Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsWe have four huge match-ups on Friday across the state in basketball and hockey, and virtually all are top-10 teams squaring off. A big win can give a team momentum heading into the playoffs, and while nobody likes to lose, it can serve as a gauge for where your team needs to get better.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top Basketball Match-UpsIt's a big weekend for many high school basketball teams as conference races around the Twin Cities are heating up. There are some big games Friday night with conference implications featuring highly-ranked teams facing each other across the Twin Cities both in boys and girls basketball.
Charges: Waverly Man Was Driving Drunk In Fatal Highway 12 CrashA 24-year-old Waverly man is accused of driving drunk in a head-on crash in Delano last week that left a mother of three dead, according to charges filed in Wright County Court.
'He Was Just A Fun-Loving Kid': Missing Marine Left Mark On CommunitySearch and rescue operations are underway for 12 military personnel who went missing after two helicopters collided off the coast of Oahu late Thursday night. Among those missing is a United States Marine from Minnesota.
Minnesota Marine Missing After Helicopters Collide In HawaiiSergeant Dillon Semolina, from Delano, is believed to be one of the 12 missing after two Marine helicopters collided off the Oahu coast in Hawaii Friday morning.
Drunk Driving Suspected In Fatal Highway 12 CrashA Cokato woman is dead after a head-on crash occurred on Highway 12 in Delano late Wednesday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, around 10:45 p.m. 24-year-old Michael P. Steer, of Waverly, was driving eastbound on Highway 12 when he crossed through the center turn lane and into oncoming traffic.
Prep Blog: Week 6, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's another huge week in high school football as after Friday night's action, there are just two weeks left in the regular season. That means the focus for many teams has shifted to the playoffs. The primary focus is still the Friday night opponent every week, but teams are now looking at where they might be headed for the postseason.
Hautman Brothers Finish 1-2-3 In Prestigious Art ContestThree Minnesota brothers have hit the trifecta of the wildlife art world, taking the top three spots in the prestigious Federal Duck Stamp art contest. Joseph Hautman, of Plymouth, won with his painting of a pair of trumpeter swans.
A Year After Flooding, Delano Plans Fourth Of July ParadeEach year the city of Delano has one of the largest and oldest Fourth of July parades in the state. But last year intense flooding of the Crow River almost cancelled the festivities.
Delano Man Dies In ATV Crash In Carver CountyA 53-year-old Delano man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle crash in Carver County. Sheriff Jim Olson says deputies were called to the accident about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The sheriff says Neil Francis Zimmerman was riding an ATV in the city of Mayer when he lost control and flipped the machine.
Minn. Co. Donates Rumble Strips To Deadly Hwy.A Minnesota road construction company is stepping in to help improve safety on a west metro highway. Diamond Surface Inc. will donate time and resources to add rumble strips to Highway 12. In the last eight months, four people have died on a stretch of Highway 12 near Maple Plain from head-on crashes.
Flood-Ravaged Delano Holds July 4th CelebrationsIt's been just over a week since Delano battled flood waters on the Crow River. The river crested at more than 21 feet, the second highest in history. Several businesses in the downtown area were forced to close along with a busy bridge. Homes were also threatened by the high water.