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Paid a pretty penny for the Sunday snow

Sure is beautiful, but it made getting out of my long driveway tough for a few days. The plowing situation at our house has been the tiniest bit complicated. The story starts last year, when we bought a pick-up with a plow. It was a brilliant deal and we congratulated ourselves on our cleverness. We


Girls hockey: Lourdes blows out Faribault to earn trip to state

OWATONNA — Points are like potato chips to Abby Wick. She can’t stop at just one. And the Rochester Lourdes sophomore’s latest bundle of points came at the absolute best possible time.


Winter Weather Advisory issued February 15 at 2:41PM CST expiring February 17 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN

Accumulating snow is expected Saturday night through Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected in. Watonwan, Martin, and Faribault counties. Plan on slippery road.


Woman Killed, Alcohol Involved In Valentine's Day Crash: Police

DAKOTA COUNTY, MN — A 49-year-old passenger was killed on Valentine's Day in Dakota County as a result of a single-car crash. The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was involved.


Minnesota felons ask lawmakers for voting rights restoration

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - Convicted Minnesota felons are asking state lawmakers to restore voting rights for previously incarcerated people, but a bill that’s moving in the House faces a roadblock in the Senate.


Police department issues winter driving, safety reminders

The Northfield Police Department is asking all community members to exercise extra caution and attention in response to our recent heavy snowfalls. As snow removal has taken place on city streets and private property, snow has piled up to a very high level along streets, sidewalks and driveways. The


2 dead in separate crashes south of the Twin Cities late Thursday night

Two people were killed on snow and ice-covered roads in separate crashes south of the Twin Cities Thursday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the first crash happened around 11:02 p.m. on Hwy. 56 in Warsaw Township, Goodhue County.


Rotary gets visit from granddaughter of WWII political prisoner

For all the World War II atrocities that the general public is acutely aware of, there are countless more that most don't know a thing about. Laurin Haupt, a German-born Florida resident, who paid a visit to Northfield Rotary Thursday, has a story that is as startling and profound as any, yet, to th


State Patrol: 1 killed in southern Minnesota rollover crash

GOODHUE COUNTY, Minn. - A man has died after a rollover crash on Highway 56 in southern Minnesota. Scott Friedrich, 58, of Cannon Falls, was killed in a crash that happened around 11:02 p.m. Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Friedrich was not wearing a seat belt.


Minnesota Legislature and Tri-Valley Opportunity Council - Advocates rally behind ‘Farm to School’ initiative

A bipartisan bill that would provide school districts across the state with a reimbursement for feeding students healthy, local foods through farm-to-school initiatives was introduced in the Minnesota Legislature Wednesday. Senator Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) and Representative Todd Lippert (DFL-Northf


FIRST REPORT: Boys basketball: John Marshall continues to surge

What happened: With Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski on hand to recruit Matthew Hurt, the 6-foot-9 senior forward scored 29 points, pulled down 15 rebounds and had six assists to lead JM to its fifth straight victory.


Minnesota men arrested after drug bust near North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Nebraska State Patrol Troopers arrested two Minnesota men after they stopped a speeding BMW and discovered on I-80 near North Platte Thursday. Around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, the trooper stopped the BMW driver near mile marker 173. The trooper could smell the odor of marijuana


Jirik pounds home 5 goals, top line accounts for 7 in Northfield boys hockey's 8-2 victory

Typically, a performance like senior forward Devon Jirik put forth during Thursday's night's 8-2 victory against Red Wing for Northfield boys hockey all but secures the team's honorary construction hard hat awarded to the player of the game.


Dakota County Jail Bookings On Valentine's Day

HASTINGS, MN — The following people were booked at the Dakota County Jail on Valentine's Day after their arrests. Arrested on suspicion of financial transaction card fraud.


Missing Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news

FARGO — A missing Minnesota man who was disoriented spent two nights in last week's blizzard and bitter cold in his vehicle in a ditch along a desolate rural road near Wheatland in eastern North Dakota.


Rollover crash takes a life on Highway 56 near Dennison

NEAR DENNISON, Minn. (KTTC) – A Cannon Falls man is dead after losing control of his minivan on Highway 56 late Thursday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 58-year-old Scott Friedrich was heading north in a Chrysler Town and Country when he went off the road and rolled into a ditch arou


3 dead in north-central Minnesota shooting knew each other, Hubbard County officials say

NEVIS, Minn. —Law enforcement officials say the three people who died in a north-central Minnesota shooting that also left a deputy wounded, knew each other. Authorities had not yet determined a motive a Friday, Feb. 15, for the shooting that took place Thursday night in Nevis. The shooting led to a


Three Dead, Deputy Wounded in Northern Minnesota

Nevis, MN (Learfield News Service) - An officer-involved shooting that left three people dead and a deputy wounded is under investigation in the northern Minnesota city of Nevis.


Fatal Deer Disease Found In Central Minnesota

(KNSI) - A fatal deer disease has been found in wild deer for the first time in Central Minnesota. Wildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a deer in Crow Wing County, marking the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corne


Southern Minnesota Traffic Fatal

The Minnesota State Patrol reports a Cannon Falls man lost his life Thursday night in a one vehicle accident in Goodhue County. 58 year old Scott Theodore Friedrich of Cannon Falls was northbound on State Highway 56 just after 11pm Thursday night when he lost control of the vehicle causing it to ent