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Old Highway 14 In Waseca Re-Opening For Winter
The detour at Old Highway 14 in Waseca will soon be removed and open to traffic once again.Crews are wrapping up construction for the season on the Old Highway 14 and Elm Avenue project.The roadway is expected to reopen to traffic by this Saturday at the latest.Construction will start up again in th
Penalty kill no problem for Faribault in win over Waseca
The Falcons spent 24 minutes in the box on the night, including 14 in the second period. In total, the Falcons were whistled for three times for hooking, three times for slashing and twice each for checking, roughing and tripping.
Owatonna Fugitive Arrested In Minneapolis
Through a coordinated effort between numerous agencies and the FBI, authorities say Lampkin was arrested in Minneapolis and booked in the Hennepin County Jail before being transferred to Steele County, where he will be formally charged.
Owatonna man seeking answers about father who went missing in California fire
OWATONNA – Every day, Roman Digby of Owatonna would wake up to a text that read, “Good morning, have a great day” from his father. When Digby would drive to and from work, he would give his dad a ring and chat with him on the phone for a couple of minutes.
COURT REPORTS: Additional drug charges stem from task force operation
Joshua Alonzo Wingen, 28, was charged last week with first- and second-degree sale of hallucinogens.
U of M to host Minnesota SPARKS event in Waseca
The University of Minnesota will bring its SPARKs series to Waseca on Tuesday, Nov. 13, for a discussion on some of the region's critical issues.
Charges: St. Peter woman who picked up intoxicated driver at jail was drunk | Southern Minnesota News
Nadia Elise Guenette, 35, was charged with two counts of gross misdemeanor DWI in Blue Earth County Court.
Class AAAA football: Winona loses to Waseca in slippery quarterfinal
FARMINGTON, Minn. — The Winona High School football team couldn’t find its footing on an ice-covered football field at Farmington High School as its season slid to a halt with a 49-7 loss to Waseca in MSHSL Class AAAA State Football Tournament action on Friday at Farmington High School in Farmington
#eyesUP: Catching distracted drivers
NEW HOPE, Minn. - For Officer Tony Gust with the New Hope Police Department, distracted driving hits close to home - literally. Officer Gust's patrol carwas struck by a distracted driveras he passed through an intersection in October.
Faribault Man Sentenced After Wisconsin Shooting
35-year-old Shawn H. Goplen of Faribault was convicted on Nov. 6 of shooting a man over suspected stolen methamphetamine in the town of Tainter, Wisconsin. The judge in the case sentenced Goplen to five years in prison, according to online court records. He must also undergo five years of extended s
Anniversary of a First in History
The weekend of November 11 and 12, 1933 saw hundreds of National Guardsmen arrive in Owatonna. They were to be on the alert and ready to take action should trouble break out. The potential trouble wasn't in Owatonna but to our south in Austin. Many feel November 13, 1933 Hormel became the scene of t
Waseca advances Tobacco 21 ordinance
The council chambers were filled with 50 supporters of the ordinance, which would prevent businesses within the city limits from selling tobacco products, e-cigarettes and any other devices containing nicotine to people under 21. The measure would not punish teenagers 18 and over for possession of t
Police nab Owatonna fugitive in Minneapolis; still investigating bank robbery
In a brief statement released shortly after 4 p.m., Owatonna police said that “Martin Lampkin was arrested just moments ago in Minneapolis as a coordinated effort by Detectives from the Owatonna Police Department, South Central Drug Investigative Unit, Northfield Police Department, Minneapolis Polic
I-35 traffic opens to two lanes in each direction south of Owatonna at bridge replacement project
Motorists should always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.
Owatonna Middle School honors veterans with special program Monday
OWATONNA—In his keynote address Monday during Owatonna Middle School’s Veterans Day Program, Joe Zastrow told his audience the best way to thank veterans for their service is to fulfill the responsibilities of citizenship in this country.“Veterans are always thanked for protecting our rights, but th
Early morning fire destroys farmhouse
A 128-year-old farm house in rural northeast Rochester was destroyed today in an early morning fire.Firefighters from Elgin, Plainview, Rochester and Oronoco were called to the home in the 8100 block of 40th Avenue Northeast at 1:20 a.m.Emergency personnel said three people escaped the house without
HEAVYWEIGHT HUSKIES: With Williamson delivering blows, Owatonna knocks out Chaska
Leaving yet another formidable opponent bruised, battered and frustrated, Williamson continued his absurd postseason tour de force and added 334 yards and five touchdowns to his already sparking offensive statistics. In the previous three weeks alone — including Saturday’s 42-27 victory over Chaska
Elk River hold on to defeat Spring Lake Park, sets up rematch with Owatonna
EAGAN -- While the Spring Lake Park football team made things interesting in the end, Elk River held on to a 23-21 victory in the state quarterfinal showdown at TCO Performance Center on Saturday, advancing to play Owatonna in the state semifinals at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday, Nov. 16.
31 Dead, 209K Acres Burned, 224K Evacuated: CA Fires Latest
More than 8,000 firefighters were at the frontlines Monday, continuing their battle against the deadly wildfires that swept across California in recent days. As of Monday, the death toll rose to 31 with dozens more reported missing. More than 209,000 acres have burned on both ends of the Golden Stat
Waseca police search for missing 16-year-old
WASECA, Minn. - Police are asking for the public's help finding a missing teen. According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), 16-year-old Madison Hjermstad did not come home from school on Friday, Nov. 2. She was last seen leaving a Mankato home early on Saturday, Nov. 3. Police