Local News

Multiple injures reported following two vehicle collision near Mt. Lake

Wed 7-1-2020

One of the drivers was flown to Sanford with life threatening injuries.

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Fire reported in Lake Park

Wed 7-1-2020

A structure fire is being reported at North Iowa Diecast on the northwest side of town.

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U of M, Edina and Rochester now require masks

Wed 7-1-2020

The University of Minnesota as well as the cities of Edina and Rochester have new requirements on wearing face masks in public places.

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New insulin law goes into effect today in Minnesota

Wed 7-1-2020

Minnesota diabetics who need emergency insulin supplies but can’t afford them will be able to get the the drug under a new state law.

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USDA Crop Condition Report, June 29

Tue 6-30-2020

Scattered rains and average temperatures continued to aid crop development in Minnesota during the week ending June 28.

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3 area residents among 28 selected for MARL class XI

Tue 6-30-2020

MARL is a highly customized dynamic two-year educational experience.

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Spirit Lake man seriously injured in weekend accident

Tue 6-30-2020

Authorities say the vehicle went off the curve near Parks Marina and collided with four vehicles that were parked nearby.

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Gov. Walz touts testing status

Tue 6-30-2020

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state has reached its goal of being able to test up to 20,000 people daily for the coronavirus.

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Minnesota testing nears 600,000

Mon 6-29-2020

Minnesota Health officials report 315 new positive COVID-19 cases this morning and 10 new deaths.

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One injured in rollover near Mountain Lake

Fri 6-26-2020

A Mountain Lake woman was injured in a one vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Highway 60 near Butterfield.

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Minnesota sees uptick in COVID cases

Fri 6-26-2020

Officials reported 498 new positive COVID-19 cases this morning, as the state’s total number of cases neared 35,000.

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One person killed in three vehicle accident Thursday

Fri 6-26-2020

The accident took place shortly before noon on Highway 71 near Sanborn.

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Okoboji man sentenced on federal drug charges

Fri 6-26-2020

26-year-old Cole Rongved pled guilty October 17th, 2019.

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Gov Walz approves CARES distribution plan

Fri 6-26-2020

Walz will follow the formula agreed on during last week's special session.

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Mayo plans to end furloughs

Fri 6-26-2020

In April, Mayo announced plans to cut pay to more than 20,000 people and seek furloughs when elective surgeries were halted.

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Iowa officials release guidelines for schools to reopen

Fri 6-26-2020

Iowa school officials have released guidelines that allow schools to reopen to normal activities as of July 1.

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COVID-19 cases top 34,000 in Minnesota

Thu 6-25-2020

9 new deaths reported this morning, bringing the state’s total to 1,406.

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Estherville Sweet Corn Days cancelled

Thu 6-25-2020

In a statement, the event's organizing committee says the decision followed weeks of deliberation and discussion.

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Minnesota waives witness requirement for August primary absentee ballots

Thu 6-25-2020

Minnesota law requires people voting by mail to have another registered voter sign as a witness.

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MCW Board votes to close Welcome school building

Wed 6-24-2020

A very split Martin County West School Board voted 4-3 Tuesday Night to close the Welcome School Building.

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New Minnesota cases continue to slow

Wed 6-24-2020

Officials reported 304 new positive COVID-19 cases and 5 additional deaths this morning.

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Jackson Fire Dept contains fire at Jackson Feed

Wed 6-24-2020

Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour.

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