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Police take questions from public regarding body camera use

About half a dozen people attended the Faribault Police Department’s public forum on body cameras Wednesday night. Police Chief Andy Bohlen and Capts. Jason Severson and Neal Pederson were present at the forum. The officers were wearing body cameras and allowed attendees to examine them, watch bodyc


Northfield Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson says investigators from his department executed several search warrants last night resulting in the arrest of a person believed to be involved in the Tuesday armed robbery of Premier Bank in Northfield. Nelson says, "In coordination with multiple agencies," the w


UPDATE: Storm warning; 5-8 inches likely tonight through Friday

The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for Blue Earth, Brown, Watonwan, Martin, Faribault, and Freeborn counties for late Thursday night and through Friday evening.


One arrested in connection to Premier Bank robbery

Northfield Police investigators arrested a suspect Wednesday night in connection to the reported armed robbery of Northfield's Premier Bank Tuesday, Jan. 15. A Northfield Police Department release Thursday afternoon said the suspect was in custody and charges are expected to come out Friday; it is a


Proposed plant would be city's latest multi-million project

Yet another company is making a multi-million dollar investment in Faribault. Absolute Air, LLC has identified Faribault’s Northern Industrial Park as a site for its new air separation plant. The company produces oxygen, nitrogen and argon to be used in metal fabrication and other customer applicati


The Latest: 4-6 inches of snow on the way; Winter Weather Advisory in effect Friday-Saturday

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa) ...Patchy Freezing Drizzle and Areas Of Light Snow Creating Slick Conditions, Additionally Accumulating Snow and Blowing Snow Friday into Friday night... .A weather system passing across the state this morning is producing a variety of weather across Iowa. Over the north


I-35 driver who collided with teen's pickup that rolled into his path dies

A motorist in the south metro who collided with a pickup truck that rolled across an interstate median has died, authorities said. Daniel H. Otis, 59, of Faribault, spent two weeks in the hospital after the three-vehicle crash late in the afternoon on New Year's Eve along Interstate 35 near County R


Winter Storm Warning issued January 17 at 2:09PM CST expiring January 18 at 10:00PM CST by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for Brown, Watonwan,. Martin, Blue Earth, Faribault, and Freeborn counties late tonight. through Friday evening. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect.


Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour celebrates new ministry team

The Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior, at 515 2nd Ave. NW, Faribault, celebrates its new type of shared ministry with a special service at 10 a.m. followed by a reception at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20.


COURT REPORTS: Afraid of being caught, alleged drunken driver flees police

Afraid to be caught driving with a revoked license, Ilham Abdi Ahmed first pulled to the side of the road for police, then took off as they approached her car, according to court records.


Snowy Friday in southern Minnesota; model flux on Polar Vortex potential

A pretty potent Clipper sails through southern Minnesota Friday. Snow busts out early Friday in southwest Minnesota. The snow shield will spread east during the morning and midday hours. Travel will become difficult in southern Minnesota. The Twin Cities rides the northern edge of the snow zone.


Ruth’s House of Hope Fundraising Details on KDHL

Ruth's House of Hope in Faribault is having their annual "The Hearts Gala" fundraiser on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Faribault American Legion. Ruth Hickey, one of the founders of the provider of transitional housing for women and children will give us details on today's KDHL AM Minnesota prog


Bail Set For Convicted Drug Dealer Blamed For Fatal Overdose

Faribault, MN (KROC-AM News) - Conditional bail has been set at $500,000 for a Faribault man charged with supplying heroin to the victim of a fatal drug overdose. 28-year-old Anthony Fugalli made his first appearance today in Rice County Court on a third-degree murder charge for his alleged involvem


Friday Storm Could Dump 6 Inches Of Snow On Southwestern Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – While much of Minnesota remains snow-starved during this unusually warm January, a system tracking toward southwestern Minnesota looks to drop 2 to 6 inches of snow on the area.


13 years later, The Crossing still a challenge for developers

Timing can probably be blamed for some of it, but the fact remains, the initial vision for The Crossing in Northfield never came to full fruition, and 13 years after construction began, developers are still struggling to make it work.


Man connected to OD death asks to withdraw guilty plea in separate case

Anthoney Michael Fugalli, the Faribault man charged with selling heroin cut with a powerful opioid to another resident and causing his death, is looking to withdraw his guilty plea in a first-degree drug sale case.


Don’t Miss Incredible Site in Faribault’s Sky Sunday Night

This Sunday night, don't forget to look up! We're going to be able to see a total lunar eclipse Sunday night right here in Minnesota. Actually, it's not JUST a total lunar eclipse, some are also calling it a "super blood wolf moon." Why the weird name? First of all, the full moon in January is somet


Faribault Area Chamber Talk on KDHL

Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce President Nort Johnson is scheduled to be the guest on today's KDHL AM MInnesota program at 9:30 a.m. There are always a number of topics to discuss with the Chamber President. We always cover upcoming chamber events. A big one is coming in early February.


Birth: Mabel Berry Markos

Mabel Berry Markos was born on Dec. 7, 2018 in Faribault to Alyssa Reuvers Markos and Tim Markos. She was 20 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Her grandparents are Chuck and Denise Reuvers, of Faribault, and Joe and Barb Markos, of Richfield.


Get Ready Southern Minnesota, We’ve Got a Snowstorm Coming

So not only will we be freezing this weekend, but we also might need to dig ourselves out of a snowstorm. Thanks a lot, Mother Nature. Or... maybe we'll be spared?. NOAA has already issued a winter weather advisory for Friday into Saturday for parts of Minnesota because of the snow. The bulk of this