fatal deer disease has been found in wild deer for the first time in Central Minnesota. Wildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a deer in Crow Wing County, marking the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corne


Welcome to Sleepy Eye, Truver family

Our new City Manager, Kelli Truver, her husband and their two small children arrived in Sleepy Eye early last week. She said they were greeted with a nice surprise. Bob Elston had cleaned the snow from their sidewalks and driveway. What a “Sleepy Eye nice” welcome, huh?


'How love prevails': North Iowa community grants man's last wish, marries longtime girlfriend

ALGONA | A North Iowa man received his dying wish at Kossuth Regional Health Center – to marry his girlfriend of more than 30 years. Greg Block, 61, of Livermore came to KRHC by ambulance, and was admitted to the hospital.


Emmet County Sheriff's Office find drugs, firearms after locating stolen truck

ESTHERVILLE, Iowa (KCAU) - An Estherville man was arrested on multiple charges after a deputy found a stolen pickup. Dustin Julich, 34, of Estherville, was with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver-methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance-heroin, t