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Highway 60 resurfacing project completed between Faribault and Kenyon

Striping on Highway 60 between the Straight River near Faribault and Huseth Avenue in Kenyon wrapped up earlier this month, marking the end of the road resurfacing project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This project replaced aging pavement, extended the lifespan of the hig

REPUBLICAN-EAGLE - 2017-11-23 15:39:00

Play the Daily News Mystery Shot Contest - Nov. 24

Take a look at this week's photo. Do you know what it is and where? If so, send an email to editor Suzanne Rook at srook@faribault.com or drop off your best guess with your name and phone number at our office at 514 Central Ave. by 5 p.m. Wednesday. We'll publish the names of those who guessed corre

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-25 00:00:00

Livestock judging win takes 4-H team to the Bluegrass State

For the first time since 2004, the Rice County 4-H General Livestock Judging team competed at the national level, this time in Louisville, Kentucky. A competition at the 2017 North American International Livestock Expo, the National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest included 35 teams that each represent

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-24 22:15:00

City clerk set to retire is asked to postpone her departure

Faribault City Clerk Carole Dillerud tried to retire, but the city needs her too much. Dillerud, who has served the city for the past five years, expressed her intent to retire by Dec. 1, but given the city will likely be introducing a new city administrator at the beginning of 2018, city staff aske

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-24 19:30:00

To avoid 'fatbergs,' keep grease, wipes out of sewer

When you're cooking that Thanksgiving turkey, it might be tempting to pour the extra grease down the drain. But there are some gargantuan-sized reasons to avoid that temptation. From London to Baltimore, horror stories about fatbergs - giant globs of fat and grease mixed with disposable wipes and ot

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-24 16:30:00

COURT REPORT: Assault by strangulation charged in 3 separate incidents

Two Rice County men were jailed this week after reports they strangled women they were involved with. A third man suspected of a similar crime earlier this month is now in Rice County Jail. In both Nov. 21 incidents, arguments turned physical, according to two separate criminal complaints filed this

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-25 03:45:00

Collection of crches from across the globe returns to Paradise

Now that Kathleen Putrah's crche collection exceeds 150 sets, she is focusing on sharing it with those close to her and with guests of the Paradise Center for the Arts. Putrah, who lives on Cannon Lake in Faribault, began collecting Nativity scenes when she traveled abroad with a friend years ago. "

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-24 23:00:00

Governor's veto an attempt to distract from legislative accomplishments

Recently the Minnesota Supreme Court gave its final thoughts on the battle over whether or not a governor can eliminate funding for the legislature, and I found them to be quite troubling. Basically the court declined to rule if Gov. Dayton's veto of funding for the Minnesota Legislature was unconst

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-24 22:08:00

Police believe drug use was a cause in the crash that killed a Coloma teen

Police believe drug use was a cause in the crash that killed a Coloma teen.{ } (File - MGN) Michigan State Police are investigating after a teen was killed in a crash on Red Arrow Highway. Troopers said Bridget Blogett, 20, Gobles, was headed west on Red Arrow Highway around 1:20 a.m. and crashed in

WWMT - 2017-11-24 16:24:26

People hit the streets for Twin Cities Turkey Trot 5K

BENTON HARBOR - Thanksgiving Day is usually spent with family and enough food to fill a table. About 380 people added a new feature to the holiday by taking part in the third annual Twin Cities Turkey Trot on Thursday, which began outside the Dwight P. Mitchell City Center Park. Among the runners w

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Mark III Grille & Bar gets service award

ST. JOSEPH - A Tex-Mex restaurant has been chosen as the winner of this year's Celebrated Service Award, sponsored by Celebration Cinema. Mark III Grille & Bar in Royalton Township was named the Benton Harbor/St. Joseph-area winner earlier this week. "We are so honored to be the winner of the 2018

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

LMC seeks Alumni Award nominations

BENTON TOWNSHIP - The Lake Michigan College Alumni Association Board of Directors is looking for alumni to honor. The organization is seeking nominations for its 2018 Alumni Awards for those who have attended Lake Michigan College or its predecessor, Benton Harbor Community College, and have earned

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Sleigh-bells will be ringing in Saint Joseph

WSBT 22 There's going to be a winter wonderland in Saint Joseph! Children will be able to pet live reindeer at the Silver Beach Carousel! The event will take place in Santa's Christmas Corral at the Shadowland Ballroom -- which is across from the Silver Beach Carousel. The reindeer will visit from 1

22 WSBT - 2017-11-24 08:57:17

Putting Michigan ahead of the rest

BENTON HARBOR - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer told a crowd of more than 60 in Benton Harbor Tuesday that she wants to make Michigan a top state it once was in terms of education and jobs. "There was a point in time when the public schools in Michigan were the finest around. And

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-23 11:00:00

Blossomland Learning Center gets royal treatment

BERRIEN SPRINGS - It wasn't your usual pageant Tuesday afternoon at the Blossomland Learning Center. While there were plenty of queens on hand, the emphasis was on qualities like teamwork, attitude and respect at the fifth annual Miss and Mr. Blossomland contest. Five young women competed for the Mi

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-23 11:00:00

Law enforcement to crack down on impaired driving

ST. JOSEPH - Ten people lost their lives on Michigan roads during the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday period. In an effort to make that number zero this year, local law enforcement agencies will enforce the Drive Sober Get Pulled Over campaign through Thanksgiving weekend and the coming weeks. "If we se

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-11-23 11:00:00

Brandon Steven's new restaurant gets a new mural

Famed west Wichita home holding an estate sale for the ages An estate sale at the well-known Steven family estate in Wichita is drawing huge crowds. The 8-acre property near Kellogg and Maize has a little bit of everything. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle) Aviation What is it like to


Southern Kansas is High Cotton

Roger Sewell slowed his pickup down on a rural section of Pratt County, next to a field gleaming white. "How's it look?" he said with a grin, then added this good field of cotton, to be stripped in coming weeks and eventually be turned into demin, was his. Just a few years ago, it was tougher to fin

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Shopping, wagon rides and street musicians part of Oxford's Christmas festival

A longtime holiday festival in small Sumner County town owes its beginnings to a resident who wanted her Wichita friends to visit the vintage Victorian home she'd purchased and the new business she'd opened in Oxford. This weekend marks the 41st year that Oxford - a town about 40 miles south of Wich


Want to be on the Board of Education? Here's your window.

Candidates for the Board of Education in seven Kay County School Districts file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2017. Cheryl Howard, Secretary of the Kay County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 6th. The Board of Education pos