Local News

Illinois teen injured near Sherburn

Sat 4-21-2018

One person was injured in a one vehicle accident Friday on Interstate 90 near Sherburn.

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Judge orders release of Wetterling files

Sat 4-21-2018

A Minnesota judge has ordered the release of state files on the 27-year investigation into the kidnapping and murder of Jacob Wetterling.

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Pedestrial killed east of Spirit Lake

Fri 4-20-2018

Authorities identify the victim as 23-year-old Casey Spaeth of Spirit Lake. 

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Lakefield man arrested following Thursday incident

Fri 4-20-2018

Chase Sheppard James was jailed pending an initial court appearance on multiple charges.

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Tanner Bettin will represent MCW at State Speech Meet

Fri 4-20-2018

Bettin will be one of 24 competitors in the Informative category.

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MN Senate advances service animal bill

Fri 4-20-2018

People who pass their pets off as service animals in Minnesota may soon face a $100 fine under a proposed law.

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MN fugitive caught in Texas

Fri 4-20-2018

A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida has been captured at a South Texas resort.

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Nobles Co accident claims life of Worthington man

Thu 4-19-2018

A Worthington man has died following a two vehicle accident Wednesday in Nobles County.

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IA Appeals Court orders new trial for Christensen

Thu 4-19-2018

An Emmet county jury convicted Lee Christensen of second degree murder back in July of 2016 in the death of 19-year-old Thomas Bortvit of Estherville.

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MN employers continue to add jobs

Thu 4-19-2018

Minnesota employers added 2,900 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

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Jackson County Birdwatchers event this weekend

Thu 4-19-2018

They will meet at 9am on Sunday at the Prairie Ecology Bus Center in Lakefield.

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NW IA man killed in farm accident

Thu 4-19-2018

Authorities say a man was fatally injured when he was run over by a piece of equipment at a farm in northwest Iowa.

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MN West Practical Nursing Program achieves Candidacy status

Wed 4-18-2018

Minnesota West Community & Technical College is pleased to announce that the Practical Nursing Program achieved Candidacy status with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.   

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Esherville police arrest woman following reported assault

Wed 4-18-2018

An investigation into a report of an assault in Estherville Monday resulted in the arrest of a woman.

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Jackson County 4-H salutes volunteers

Wed 4-18-2018

In ­­­­­­Jackson County, 74 screened adult volunteers serve as club leaders, project leaders, committee members, and in advisory capacities for the 4-H Youth Development Program. 

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Jackson hires new Administrator

Wed 4-18-2018

Skaret will begin his duties in Jackson tentatively on June 1st or June 4th

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IA Governor signs bill banning "lunch shaming"

Wed 4-18-2018

Iowa children should no longer face so-called "lunch shaming" in school cafeterias under a new law signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds.

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Alaska woman injured in rollover

Tue 4-17-2018

Library program is postponed

Tue 4-17-2018

Records fall in storm; stranded motorists rescued

Mon 4-16-2018

MnDOT opens roads, lifts some travel advisories

Sun 4-15-2018

The Minnesota Department of Transportation reopened all previously closed roadways at 10:00 a.m., as well as lifted some of the previously issued no travel advisories.

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Road closures and travel advisories still in effect

Sun 4-15-2018

The Minnesota Department of Transportation anticipates opening closures late Sunday morning and will announce when gates are removed.

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