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1 dead, 2 injured after worker strikes power line in Faribault

A Waterville man is dead after being electrocuted Saturday afternoon in a construction accident in Faribault. Another worker was seriously injured. Eric Hunter, 42, of Waterville, was electrocuted while working on a new senior living apartment building in northwest Faribault, police said. Three work

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 04:07:00

One killed, another critically injured in construction accident

One man was killed and another was seriously injured Saturday afternoon, both electrocuted during a construction site accident. Emergency personnel responded to the site at 17th Street NW and Hulett Avenue near North Alexander Park about 3:25 p.m., finding two men in cardiac arrest. A third remained

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-01-21 02:23:00

Forecast: 9-13 inches of snow Monday in southern Minnesota

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Scott, Dakota, Rice, Goodhue, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Steele, Waseca and Blue Earth counties from 3 a.m. Monday to midnight Monday night. Total snow accumulations of 9 to 13 inches are expected. What - heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Travel will be very

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-01-20 23:43:00

North Mankato convenience store closes

NORTH MANKATO - The Cenex Expressway convenience store and gas station on Belgrade Avenue in North Mankato has closed. Windom-based Expressway bought the former Happy Dan's in 2012 and did extensive renovation, totaling about $150,000, before reopening it. Expressway has 16 other locations, mostly i

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-01-20 23:00:00

Faribault Emeralds win 6th straight Big 9 championship

Saturday was a test in patience for the Faribault Emeralds dance team. The Emeralds swept the high kick and jazz categories to earn the program its sixth straight overall conference championship and 18th in 21 total tries. Austin and Rochester Mayo followed behind in the overall leaderboard. The day

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-01-21 16:00:00

Prescott police: Battery suspect arrested during traffic stop

These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department Jan. 8-14. Dog bite A city employee was bitten by a dog at 9:20 a.m. Jan. 8 at 1267 Walnut St. A report was filed. Arrest Joshua M. Dreier, 23, Prescott, was arrested for domestic battery, OWI-first and operating with PAC after a traffi

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-01-21 02:00:01

Heavy snow expected to start tonight in Twin Cities; over half-foot possible

A looming winter storm is expected to arrive beginning late Sunday across a broad swath of southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities area, forecasters said Sunday. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Chanhassen issued an updated forecast calling for anywhere from a few inches to more than a ha

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 15:49:00

Faribault boasts five Minnesota Teacher of the Year nominees

No fewer than five of this year's 167 Minnesota Teacher of the Year nominees are Faribault-based educators. The candidates have accepted their nominations and completed the required materials to become eligible for the honor. The number of candidates this year is the third-most in the 54-year histor

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-01-21 14:30:00

Maryville woman charged with 21 counts of animal cruelty admits to neglecting pets

A Maryville woman is facing 21 charges of aggravated animal cruelty after admitting she knowingly abandoned numerous animals at her home, according to the Blount County Sheriff's Office. After turning herself in Friday evening, deputies say 43-year-old Amy Robertson admitted to leaving her home abo

WBIR - 2018-01-20 21:59:00

Hawkins man pleads to lesser offense

A Hawkins County man indicted for conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of crystal meth will plead to a lesser offense, cutting his presumptive federal prison term in half, to five years, according to court documents. In November 2016, Scottie Delph, 48, sold crystal meth to a Hawkins County S

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 03:57:00

Cosby woman seriously injured in single-car wreck

NEWPORT-Slick and icy roads led to the cause of a single-car accident that left a Cosby woman seriously injured on Thursday, Jan. 18. Cocke County sheriff deputies were dispatched to area of McGaha Chapel Road near Holly Tree Lane concerning a single-vehicle accident at 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.


Going to the Smokies during the government shutdown? Here's what you need to know

Subscribed, but don't have a login? What does the federal government shutdown mean for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? In a nutshell, some things will remain open and some will not, according to Dana Soehn, spokeswoman for the park. Roads, trails accessible, but no services "The park will r

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-20 15:50:37

Shooting incident leaves Knoxville man in critical condition

NEWPORT-The Cocke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that left one man seriously injured and other people facing charges on Thursday, Jan. 18. Cocke County sheriff deputies were dispatched to 650 Epley Road, concerning a shooting incident at 5 a.m. Upon arrival, Sgt. Max La


Regal holds large moving sale before relocating to S. Knoxville waterfront

People across East Tennessee came out to the Regal location in Halls to purchase things from movie theater seats to old movie memorabilia on Saturday. On Friday, the company said everything must go. Sure enough, hundreds came out to purchase most of what was offered at the moving sale. All proceed

WBIR - 2018-01-21 02:23:00

"You're the pretty girl at the party!"

BY: DUAY O'NEIL NPT Assistant Editor NEWPORT-Cocke County recently hosted three weekend visitors whose purpose was to examine local tourist venues and to see what sort of experience tourists have in Cocke County. Without identifying themselves they dined at local restaurants, stayed at a local bed-a


Suspect in Knoxville officer-involved shooting in jail after leaving hospital

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Ronnie Lucas Wilson, the man accused of shooting a Knoxville police officer last Thursday night, underwent his jail arraignment Friday morning. On Thursday, January 11, police responded to 5405 Washington Pike just after 8:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting near the Target

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 04:01:00

Man facing DWI charge in Raleigh I-40 wrong-way crash that killed 2

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Durham man was charged Sunday with DWI and death by vehicle in a fatal wrong-way crash that happened on Interstate 40 in Raleigh Thursday night, police said.CLICK TO VIEW LARGER PHOTOS OF THE SUSPECT AND CRASH SCENE Two people died and two others were injured in the crash th

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-21 21:36:16

3 teens killed in head-on Wake County crash, officials say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Three local teenagers died in a two-vehicle crash in Wake County early Sunday, officials said. The crash was reported just before 2 a.m. on Buffaloe Road near Forestville Road, North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper Christopher Knox said in a news release. The crash invol

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-21 22:18:34

One person found dead at Raleigh apartment fire

Officials found one person dead at a Raleigh apartment complex that caught fire Sunday morning, according to news reports. About 30 firefighters arrived at Summit Avent Ferry Apartments in Raleigh, near Lake Johnson, around 7:20 a.m. to battle the fire, which was quickly contained to one apartment

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-21 17:54:00

Man dies in apartment fire near NCSU

Raleigh, N.C. - One man died Sunday morning in an apartment fire near North Carolina State University, according to officials with the Raleigh Police Department. Around 7:30 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at an apartment complex located in the 1000 block of Avent Hill, located off Avent Ferr

WRAL - 2018-01-21 20:02:04