Local News

More fake money making the rounds

Sat 12-14-2019

Spirit Lake police say a 20 dollar bill was confiscated this week.

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Flags at half-staff Sunday

Sat 12-14-2019

Gov. Tim Walz ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Sunday in honor and remembrance of Chief Warrant Officer 2 James A. Rogers, Jr..

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2020 Individual Tax Brackets announced

Sat 12-14-2019

For tax year 2020, the state’s individual income tax brackets will change by 1.657 percent from tax year 2019.

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Minnesota seeks outside help with DHS issues

Sat 12-14-2019

They're engaging the company Public Sector Consultants to determine the scope for a third-party outside review.

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Minnesota flu season off to unusual start

Sat 12-14-2019

The Minnesota Department of Health released data showing that B strains made up about 80% of the positive flu specimens.

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Multiple thefts reported in Jackson

Fri 12-13-2019

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says wallets, purses, cash and other items were taken from numerous garages and vehicles that had been left unlocked. 

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MN Dept of Ag awards over $1M in Crop Block Grants

Fri 12-13-2019

The grant program aims to boost the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Minnesota.

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New U of M provost to receive salary over $500K

Fri 12-13-2019

The board voted 8-4 Thursday to approve Rachel Croson's contract as the university's next executive vice president and provost.

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Iowa farm values increase

Fri 12-13-2019

A report released Wednesday says it's only the second increase in six years.

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Nobles County farmer named president of the American Soybean Association

Thu 12-12-2019

Bill Gordon, a Worthington native, is the sixth Minnesota farmer to serve as ASA president.

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Gov. Walz orders flags to half staff Thursday

Thu 12-12-2019

The order is in honor and remembrance of Warrant Officer Candidate Kort Miller Plantenberg.

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Spencer man found guilty of sexually abusing a child

Thu 12-12-2019

Fabian Garcia was convicted Tuesday in Clay County District Court on two charges.

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CRP signup period opens

Thu 12-12-2019

The deadline for agricultural producers to sign up for general CRP is February 28, 2020.

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USDA extends DMC deadline

Thu 12-12-2019

USDA announced is also continuing to accept applications for the Market Facilitation Program through December 20.

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Flooding leaves farmers with tough decisions

Thu 12-12-2019

This year’s record rainfall and devastating flooding are forcing tough decisions about the future of farming.

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Iowa Governor announces vaping PSA campaign

Thu 12-12-2019

The campaign will focus on social media and information programs for parents and students.

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Angel Tax Credit still available

Wed 12-11-2019

The cutoff date for investments to qualify for the credit is December 31. 

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Salad mixes being recalled

Wed 12-11-2019

Health officials say five Minnesotans have gotten sick from eating salad kits linked to an outbreak of E. coli.

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CWD found in Douglas County

Wed 12-11-2019

The Board of Animal Health says it marks the first appearance of the fatal brain disease in that county.

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DNR to host employment event for Veterans

Tue 12-10-2019

The third annual Veteran Employment Information Event will be on Thursday, Jan. 9 in St. Paul.

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Federated offering trip to Washington DC through annual Youth Tour Contest

Tue 12-10-2019

High school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, attending a high school in Federated’s service area can enter.

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State on track for MnLARS replacement

Tue 12-10-2019

The plan calls for a launch by the end of 2020.

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