Featured News
  • pham1

    Although the evidence appears incriminating, a Shakopee man accused of growing large amounts of marijuana in his home has pleaded not guilty to an amended charge in Scott County Court. Tien Van Pham, 46, pleaded …

    Keep Reading >>

    21 Feb 12
  • Peterson

    A recent Prior Lake High School graduate was among those killed Monday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria. According to the State Patrol accident report, Lauren J. Peterson, 18, was …

    Keep Reading >>

    21 Feb 12
  • Rodriguez-Bella

    A Northfield woman hoping for lottery luck now faces prison time after allegedly stealing more than 400 tickets – worth more than $2,000 – from the gas station where she worked. Deanna Rae Rodriguez-Bella, 20, …

    Keep Reading >>

    17 Feb 12
  • fire

    A pallet recycling center in Waterville is considered a total loss after the main building on its site burned down Wednesday morning. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office, Waterville Police and Waterville Fire Department arrived …

    Keep Reading >>

    17 Feb 12
  • Photo credit: KARE-TV

    GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) – A suspected norovirus outbreak is sickening students at Sibley East in Gaylord (GAY’-lerd). One-third of the elementary and junior high students were out sick Wednesday and Thursday with flu-like symptoms. Laura …

    Keep Reading >>

    17 Feb 12
  • prison

    A controversial program designed to help keep inmates from re-offending is seeing results in two Minnesota prisons. According to a report from the Department of Corrections, inmates involved in the InnerChange Freedom Initiative have reduced …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Feb 12
  • Police Lights

    A Mankato man is facing charges after attempting to swindle three separate parties who were under the impression they were purchasing a mobile home. Douglas Holmgren, 43, of Mankato advertised the sale of his mobile …

    Keep Reading >>

    16 Feb 12
  • Robert Jerde1

    Local authorities say they have extra reason to believe they found the man who robbed a bank in Prior Lake last fall: his ex-girlfriend turned him in. The Scott County Attorney’s Office charged 42-year-old Robert …

    Keep Reading >>

    15 Feb 12