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Owatonna sets proposed budget, tax levy

During the regular city council meeting on Tuesday, council members adopted the proposed budget for the year 2019 that they believe is consistent with the city’s strategic plan. The budget is set at $31,501,011, while the 2019 proposed levy includes an increase of 7 percent.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-19 21:39:00

Jesus Food wants to eradicate starvation

Jesus Food, centered in southern Minnesota with a location at the Faribo West Mall in Faribault, is a nonprofit organization; its mission is to provide a nutritious meal to starving children around the world.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-19 21:13:00

Nominate a graduate of Faribault High School for alumni award

To be considered, a nominee must be a graduate of Faribault High School who graduated at least 10 years prior to the nomination and has attained high achievement in one or more of the following areas: personal or professional life, community service or humanitarian activities.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-19 18:16:00

Charges Filed Against Alleged Elysian Bar Burglar

ELYSIAN, MN -The Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office identifies a man who allegedly committed several bar break-ins in January.Charges are being filed against 51-year-old George Alan Vanzee. The crimes took place on January 7th in Elysian.Authorities say Vanzee broke into 4 different bars looking for

KEYC - 2018-09-19 21:40:25

Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota. This is how we got here.

Jimmy Butlerhas requested a trade from theMinnesota Timberwolves,according toThe Athletic’sSam Amick and Shams Charania. Now, it’s time to hash out who’s to blame for a wild Wolves experiment gone terribly wrong.

MSN.COM - 2018-09-19 19:09:58

Man charged in January Elysian burglaries

George Alan Vanzee, age 51 formerly of the Owatonna area, has been charged with seven felony level and one misdemeanor level offenses for his involvement in the January 7, 2018 break-ins at Tucker's Tavern, Fischer's Corner Bar, and the Thirsty Beaver Bar, all located in Elysian.

NEW PRAGUE TIMES - 2018-09-19 19:34:03

Minnesota Vikings shorted again by kickers

This past Sunday, the Vikings made headlines again in the NFL, and not in a positive way for the franchise. The team cut rookie 5th round kicker, Daniel Carlson, on Monday after going 0/3 on field goal attempts against the Packers last Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI.

MSUREPORTER.COM - 2018-09-20 05:36:40

Charges: Employee discovered for stealing money from nonprofit after buying Taylor Swift tickets

GLENDALE, AZ - MAY 08: Taylor Swift performs onstage during opening night of her 2018 Reputation Stadium Tour at University of Phoenix Stadium on May 8, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TAS)

FOX9.COM - 2018-09-18 21:54:00

Around the state: Faribault prison on lockdown after 4 officers injured

Stearns County prosecutors on Monday charged Ramey James Olson, 31, of Alexandria with three felony assault counts as well as theft of a motor vehicle and burglary. Bail was set at $2 million.


Kriesel's message to Faribault students is one of perseverance

In 2006, while serving in the military near Fallujah, Iraq, a 200-pound bomb exploded and flipped over the armored Humvee truck he was in, severely injuring him and killing two close friends.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-19 22:24:00

Man, 40, Found Dead Near Beach In Burnsville

Officers arrived to Crystal Lake around 1 a.m. after a report of a body, later identified as Andrew Little, was found in the water.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-19 16:46:21

Faribault man charged with assault, strangulation in domestic incident

Charles William Kuether, 43, of Faribault, is charged in Rice County district court with third degree assault and strangulation. He is also charged with misdemeanor domestic assault and fifth degree assault.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-18 21:16:00

GAMEDAY: Faribault at Austin

Faribault's Joe Palmer, No. 4, and Emerson Hunter, No. 44, teamed up to make a tackle in week 1 against Owatonna. The Falcons' defense will try to stop Austin, which averages 33 points per game. (Mike Randleman/Faribault Daily News)By MIKE RANDLEMAN mrandleman@faribault.com

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-20 00:45:00

Driver sentenced in high-speed chase

Andrew John McGuire, 25, was convicted of felony counts of DWI and fleeing police Tuesday in Blue Earth County District Court. Reckless driving and driving without a license charges were dismissed in a plea deal.

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-09-19 16:58:00

A LIFE WELL LIVED: Deep soul of Owatonna, Jerry Monson, founder of TOP Team, dead at 83

“He was passionate about Owatonna,” said Betsy Kennedy Lindgren, the former owner of the Express Personnel Services franchise in the city, who met Monson and his wife, Mary, when Lindgren was just starting her business. “He was the deep soul of Owatonna.”

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-19 21:57:00

Patrol: Driver putting away phone crashed into car, killed 2

Rachel Harberts poses with her son, Jaxon, 12, and daughter, Emerson, 8. The three were involved in a two-vehicle crash on Friday, Sept. 7, in Claremont. Emerson was killed in the crash, Rachel Harberts died Saturday morning, Sept. 15, and Jaxon, who suffered life-threatening injuries, is recovering

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-09-18 22:21:00

4 officers injured during assault at correctional facility in Faribault, Minn.

FARIBAULT, Minn. (KMSP)- Four corrections officers were injured Monday in an assault at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault, Minnesota. As a result, the facility is currently under lockdown.


Faribault Prison on lockdown after assault on officers

“Today’s incident will be fully investigated, and the offender responsible will be held accountable under the law,” Fitzgerald said. “Our highest priority is the safety of our corrections officers and all individuals at our facilities.”


Minnesota in Top 10 for College Debt

Nationally, about 65 percent of college seniors who graduated from public and private nonprofit colleges in 2017 had student loan debt, a slight decrease from 2016. These borrowers owed an average of $28,650, which is only 1 percent higher than the 2016 average of $28,350.

KNSIRADIO.COM - 2018-09-19 12:07:00

Distracted driving 'epidemic' blamed for crash that killed teacher, daughter in S. Minn.

A 24-year-old motorist with a slew of driving infractions has admitted that his cellphone diverted his attention when he rammed his SUV into the back of a stopped car on a southern Minnesota highway, killing the other driver and her daughter, authorities said.Rachel Harberts, 43, of Dodge Center, Mi

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-09-18 21:06:00