South Dakota man injured in collision with semi near Gibbon
A South Dakota man was injured in a collision with a semi-truck west of Gibbon Tuesday afternoon. According to the state patrol, a 2009 Hyundai Elantra driven by Obatola Olayinka Layiwola, age 21, of Madison, SD, was

Voting fraud charges for Vesta man
A Vesta man has been accused of voter fraud. David Alan Naatjes, 72, was charged with felony eligibility to vote in Redwood County Court last week. Court documents say Naatjes voted in the November 2018 election, despite

Mankato man accused of New Ulm baseball bat attack
A Mankato man is accused of waiting outside of a New Ulm apartment for over three hours to attack his former friend with a baseball bat. Jesse James Cowing, 40, has been charged with felony counts of

Sleepy Eye Del Monte plant will close
Del Monte will close its Sleepy Eye plant, the company said Tuesday. A release from Singapore-based Del Monte Pacific Limited says the Sleepy Eye plant is one of two in the U.S. to close its doors. Tim

PVC tube containing dynamite detonated in Meeker County
LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A PVC tube containing 11 sticks of dynamite was found in a Meeker County garage and detonated by authorities. Sheriff Brian Cruze says his office got a call Monday about possible explosives found

H and L Motors in Renville closes
The Renville County Register says earlier this month H and L motors in Renville closed its doors for good. The paper says last year the business was sold by long time owners Gary and Larry Eckhoff to

Kandiyohi County sheriff releases the names of the men in capsized sail boat
Two men swam a mile to safety after their sailboat capsized on Big Kandiyohi Lake during a storm early Sunday morning. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department says at 1:23 Sunday morning they received a call about a

Wandering bull on I-94 reunited with its owner
A bull found strolling along I-94 in Central Minnesota Friday morning has been returned safely to its owner. The Stearns County Sheriff’s office first recieved a call about the bull walking near the Sauk Centre exit, but

Franklin men safe after sailboat capsizes on Kandiyohi County lake
Two men are safe after strong winds overturned their sailboat on a lake in southwest Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was called about the overturned sailboat on Big Kandiyohi Lake early Sunday. Two men from Franklin

Redwood Falls nurses plan August 20 informational picket (updated with hospital’s response)
Redwood Falls acute care nurses are taking concerns about Carris Health-Redwood Hospital’s approach to hiring nurses at the community hospital to the public on August 20. Nurses are planning an informational picket in front of the hospital