Fairmont Man Injured In Crash

Wednesday afternoon a crash at the corner of State Street and Blue Earth Avenue in Fairmont sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.   According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, a 2010 Chevy Camaro driven by Jeffery Alan Heupel, 68, of Fairmont was attempting to make [...]

February 22nd, 2024|

Two Policeman, One Firefighter Killed In Burnsville

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis community was in mourning on Monday after authorities said two police officers and a firefighter were killed by a heavily armed man who shot at them from inside a home that was filled with children. The shooting on Sunday in a tree-lined neighborhood [...]

February 19th, 2024|

Future Of Southern Minnesota Lakes Conference To Be Held

ISG will host the second annual Future of Southern Minnesota Lakes Conference at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center in Mankato, Minnesota. The conference will open on Friday evening, April 12, with a fireside chat featuring writer and host of the television show "Minnesota Bound," Ron Schara. The evening [...]

February 7th, 2024|

Swea City Fire

On Tuesday, February 6th at 3 am the Swea City Fire Department was dispatched for a structure fire at 308 Park Avenue in Swea City. On arrival, a detached garage was found fully engulfed with the fire starting to spread to the house. All occupants were safely out of the [...]

February 6th, 2024|

SMIF Seeking Grant Applicants

OWATONNA, Minn., February 5, 2024 - Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), in partnership with publishing companies Capstone and ABDO, is accepting applications for its Early Literacy Grant program. This grant is designed to support early literacy efforts that enhance school readiness for children birth to age eight by providing children with books. Nonprofit organizations working with these children [...]

February 5th, 2024|

Snowplow Naming Contest Winners Revealed

RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Travelers in northwestern Minnesota can shake off their trepidation about hitting the winter roads knowing Taylor Drift is clearing a path ahead of them. The snowplow named for Taylor Swift was the runaway winner of Minnesota’s fourth annual Name a Snowplow contest, with eight new names announced Tuesday. [...]

January 31st, 2024|
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