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Marshall, Minn. mayor declares state of emergency due to flooding

The mayor of Marshall, Minn. has declared a local state of emergency due to flooding issues along the Redwood River. Mayor Bob Byrnes says ice jams have led to several overflow issues on the river around the community.


Second driver dies following head-on crash in central Minnesota

DEERWOOD, Minn. —The second driver in a two-vehicle head-on crash last week on Highway 6 near Black Lake Road, just north of Deerwood in central Minnesota, has died. Timothy D. Kruse, 54, Crosby, died Thursday, March 21, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The other driver, Barbara Jo


Three area co-ops to merge

Three area cooperatives will be merging this year, after a vote from their members. Farmers Cooperative Association of Canby, Lyon County Farm Service of Ghent, and Prairie Pride Cooperative of Marshall announced the decision on Friday. The vote outcome was announced to cooperative members at specia


What Minnesota’s members of Congress said about the Mueller report

Minnesota’s members of Congress have mixed feelings about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who was appointed by President Donald Trump, released a four-page memo Sunday that summarized Mueller’s findings. Accord


Tiny cabin worth nearly $250K burns down in northern Minnesota

NORTH STAR TOWNSHIP, Minn. (FOX 9) - Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that burned down a small cabin worth nearly a quarter-million dollars in northeastern Minnesota early Monday morning.


Band to take people back to the ’50s

MARSHALL — Mark Flora of Holy Rocka Rollaz says his band does its best to take people back to the ’50s. The Holy Rocka Rollaz is performing at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts at Marshall High School. The concert is part of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council’s pe


One of Minnesota’s Most Popular State Parks Closed Due to Flooding

Fort Snelling State Park, one of Minnesota's most popular state parks, is essentially closed right now because of flooding. In the Minnesota DNR website, it says that "most trails are inaccessible and closed due to flooding." The Park Office and Visitors Center are closed to prepare for flooding and


Hanging on to a Fargo river home despite annual threats of flooding; eyeing the melt in Marshall

Listen Hanging on to a river home despite annual flood threat. Fargo: The holdouts | Marshall: Monitoring the meltdown. People across Minnesota are keeping a close eye on river gauges as many communities brace for flooding.


2019 Minnesota Boys' State Tournament Glance

Springfield vs. Westbrook-Walnut Grove, 8 a.m.


Some rivers falling but flood headaches continue

MANKATO - Some area rivers have crested and are falling steadily, but upriver of Mankato levels are continuing to climb. In New Ulm, Police Chief and Emergency Management Director Dave Borchert is keeping a close eye on the Cottonwood and Minnesota rivers and on whether a key road into town may have


River expected to crest this coming weekend in Montevideo, Granite Falls

The Minnesota River is expected to crest in Montevideo next weekend at 21 feet, about two feet below record flood stage. Revised flood forecasts were issued over the weekend by the National Weather Service.


CLASS A BOYS BASKETBALL: Seniors make final year one to remember

ST. PAUL – The Westbrook-Walnut Grove senior group, consisting of Andrew Quade, Parker Freeburg, Wyatt Christians and Jake Kleven, all had a unique path to making it on the Charger varsity roster, but all shared the common goal of making their final year suiting up in red and silver one to remember.


LuAnn Kern — community life

TRACY — Whenever people want to hear about plans at the Prairie View Senior Living in Tracy, they can always ask LuAnn Kern. She’s served as community life coordinator for the facility’s residents for 32 years. In that role, she’s responsible for planning special events and daily activities that wil


AREA ATHLETICS: MCS to hold summer rec league meetings today

MARSHALL – Marshall Community Services will host an organizational meeting today for their adult summer recreational leagues. The meetings will be held at the Municipal Building City Hall on the second floor. The sand volleyball meeting will be at 6 p.m., followed by soccer at 6:30 p.m. and softball


PREP TRACK: Tigers begin their season in Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Marshall boys and girls track and field teams kicked off their season on Friday in the Ruth Marske Invitational on the campus of South Dakota State University. The Tigers finished tied for 15th with a score of 12 on the girls side while the boys team finished in fifth with a sc


12-mile project from Tracy to Revere to begin this spring; Highway 14 will detour

(Mankato, MN) – A twelve-mile project from Tracy to Revere will begin improvements on Highway 14 this spring. The project will include pavement resurfacing work, culvert repair, extension of a right-turn lane at the intersection of County Road 80, extension of the radius near the elevator, updates g


Collin Peterson talks with local veterans during recent town hall meeting

Collin Peterson is a veteran, and so he understands the realities and frustrations of “hurry up and wait.”. While those who served this country have experienced that notion as they answered the call, the challenge of “hurry up and wait” for them did not end when their stint came to an end.


American Legion — yesterday and today

As The American Legion celebrates its 100th anniversary, there’s an opportunity to reflect on its past, evaluate its current status and look into its future. Legion history reveals that the organization’s service to community, state and nation was initiated when members of the American Expeditionary


Cottonwood lifts water advisory; no contaminants found

COTTONWOOD — The city of Cottonwood has lifted an advisory for residents to boil city water before drinking it. On Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced that no contaminants were found in Cottonwood’s water system, and the water is safe to drink.


Flood warnings are now in effect for area's rivers

The Redwood, Cottonwood and Minnesota rivers are facing major flooding issues in the coming days, as warmer temperatures are melting the snow leading to runoff of water into still frozen bodies of water.