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Shooting In St. James Leaves One Female Dead, Another In Critical Condition

SAINT JAMES, MN-The St. James Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on the 1100 block of 1st Ave. S. Saturday night at 5:41 p.m.Authorities say one female victim is dead and her name is being withheld pending notification of family.Another female victim was airlifted

KEYC - 2018-06-17 17:33:33

"Looks like you found it!" Two woman face felony drug charges in Blue Earth County | Southern Minnesota News

Police say that Boettcher – without being asked – immediately stated that a glass methamphetamine pipe in the living room belonged to her. She also told police that anything inside a back bedroom was also hers. When officers located a black backpack in the room, Boettcher reportedly yelled, “looks


‘3 Sisters’ plan must raise $1M

Janie Hanson, a representative of Rural Renaissance, told the council she is comfortable with the stipulation of raising the $1 million, but the timing may be a problem.

SENTINEL - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Motocross track coming to southwest Minnesota

If repurposing an abandoned gravel pit stays on track, Dale Ackermann will host his first motocross race on his new dirt bike track and campground south of Lakefield in late summer or early fall.“I want to bring something to the community that (my friends and I) didn’t have (growing up),” said the 5


Four Lane Highway Expansion Bringing More Business to Mountain Lake

MOUNTAIN LAKE, Minn. - The four-lane Highway 60 expansion project between St. James and Windom is slated to be complete this fall, and it's already bringing more commerce to the Mountain Lake area.Work continues this summer on the final stretch between Mountain Lake and Windom."Then it will be four

KEYC - 2018-06-18 23:13:24

Truman legion baseball flattens Alden, 17-0

Jahnz started, striking out seven of the nine batters he faced in 2.2 innings of work. Schrunk came in midway through the third inning with the bases empty. He threw only one pitch to get out of the inning, and successfully worked his way through the fourth, giving up two walks but no runs.

SENTINEL - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Klisch receives stipend for helping out Watonwan County - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas

(Today's updates: 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m.) Cottonwood County commissioners recently approved a stipend for County Engineer Nick Klisch.


Ribbon cutting for new playground

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JOURNAL - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Meth, child abuse, Northwood stabbing and Thompson shooting: North Iowa crime and courts for June

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GLOBE GAZETTE - 2018-06-17 09:00:00

Local woman facing felony charge

Nicole Lynn Eisenmenger, 28, has been charged with possession of stolen property, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.


25 Years Ago: Flooding at Big Spirit Lake

Sioux City attorney John Mayne wears hip waders while helping his mother, Betty, around South Templar Park, where they took a canoe to see flooding at their cottage on the west shore of Big Spirit Lake.Sioux City Public Museum

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-06-17 15:00:00

Woman clocked at 106 mph arrested for OWI

ASHTON—The Osceola County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Ashley Ann Castro, 26, Lakefield, MN, about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, on a charge of second-offense operating while under the influence, an aggravated misdemeanor.


Man pleads not guilty to 10 pounds of pot

Jaime Vega Nunez, 40 of Forest City, is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and failure to use a drug tax stamp. Authorities say an investigation into drug distribution led them to search Nunez’ home on Bob Johnson Drive on May 17, where they say they found about 10 pounds of


Stephens, convicted in April, requests a new trial

An Iowa Falls man who was convicted in April of leaving the scene of a fatal crash is requesting a new trial.A juryfound Nikolas Stephens, 30, guiltyof striking 23-year-old Timothy Nussbaum with his pickup truck the night of Sept. 13, 2015. Nussbaum’s body wasfound in a ditchon the east side of High

IOWA FALLS TIMES-CITIZEN - 2018-06-17 19:38:00

City still awaits word on DNR grant - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas

(Today's updates: 9 a.m., noon, 3 p.m.)Windom officials are still waiting for word on the city's grant application for improvements at Island Park.The city of Windom has applied for a $150,000 matching grant that would allow the project to move forward. The project calls for tennis and pickleball co


Deal paying dividends for city, school

For each lot sold, the school district gets $10,000, which it will put toward vocational programs at the high school.


Teen facing felony theft charge

Eugene Kay Anthony Washington, 17, has been charged with theft and possession of stolen property.


Freedom 5K won’t be held

Tam Plumhoff, coordinator of MCBTYR, organized the first two Freedom 5Ks, which drew 100 and 200 entrants, respectively. In 2015, MCBTYR opted to turn the registrations and operations of the fundraiser over Color Dash, an Owatonna company that brought music, contests and colorful cornstarch to heigh


Search for Mankato woman still considered missing person case

MANKATO — Mankato authorities confirmed that Wendy Lynn Khan’s disappearance is still considered a missing person investigation rather than a criminal case Friday, a day after they called in the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to search her residence.Khan’s family reported her missing June 3. The 46


Windom EDA, developer look to add three spec homes - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas

At last week's meeting, the Windom Economic Development Authority discussed plans for three spec houses. Drew Hage, executive director of the EDA, said he is working with a developer on the project.