Local News

Two injured in Highway 71 rollover

Wed 2-24-2021

Two people were injured in a one vehicle rollover on Highway 71, south of Windom, early this morning.

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Several area organizations receive HUD funding

Wed 2-24-2021

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded more than $2.7 billion in funding to nearly 2,900 public housing authorities (PHAs).

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Recreational marijuana bills clears second committee

Wed 2-24-2021

The measure needs to clear a number of committees before a House floor vote.

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One in five Minnesota high school students use e-cigarettes

Wed 2-24-2021

Nearly four in five students reported the first tobacco product they tried was flavored.

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Gov. Walz announces new food outreach campaign

Wed 2-24-2021

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is collaborating with General Mills.

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Name of Pipestone teen killed Monday released

Wed 2-24-2021

Aileen Aguilar of Pipestone was driving westbound on Stearns County Road 146 and was hit by a semi that was traveling northbound on 15.

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CTV upgrading transmitters on Jackson towers

Tue 2-23-2021

CTV will upgrade nine transmitters at its Jackson tower starting this Wednesday and hopefully be completed within the week.

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City of Jackson says frozen water lines still a concern

Tue 2-23-2021

Despite temperatures outside warming up, area residents are seeing more issues with water service lines freezing up.

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Gov. Walz unveils bonding package

Tue 2-23-2021

The governor says the bill would keep Minnesota from falling behind.

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JCC teacher a candidate for MN Teacher of the Year

Mon 2-22-2021

Brittany Rogers, a 2nd grade teacher at Riverside Elementary in Jackson County Central Schools is one of 75 candidates.

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Enrollment down in Minnesota schools

Sat 2-20-2021

Enrollment is down about two percent in Minnesota schools for the 2020-2021 school year. 

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Farm land values drop in SW Minnesota

Sat 2-20-2021

This year the decrease across the fourteen counties averaged 3.1%.  

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MN Legislature to address flavored tobacco

Fri 2-19-2021

The bill, which cleared a House committee Wednesday, comes with renewed backing of those wanting to address health disparities across the state.

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Toro recalling snowblowers

Fri 2-19-2021

There have been reports of the auger continuing to spin even after the control lever is deactivated.

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State "Vaccine Connector" online

Fri 2-19-2021

State health officials say tens of thousands of Minnesotans have already signed up for the "COVID-19 Vaccine Connector."  

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Snow and ice contribute to Hwy 60 accident Wed am

Wed 2-17-2021

A Windom woman was injured in a two vehicle accident this morning on Highway 60 near Butterfield.

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Former Armstrong man pleads guilty in US District Court

Wed 2-17-2021

56-year-old Donald Trosin was charged with one count of major fraud against the United States and one count of money laundering. 

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SW MN man arrested in Iowa

Wed 2-17-2021

A traffic stop Sunday in Osceola county landed a Rushmore, Minnesota man in jail on a drug charge.

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MN legislature to look at prescription drug prices

Wed 2-17-2021

The legislation would establish an independent Prescription Drug Affordability Board and an advisory council.

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Gov. Walz to outline plan to return students to the classroom

Wed 2-17-2021

Walz says we're further along in in-person learning than most places.

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One injured in car-semi accident near Fairmont

Tue 2-16-2021

Tamara Hilgendorf of Welcome was injured when her vehicle collided with a semi near I90 milepost 99 late Monday night.

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Minnesota COVID cases dropping

Tue 2-16-2021

The State Department of Health reported 611 new cases Monday after 779 on Sunday, 940 Saturday, and more than a thousand Friday.  

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