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Pediatrician joins Murray County Medical Center

At the young age of the 13 years old, Atul Mishra had already decided he wanted to become a doctor. Mishra grew up in Allahabad, India and spoke of a trip he made on his bike to visit the local medical school where he had insisted on meeting the president. As he got to the office, however, the assis


Siblings allegedly beat and shot family dog in central Minnesota

STAPLES, Minn. — A brother and sister are accused of beating and shooting their family's dog at a campground in Wadena County in central Minnesota over the weekend. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, consulting with the Humane Society, has been investigating the incident.


Rebels win make up game against Red Rock Central Falcons

The MCC Rebels on Monday night played a makeup game with the Red Rock Central Falcons in Slayton. It was the only game the Rebels had yet to make up due to the snow and cold that has caused so many changes to the schedule for the last two weeks. The Rebels were facing a team that has been playing it


Push begins in Minnesota to allow driver's licenses for all

Roads would be safer, workers could get to their jobs easier and fewer people would live in fear if Minnesota allowed immigrants living in the country illegally to get driver’s licenses, supporters of the change said Thursday as they called for broader license access.


Winter storm watch expands across southern Minnesota: Blowing snow west, heavy snow and wind to the southeast

The first impacts of a powerful winter storm that'll affect Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin this weekend will be felt late Friday, before the strongest part of the storm arrives Saturday night through Sunday morning.


Minnesota dog that made national headlines dies at the age of 13

CORMORANT VILLAGE, MINN.- – Duke the dog, who made national news for being elected ceremonial mayor of Cormorant Village in Becker County, Minnesota has died. A post on Facebook by Karen Nelson, his “adopted” mother, says Duke “went to doggie heaven Thursday and will be, “greatly missed.” Duke, a Gr



Suzanne Davis brings the music of Carole King to Slayton on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Murray County Central Auditorium, as part of the current series of concerts sponsored by the Prairie Music Concert Association.


Gun found in Lois Riess' hotel room linked to husband's murder, Minnesota sheriff says

Dodge County authorities have confirmed that a gun found in a Texas hotel room where Lois Riess was arrested was likely the same weapon used in the fatal shooting of her husband last year.


Minnesota AG to review case of woman accused in 2 deaths

MANTORVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota Attorney General's office will review the case of a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there.


Jasper officials to ask residents how they feel about snakes

Until recently, Heather Mattern and her husband had 18 ball pythons at their Jasper home. Then someone reported their snakes to law enforcement and they sent them to stay with a breeder in Sioux Falls.


Viral video shows Amish man skiing behind horse buggy in Minnesota

Considering Minnesota isn't blessed with the tallest of peaks, avid skiers have to find opportunities to shred some powder wherever they can. Take this Amish man, for example, who was captured on video near Harmony, Minnesota, skiing while being pulled by a horse-drawn buggy.


Minnesota House unanimously approves bill to repeal 'marital rape exception'

The Minnesota House has voted to eliminate a defense that prevents people who rape a spouse or domestic partner from being prosecuted for criminal sexual conduct. Rep. Zack Stephenson (DFL-Coon Rapids), the bill's lead author, told lawmakers before the 130-0 vote Thursday that repealing the "marital


A Minnesota man arrested in the 2017 Sturgis Rally sex sting operation receives a five-year prison sentence

RAPID CITY, S.D., (KOTA TV) - Minnesota man, Daniel Wasner, is sentenced to five years in prison for attempted child pornography at the 2017 Sturgis Rally. Daniel Wasner is one of nine men arrested in a sex trafficking sting operation at the Sturgis Rally and earlier pleaded guilty to attempted rece


Marshall woman accused of stealing vehicle from Worthington parking lots faces charges

WORTHINGTON — A Marshall woman faces charges after allegedly stealing a running vehicle late last week that was parked at a Worthington business. According to court documents, Michele L. Lopez, 43, faces felony motor vehicle theft in connection to an automobile theft that was reported to law enforce


Dodge County turns Riess investigation over to the Minnesota AG

Dodge County announced Thursday that it has referred the investigation into the homicide of David Riess to the Minnesota Attorney General's Office. Riess' wife, Lois Riess, is a suspect in the matter.


With vote secured, RTR proceeds with plans for new school

The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (RTR) School District will finalize plans over the next few months and then advertise for bids for a new $35 million school in Tyler for preschool through 12th grade.


Girls basketball: SWC survives determined Worthington effort

WORTHINGTON -- Frenetic action was all over the Worthington High School gymnasium Thursday night in the final regular season game for the WHS and Southwest Christian girls basketball teams.


Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to get Minn. driver's licenses

Veronica Orellana of Worthington, Minn., speaks to the media and a crowd of supporters about how her family would be helped by a proposal to allow undocumented residents to obtain a driver's license at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.The Democratic-backed proposal faces its


Annual road and bridge hearing Feb. 25

Pipestone County wants to hear what residents would like to see on the county’s five-year road and bridge plan. The annual road and bridge public hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 25 in the conference room at the Pipestone County Highway Department at 600 Fourth St. NW in Pipestone. Du


Sheriff’s Log Feb. 7 to Feb. 13 2019

9:05 a.m. Deputy assisted a motorist in Hadley City. 11:42 a.m. Received report of a scam in Lake Sarah Township. Deputy responded. 1:13 p.m. Received request for an ambulance in Slayton City. Murray County Ambulance was paged.