A Springfield, Minn. man was arrested in connection with the Sleepy Eye car accident that led to the discovery of human remains last month. Twenty-six year old Miguel Angel Vazquez, of Springfield, Minn., was arrested on charges of second degree murder.
We had a dry fall, winter, and spring – until recently as many parts of the state have received several inches of rain in the past week.
Heavy rains are causing some road flooding in southwestern Minnesota.
High water and debris in the Cottonwood River apparently broke a natural gas line in New Ulm, and more than two dozen homes lost service.
New Ulm is building a berm to protect itself against the Minnesota River.