Boy, 17, Arrested For Online Threat Against School In Cottonwood Co.A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday after he allegedly posted a threat against Fairmont schools Monday, according to the Fairmont Police Department.
State Patrol: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Cottonwood Co. CrashOne man is dead and a woman is injured after a crash Friday afternoon in Cottonwood County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 1:04 p.m. on Highway 60 near 570th Avenue in Mountain Lake.
Bird Flu Confirmed At 4 More Minnesota Turkey FarmsState and federal authorities have confirmed outbreaks of a deadly form of bird flu at four more turkey farms in Minnesota, raising the number of farms affected in the state to 13. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the new cases are in Cottonwood, Lyon, Watonwan and Stearns counties.
Obama Declares Storm Disaster After Ice StormPresident Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
Suspect Dead After Crashing Into State Trooper With MotorcycleA suspect was killed Saturday night after crashing his motorcycle into a State Trooper, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Uncovering MN's History Through Ancient PetroglyphsIn Cottonwood County, tribes of Native Americans left simple carvings over thousands of years that recorded their lives. They're called petroglyphs and a recent discovery at the historic site in western Minnesota has anthropologists looking for more.