Local News

One injured in Spirit Lake crash

Fri 7-19-2019

A two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 9 and 71 and Lake Street on the east side of Spirit Lake sent one person to the hospital.

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Lawmakers look at DHS split

Fri 7-19-2019

Minnesota lawmakers are considering reorganizing the state's Department of Human Services following a series of leadership resignations.

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Medical issues leads to runaway bus

Fri 7-19-2019

The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office says it received several 911 calls about a bus crashing into vehicles.

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MN adds jobs in June

Thu 7-18-2019

Minnesota gained 3,300 jobs in June and the state’s unemployment rate held at 3.3%.

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Marshall receives funding for wastewater facility

Thu 7-18-2019

The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) today announced $20.8 million in loan and grant funding for water infrastructure projects in Marshall, Oronoco and Detroit Lakes. 

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Pickup stolen in Worthington found

Thu 7-18-2019

Four law enforcement agencies joined forces to locate a stolen pickup from Nobles County Tuesday night.

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Sanford Jackson to host blood drive July 29

Thu 7-18-2019

Sanford Jackson Medical Center and Community Blood Bank will partner up for a special summer community blood drive event held on Monday, July 29 from 1 to 4pm at Sanford Jackson Medical Center. 

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Excessive heat forecasted for end of week

Thu 7-18-2019

The National Weather Service estimates that more than 100 local heat records will fall, though most won't be daily highs but record-high nightly lows.

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Untied Health sees increased profit

Thu 7-18-2019

UnitedHealth is raising its profit expectations for the year after earnings rose almost 13% in the second quarter.

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Historic lighthouses going up for sale

Thu 7-18-2019

The Superior Entry lighthouse on a sandbar between Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota is one of three being sold.

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Jackson City Council - July 16

Wed 7-17-2019

Reading water and electric meters will soon become a thing of the past for Jackson residents. 

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Heat wave to hit area

Wed 7-17-2019

The National Weather Service says a combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will likely result in very oppressive conditions.

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MN veterans finally declared an American citizen

Wed 7-17-2019

In a settlement reached Friday, the State Department acknowledges Esqueda is a U.S. citizen.

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Minnesota business firms expect stable conditions in 2020

Tue 7-16-2019

The results were based on a random sample of 1,200 Minnesota business services firms in May and June.  

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Crop development continues

Tue 7-16-2019

Crop development progressed this week even though some variable temperatures were observed throughout the State.

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Seperate stops lead to arrests in Emmet County

Tue 7-16-2019

The Emmet County Sheriff's Office has released details into a couple of unrelated traffic stops on the Fourth of July that resulted in some arrests.

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MN DHS commissioner resigns

Tue 7-16-2019

Legislative Republicans are calling for an explanation after the sudden resignation of Human Services Commissioner Tony Lourey.

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One injured in motorcycle vs. deer accident

Mon 7-15-2019

A Superior man sustained minor injuries Friday night when the motorcycle he was riding struck a deer near Petersburg.

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It's Farm to Summer week in Minnesota

Mon 7-15-2019

The U-S Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program offers free meals to kids under 18 while school is out.

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Welcome Festival 2019 this weekend

Mon 7-15-2019

The 2019 Welcome Festival starts on Friday and runs through Sunday in Welcome, MN.

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St. Paul College placed on probation

Mon 7-15-2019

The Higher Learning Commission cited high turnover, underqualified instructors and faculty complaints about "a climate of fear and intimidation."

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Truman man injured in accidnet on Hwy 15

Wed 7-10-2019

A two vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Truman resulted in minor injuries to a Truman man.

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