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Meeting slated Monday to consider $3 million health club proposal in Montevideo

MONTEVIDEO — A hospital-owned health club would help address a public health crisis, make the Montevideo area a better place to live and work, and support itself financially.


Flood warning continues for Montevideo

A flood warning continues to be in effect for the Minnesota River at Montevideo. The river, which had crested on March 30 at 21.3 feet, had been slowly receding over the past few weeks and was at a moderate flood stage reading of 16.7 feet as of Tuesday afternoon.


Southern Minnesota News Anchor Makes Jimmy Kimmel’s Show

If you've ever watched Jimmy Kimmel's show on ABC, you know that he has a bit entitled “Unnecessary Censorship”. It just so happens one of my friends from my time in Albert Lea just made the show! KIMT-TV's Raquel Hellman come on down! You can see her being 'censored' about :34 seconds into the clip


Minnesota man accused of raping woman who uses wheelchair

WILLMAR, Minn. – A Willmar man is in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail on two charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, accused of an alleged sexual assault of a woman who uses a wheelchair.


City and county boards hold special joint meeting

A special joint meeting of the City Council, County Board of Commissioners, and the Hospital Board was held on Tuesday evening at the EMS Training Center in Montevideo. The meeting was open to the public, and a large number of people packed the meeting room.


Minnesota has nearly 200 people who've vanished without explanation

Around 4:30 p.m. on April 7, 1989, 2-year-old Aaron Anderson was playing in his family’s yard in Pine City. His mother, Paulette Anderson, had been checking on him periodically, telling him he was a “good boy” to stay there. Then she checked on him again. He was gone.


Why isn't Isle Royale a part of Minnesota?

Isle Royale sits roughly 20 miles east of mainland Minnesota and 55 miles west of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, yet the island in Lake Superior belongs to Michigan. But why?. That’s a question Andrew Heintz has pondered for years. Heintz, a Star Tribune reader from Golden Valley, is an avid hiker who


Flood Warning issued April 18 at 11:32AM CDT until further notice by NWS

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota...Wisconsin.. Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and Yellow Medicine Counties.


Minnesota Democrats Propose Tracking Miles Driven By Residents

Legislators started the 2019 session facing a massive $4 Billion budget surplus. But that didn’t stop them from wanting to increase taxes on regular Minnesotans at the pump. Governor Walz laid out his proposal in February to increase the gas tax by a whopping 70%, or another 20 cents per gallon. Thi


Former Minnesota Viking scored in Hollywood with AMC's 'Into the Badlands' series

It’s been 35 years since Sherman Augustus suited up as a Minnesota Viking, but the competitive fires still burn brightly. “I always have to find a way to win,” said the 60-year-old actor who plays the menacing Nathaniel Moon on AMC’s “Into the Badlands,” concluding May 6 after three seasons. “Even i


Summer outlook for Minnesota gets differing forecasts from 2 major weather outlets

In an Old Farmers' Almanac vs. Farmer's Almanac-like battle, the summer temperature forecast for Minnesota is portrayed differently by The Weather Channel and the National Weather Service.


Charges at Minnesota cop's trial offer jury range of options

MINNEAPOLIS – When a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911, it was catastrophic. But was it murder?. Prosecutors have given jurors hearing the case against Mohamed Noor multiple options: second-degree murder, third-degree murder an


This is the Most Binge-Watched Show in Minnesota

Streaming services are so popular right now. Tons of people don't have cable anymore and watch most of their shows on a streaming service. Geek.com wanted to know which of the many shows you can stream get binge-watched the most in each state.


Minnesota's winter forecast winner: Old Farmer's Almanac vs. Farmers' Almanac

Winter is over, hopefully. In retrospect, what publication forecast a more accurate winter for Minnesota: The Old Farmer's Almanac or the Farmers' Almanac?. The Old Farmer's Almanac called for a mild and dry winter for nearly all of Minnesota, with the exception for a mild and wet winter being extre


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Milan man appears on drunk driving/crash-related charges

(Montevideo MN-) A Milan man accused of driving drunk and crashing, seriously injuring two of his friends, declined to enter a plea at a hearing in Chippewa County District Court in Montevideo Tuesday. 29-year-old Apsonom Kumo faces 6 felony charges of Criminal Vehicular Operation, as well as 4 char


Minnesota Moment: Fundraising success puts assistant principal on the roof

Austin Tollerson was spending Thursday night camping out on the rooftop - for a good cause, of course. The assistant principal at Pioneer Ridge Middle School in Chaska was out there because of the money his students raised for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.



The City of New Ulm reported that Cottonwood Street between Broadway and Butternut Street is closed due to the Cottonwood River over-topping the roadway. The Brown County Highway Department announced that they will also be closing Beussmann Bridge Road again this morning as the Minnesota River rises


Local Girl Scout sells 320 boxes of cookies

Pieper Gades, the daughter of Kent and Molly Gades of Benson, receives a check from Bob Cook, from the Benson VFW, for helping ship boxes of Girl Scout cookies to U.S. Troops through the Operation Gratitude program. Pieper had a goal to sell 100 boxes last year, but ended up selling 200. This year,


Nick Moser Music: Pennock man releases original music he recorded in Nashville

PENNOCK — Sometimes it can be the little things that can have a big impact on the human spirit. Take, for example, an empty coat hook near the front door. That's what Nick Moser saw when he brought his newborn daughter home from the hospital and pictured how her little coat would get bigger and bigg