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Two arrested following early morning chase

MANKATO - Two people are in custody following a police chase that started in Mankato early Tuesday morning. Police attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Angel Sabillon, 29, of Cleveland, on Highway 22 near South Victory Drive at 12:25 a.m. A pursuit into Blue Earth County ended after officers deploy

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 15:44:00

Glencoe-Silver Lake Elementary Schools Honored

(Glencoe, Minnesota) - Lakeside and Lincoln Elementary schools in the GS-L School District announced today (Tuesday) that they have been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students for their STEM an

KDUZ.COM - 2018-03-20 16:54:37

Man arrested for damage to cop car

A Hutchinson man allegedly caused $3,103 in damage to a police car during an incident last week. According to Hutchinson police, officers responded to a report of a fight in the middle of the road near 29 McLeod Avenue on Tuesday, March 13. Upon arrival, officers discovered the reported fight was in

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 09:02:00

1 of 3 pleads guilty in shooting death of teen mom in Wright County park

A guilty plea has been made by one of three suspects charged in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was driven to a Wright County Park in the middle of the night, shot in the back of the head, and left to die. Justin M. Jensen, 30, of Maple Lake, pleaded guilty Friday in Wright County District Cour

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 17:19:00

Belle Plaine man charged with assaulting, robbing Jordan man

A 35-year-old Belle Plaine man has been charged with two counts of felony robbery and felony domestic assault after police say he assaulted a family member on the morning of Thursday, March 15, in Jordan. Shawn Kevin King, 129 Church St. E., faces a maximum 40 years in prison and a $65,000 fine. A

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-20 20:24:00

KEYC - Possible Mountain Lion Spotted in New Ulm Area

A potential mountain lion sighting has been reported by an eyewitness in the New Ulm area. Minnesota DNR says that human encounters with mountain lions are extremely rare and that being struck by lightning is much more likely than being attacked. If an encounter does take place, stay calm, face the

KEYC - 2018-03-20 05:23:00

Graduation rates still high for Hutchinson

Hutchinson High School's graduation rates were above 90 percent for the third year in a row this past school year. Based on state data, which counts students who graduated within four years of entering high school, 92.8 percent of Hutchinson students graduated in 2017. "The numbers are great," Super

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 09:02:00

New co-head coaches lead girls track

With Jeff Schmidt stepping down after last season, it was necessary for a new face of the Hutchinson girls track team to emerge this year. Two of them, to be precise. Christine Hantge and Gina Plotz take over as co-head coaches of the Hutch team after previously working as assistants with Schmidt. "

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 08:45:00

Meeker County Sheriff Report 3/15/18

On the 15th at 8:44 a.m. the Sheriff's Office arrested Shari Ann Vantassel Larson on a Meeker County Warrant for traffic violations. On the 15th at 10:57 a.m. the Sheriff's Office assisted the MN State Patrol at a personal injury accident on US Highway 12, Darwin. Dassel Rescue Squad and Gold Cross


Five injured in two separate Montgomery crashes

MONTGOMERY - Five people were injured in two unrelated crashes Friday at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 28 in Le Sueur County about three miles north of Montgomery. The first crash happened just before noon and involved three cars. Lisa Marie Helmbrecht, 48, of New Prague, was headi


Nicollet County searching for Willaert

He is wanted on an outstanding warrant and is suspected in a number of recent crimes including 5 stolen vehicles from a number of southern Minnesota counties. He is believed to be traveling in a stolen, black 2012 Ford F350 crew cab pickup truck bearing Minnesota license plate YBG 8521. Nicollet Cou


Hutchinson experiences a brief early morning blackout

Buy Now Steam billowed high above downtown Hutchinson on a freezing morning from the Hutchinson Utilities Commission power plant.File photo A large portion of Hutchinson experienced a blackout earlier this morning, but power appeared to be restored by about 7:10 a.m. Responding to a comment from a


Judge: Trempealeau County DA erred and cannot retry child sex assault case

Trempealeau County's district attorney cannot retry an Independence man for sexually assaulting two girls after his intentional errors prejudiced the jury against the defendant, a judge ruled Friday. District Attorney Taavi McMahon in June tried James Killian Sr., now 57, for sexually assaulting two


Time to put police issue to rest

A letter writer has brought up, twice within a few weeks, a suggestion that the city of Glencoe explore the option of eliminating its police department and having the McLeod County Sheriff's Office provide law enforcement protection for the city. This isn't the first time the issue has been raised


Former mail carrier charged with mail theft

MANKATO - A mail carrier allegedly stole rebate checks from at least a dozen Mankato area households. David Dean Maine, 61, of Madison Lake, was charged with 12 counts of felony mail theft Wednesday in Blue Earth County District Court. In June, a representative of Menards alerted authorities that tw