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3 injured in head-on crash near Nicollet
NICOLLET — Three people were taken to hospitals after a head-on collision between two cars on Nicollet County Road 23 south of Nicollet Wednesday afternoon.The Nicollet County Sheriff's Office said the accident took place shortly before 1:30 p.m. Identities of those involved have not yet been releas
6 Month Investigations Lead To 31 Drug-Related Arrests In Brown County
Over two dozen people have been arrested as the result of long term drug investigations in Brown County.Within the last six months, the Brown/Lyon/Redwood/Renville Drug Task Force conducted numerous operations throughout Brown County and in New Ulm.Authorities say 31 felony controlled substance arre
Man killed when tree falls on camper during storm
A Minnesota man was killed very early Sunday morning after a tree fell on his camper in Sawyer County.The victim was identified as James M. Pluff, 55, from Redwood Falls, Minn.
County Road 1 crossing closes for maintenance
WILLMAR - Effective Wednesday morning, the railroad crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 1, east of Raymond and just north of Minnesota Highway 23, will be closed while Burlington Northern Santa Fe crews conduct maintenance work.
Three injured in head-on collision south of Nicollet
The crash occurred around 1:24 p.m. Wednesday. One driver, a 26-year-old woman from Fairmont, was airlifted from the scene with "serious injuries," a news release from the Nicollet County Sheriff's Office said. A second driver, a 48-year-old man from Lake Crystal, was taken to a hospital by Gold Cro
Drug Task Force ends longterm investigation with multiple arrests
The Brown Lyon Redwood Renville Drug Task Force has ended several longterm investigations resulting in multiple arrests in Brown County. These operations resulted in 6 children removed from residences where controlled substances and drug paraphernalia were located, the seizure of 1,388 grams of meth
Sheriff's Report 6-21-18 | Jackson County Pilot
Deputies executed a search warrant in the 600 block of Fifth Street in Jackson. Paula Steece, 56, of Jackson, and April Holey, 36, of Dundee, were both arrested for fifth-degree controlled-substance possession. They are awaiting an initial court appearance.
Updated: Windom elementary school para killed in double-homi...
According to personnel in the Windom Area School District Human Resources Department, Rachel E. Linder, 43, of St. James was a para at Winfair Elementary in Windom for the past five years.Grief counseling by mental health staff and local clergy was available Monday and Tuesday at the Winfair Element
Head On Crash Injures Fairmont Woman Near Nicollet
On June 20 at approximately 1:24 pm the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a head on collision on Nicollet County Road 23 south of Nicollet.There were two vehicles involved in the crash, one driven by a 26-year-old female from Fairmont was airlifted from the scene with serious in
Willmar man pleads guilty in child molestation
Deangelo Maurice Monette, 34, will plead guilty to one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. The other three charges, all first-degree, will be dismissed.
Laffen, Schugel lead All-Journal boys
Sleepy Eye UnitedLaffen won the Class A state individual title with a two-day score of 144 and he led his team to the state title also.His average was 37 for 9 holes and he was All-Conference for the fifth year and he led the team to the state tourney for the third year in a row.The future Minnesota
Responders called to one-vehicle rollover Sunday
According to the sheriff's office, crews responded at 12:28 p.m. to a report of a rollover in the area of 70th Street and Falcon Avenue, south of Hutchinson. Involved was a 2000 Chevrolet Tracker, owned and driven by James Morin, 21, of Glencoe.
Hutchinson resident receives $1,000 grocer scholarship
The Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation, which awards $25,000 in grants to employees or children of employees of Minnesota Grocers Association member companies, makes its selection based on community involvement and academic achievement.
Honky's Bar & Grill — Sit down, stay awhile
Lining the walls of Honky’s Bar & Grill in Grove City are photos of a man in a cowboy hat. With country music playing over the stereo, Johnny Cash lyrics on the wall and a saloon-vibe resonating from the remaining decor, it’s not hard to tell what the theme is inside the new eatery.
Students Experience 19th Century School Day
NEW ULM, Minn. - The one room schoohouse at the Brown County Fairgrounds transported kids back to the 1800s today.The Brown County Historical Society put on the living history event so kids could experience what school was like 150 years ago."The idea is to kind of experience what life used to be li
Auditor: Fund balance should be increased
The City of Tracy’s general fund balances are less than ideal, an auditor told the Tracy City Council last week.“You are kind of at the low end,” said Tom Olinger, a CPA with the accounting firm of Abdo, Eick & Meyers, in reviewing the city’s 2017 audit report.Tracy’s unassigned general fund budget
Cosmos school will be repurposed to better serve students with disabilities
An open house at the former elementary school celebrated its inclusion in the 2018 Bonding Bill, passed by the Minnesota Legislature and signed by Gov. Mark Dayton last month. The bill, introduced by Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Acton Township, allocated $5 million to the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Dis
Students get a taste of 1800s education
Students spent the day Tuesday experiencing what school was like in the 1800s courtesy of the Brown County Historical Society. Students dressed in period clothes and did math, spelling and handwriting lessons, along with lunch in a lunch pail and recess with 1800s-era games at a one-room schoolhouse
Litchfield Police Report 6/15/18-6/17/18
3:19 P.M. Litchfield Police, Rescue, and Watkins Ambulance responded to a medical at a South Miller Avenue residence. The party was transported by ambulance to the Meeker Memorial Hospital.
Shooting In St. James Leaves One Female Dead, Another In Critical Condition
SAINT JAMES, MN-The St. James Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on the 1100 block of 1st Ave. S. Saturday night at 5:41 p.m.Authorities say one female victim is dead and her name is being withheld pending notification of family.Another female victim was airlifted