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School board picks familiar faces to lead in 2019

Picking up where it left off in December, the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board will rely on an established leader to guide it through the year to come, naming Jamie Alsleben as the board chairman in 2019.


Four snow plows hit in southern Minnesota during Friday snow

(FOX 9) - Snow falling throughout southern Minnesota is making roads dangerous for travel, even for snow plows. According to officials with Minnesota Department of Transportation, four snow plows have been hit by vehicles in southern Minnesota on Friday.


Community Calendar – UPDATED Jan 17

————— Take part in the BLHS FFA Alumni Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Jan 19th from 3-6 pm on the south end of Lake Allie. Registration at Noon at the BL Rod and Gun Club. $5 per person is the cost. Also you can take part in the raffles and contests. Concessions available all day.


Polygamist leader has construction plans in Minnesota

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Until he was served with court papers earlier this week accusing him of witnessing and helping arrange “religious sexual rituals with underage girls,” Seth Jeffs was hiding in plain sight in a Twin Cities suburb.



An accident turned fatal for a Norwood Young America woman on Wednesday morning near Chaska. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Silverado driven by 75-year-old Bonielee Pope was stationary on the right shoulder facing westbound on Highway 212 and attempted to make a U-turn to go back east bo


Local Shopko stores unaffected to stay open

Shopko stores and pharmacies in Hutchinson, Glencoe and Cokato are not among those closing following an announcement that Shopko filed Wednesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which could shield the chain from creditors.


Minnesota Weather: Snow, Frigid Temperatures Ahead

TWIN CITIES, MN — The National Weather Service says clearing skies overnight Friday, plus cold temperatures, will result in wind chills down to 40 degrees below zero in parts of Minnesota. Things won't be that cold in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro, but residents here can expect wind chills down t


‘Blizzard Blast’ provides hospice services that can mean so much

When their loved ones needed help most, care from Allina Health Services provided Lee Ostrom, Sandra Tibbits and their families comfort and peace of mind as their lives neared an end.


Should Minnesota be the Next State to Legalize Marijuana? [VOTE]

Minnesota's new Governor Tim Walz says he's in favor of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Minnesotans appear divided on the issue. What say you?. Minnesota legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes in 2014.


Gaylord woman hospitalized following Sibley County crash

(Mankato, MN) – A Gaylord woman was hospitalized after a crash on Highway 19 west of Henderson Wednesday morning. Emily Lee Wisch, 34, of Gaylord, was westbound on Highway 19 at about 10:36 a.m. when the Chevrolet Equinox she was driving attempted to pass a Dodge Ram 3500 pulling a trailer and makin


Five Shopkos In Minnesota To Close, Retailer Files For Bankruptcy

(Undated) -- Five Shopko stores in Minnesota are closing as the retailer files for bankruptcy. The company operates 40 stores in Minnesota, as well as stores in 26 states. Minnesota stores affected include two full-sized stores in Fairmont and on Highway 63 in Rochester. Three smaller concept stores


James, Melchert pick up multiple wins for Grizzlies

Two WEM/JWP juniors had the top performances for the Grizzly wrestling team last week. Jaxson James and Brant Melchert each won multiple matches during the week. James won both of his matches during duals with Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) and Mankato East Thursday, Jan. 3.


Warm up at Blizzard Blast

If you’re in the market for a four-night stay at Beaver Creek in Avon, Colorado, a 2-night stay at Superior Shores in Two Harbors, or two tickets to a Minnesota Wild game with hotel accommodations, make sure to buy a ticket for the 13th annual Blizzard Blast.


Students Bring 'Trump 2020' Banner To HS Basketball Game. Now Superintendent Is Investigating.

After a coach complained that fans of the opposing team brought a "Trump 2020 Keep America Great!" banner to a high school basketball game, the superintendent is "reviewing this matter and collecting information" to determine what actions the school district might need to take.


Looking Back at Hutchinson history

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PUBLIC RECORD: McLeod County Sheriff's Office

The McLeod County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents:. JAN. 2: At 8:44 p.m., the sheriff's office observed a vehicle parked in a turn lane in the area of State Highway 15 and 110th Street, northwest of Brownton. A sheriff's deputy spoke with the owner, and the vehicle was towed.


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Litch eanrs three-point win at GSL

The Litchfield girls basketball team earned a tight Wright County Conference West win Friday, winning 43-40 at Glencoe-Silver Lake. The win evens Litch's conference record at 2-2, having won two in a row.


Carver County Sheriff’s Office: Drunk driving and drugs

Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the following calls. At 3:55 p.m., responded to the 1800 block of Cedar Court, Carver, for report of abuse/neglect. At 7:16 p.m., responded to Highway 5 and Galpin Boulevard, Chanhassen, for a personal injury accident.



The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Sauk Rapids teen was injured in an accident between Winthrop and Gaylord on Wednesday afternoon. A Cadillac driven by 18-year-old Ryli Menden of Sauk Rapids was southbound on Highway 15 when it rear-ended a GMC driven by 48-year-old James Brock. Menden was


Two injured in central Minnesota crash

LAKE HENRY – Two men were injured in a two-vehicle, T-bone type crash Thursday evening in Stearns County. The accident was reported at 5 p.m. at the intersection of state Highway 4 and County Road 32, north Lake Henry.