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COURT REPORTS: Faribault prison inmates seriously injured in pair of late 2017 attacks

Two men serving time at MCF-Faribault were charged this week with seriously injuring other prisoners in two separate late 2017 assaults.In the most serious of the two, a Rush City man is suspected of using a homemade shiv to attack another prisoner, nearly cutting of his right ear.Aaron Michael Elle

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 22:15:00

CHIEF KEITH HILLER: How body cameras change community policing

The evolution of law enforcement has been profound over the last 30 years. The technology, equipment, and education have exploded. Our community expects police services to be delivered at a professional level — nothing short of excellence.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 17:00:00

Former Brown Printing plant in Waseca sold to group that includes Drummer's

Quad Graphics announced last December that it was closing the printing plant in Waseca. A group, including Mankato investors, recently purchased the property for $4 million. File photo

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-07-19 20:25:00

Say what? Street Talk returns to Faribault for Rice County Fair

Street Talk will play Saturday at the Rice County Fair. Band members from left, Aaron Fitzgerald, Jason Craig, Paige Moon-Peterson, Marcus Padilla, Gene Schott, Scott Amundson. (Photo submitted by Aaron Fitzgerald)

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-18 20:19:00

Three charged after found with stolen truck

WASECA — Three people, including two Owatonnans, were charged after they were found with a stolen truck.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 18:48:00

Owatonna man stopped, drugs found

Abdul-Zahir was stopped around 3 p.m. July 14 by a conservation officer in Nicollet County after he was observed driving at various speeds and over the fog line, the criminal complaint said. The officer could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the minivan. As additional officers arrived, Abdul-

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 18:46:00

Rice County Farm Bureau donates money, books to Faribault schools

Left to right: Directors Gary Rock, Pat Brown, Jim Sam, Orville Wegner; Bernt Halvorson, agricultural science teacher; Farm Bureau President Randy Hanson and Director Craig Keller. (Photo courtesy Mary Jo Schoenfeld)

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 18:55:00

Owatonna man charged in Waseca County residential burglary

WASECA — Macros Anthony Trevino, 26, Owatonna, was charged after a residential burglary on 390th Avenue on July 10.The homeowner called the Waseca County Sheriff’s Office after coming home from work and finding a door to the garage forced open, the criminal complaint said. An officer found a shoe pr

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 18:58:00

Boy's body recovered from Dodge County pond

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POST-BULLETIN - 2018-07-18 16:53:38

Local Suds: 5 Minnesota beers to drink in July | City Pages

The spirit of collaboration has always been a hallmark of the Minnesota beer scene. In this state, no brewery is an island, not even Beaver Island. In recent years, we’ve seen standout collaboration beers from Surly/Dangerous Man and Barrel Theory/Lupulin, among others, but most amazing is how beer

CITY PAGES - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

Faribault Golden Eagles win games and have fun doing it

The pitcher is equipped more like a catcher and the catcher more like a pitcher. There’s an inflatable rubber doughnut in the dugout and more than the usual nine players roam the field on defense.This is Southern Minnesota Senior Softball League action. It’s a little wacky and a lot of fun.A crash c

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-19 01:30:00

Fire at Post shuts down Hwy. 19 Wednesday morning

Part of Hwy. 19 in Northfield was closed for a short period Wednesday morning as local firefighters dealt with an incident at Post Consumer Brands.According to Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Service Chief Gerry Franek, an equipment fire in one of the Post buildings caused minimal damage. He said th

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-18 19:35:00

Body of 7-year-old found in Naylor Pond

Buy NowEmergency personnel respond to the scene after 7-year-old Gabriel Kuhlman was reported missing at Naylor Pond Tuesday, July 17, 2018, northwest of Dodge Center in rural Dodge County. According to a press release from the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, divers found the boy's body in a deeper p


Faribault rebounds to split doubleheader with New Ulm

Mitch Nelson, seen earlier this season against Totino Grace, was 1-for-3 with a run in Faribault's game one loss to New Ulm Monday. (Jacob Swanson/Faribault Daily News)By JACOB SWANSON jswanson@faribault.com


$5,000 reward for information on arson investigation offered

A $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification of those responsible for a fire and theft south of Faribault is being offered.The suspect(s) stole tools from an enclosed trailer and set the trailer, located in the 3000 block of 260th St. West on fire. The location was at a cell phone t


Fiber line cut causes Jaguar internet and phones to go down

A fiber line cut accidentally during the County Road 1 construction project has caused Jaguar Communications internet and phone lines to go down.According to Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig, all city communications were down starting late afternoon Wednesday. City services, including the li

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-18 22:45:00

Bike MS ride stops in Owatonna Tuesday bringing hundreds of riders and volunteers to town

Riders on the Bike MS trek around Minnesota stopped in Owatonna Tuesday, including the team of "No MS'ing Around," comprised of cyclists Kathy Sauer, Kathy Woods, Emmy Barth, Lynn Barton, Karla Brummond, Lou Eischens, Heidi Hilzendeger, Nikki Lohse, Karen Meyman, and Rochelle Walberg. (Ryan Anderson

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-07-18 20:30:00

Missing boy, 7, found dead in southeastern Minn. pond

DODGE CENTER, Minn. -- Authorities say a missing 7-year-old boy was found dead in a rural southeastern Minnesota pond, where he had gone swimming with friends on Tuesday afternoon, July 17.

INFORUM - 2018-07-18 16:28:18

Home leveled by fire, possible explosion

MONTGOMERY, Minn. - A home in a small southeastern Minnesota community is reduced to rubble after an intense fire and possible explosion early Tuesday.Montgomery Police Chief Lou Sager tells KARE 11 that crews were dispatched to a home at the intersection of Vine Avenue West and 3rd Street Northwest


COURT REPORTS: Trifecta of mistakes, say cops: stolen car, warrant and fleeing police

Behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle and with a warrant for his arrest, an Owatonna man reportedly led police on a high-speed chase through town Saturday, a jaunt that netted him two felony charges.