A 77-year-old Faribault man has died after he was hit by a car while walking his dog.
Rembrandt Enterprises is laying off nearly 40 full-time employees, for now. The virus hit its egg-laying plant in Renville earlier this month and forced them to put down more than 2 million chickens.
Losses due to the bird flu in Minnesota are now estimated at more than $300-million dollars. It’s not just turkey farmers that are affected, the bird flu has created a trickle-down effect. It’s even impacted a wood-recycling company in Faribault.
State authorities have taken over management of nursing homes in Faribault (FAIR’-boh) and Owatonna after their owners ran into financial troubles.
Jennie-O Turkey Store says it’s laying off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut the number of available turkeys.
One person was killed Saturday and another was hurt after a two-car crash in southern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the crash at about 5:38 p.m. on Highway 60 at Dalton Avenue in Faribault.
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash involving three people in Rice County. Police say the accident happened on Hwy 60 just west of Faribault at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Bloomington police say they arrested a man and a woman in connection to a Saturday night shooting at a hotel near the Mall of America.
It’s transition time in Minnesota’s prep sports scene. The winter season is over and the champions have been crowned. While we have the time, let’s look back on an eventful winter season and reflect on the teams and games that gave us excitement and allowed us to appreciate high schools sports for what they are: Fun, competitive and entertaining.
Two adult males and one teenager are recovering after being attacked by two Rottweiler dogs on Saturday. According to the Faribault Police Department, officers responded to a call of a dog attack in the 1000 block of 1st Avenue Northwest in Faribault.
Controversy is surrounding the Minnesota State High School High-Kick Dance Championship after several of the teams claim the winning group copied their dance from a Utah dance line.
Utah coach Shannon Mortensen and Faribault coach Lois Krinke addressed the controversy surrounding Faribault’s state high-kick dance title Monday afternoon on WCCO Radio with Chad Hartman.
The Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the class AAA high kick dance championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn’t deserve the win.
Police say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.
If you’re going to attempt a jailbreak, wouldn’t you have a plan for ditching your orange jumpsuit? Rice County authorities say two minimum-security inmates, both 18 years old, threw a fire extinguisher through a window and escaped from the county jail in Faribault early Wednesday morning.
The cause of death of a 32-year-old mother found unresponsive Friday morning in a Faribault home is not clear, according to police. Crews responded to a report of an unresponsive woman in a residence on the 300 block of 14th Street Northwest at about 7:20 a.m.
J.P. Parise, the former North Stars playmaker and father of Wild star Zach Parise, died Wednesday following a struggle with lung cancer. He was 73.
Actress Kuoth Wiel will host a red carpet screening of the movie “The Good Lie” Tuesday in St. Louis Park. Wiel makes her screen debut in the movie about Sudanese refugees resettling in Kansas. Best Actress Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon stars alongside Sudanese actors.
A long journey for a family and their dog has a happy ending. Betsy the coon hound ran away from her Faribault home about a year ago.
Faribault police are asking the public’s help in identifying a teenager suspected of robbing a Kwik Trip convenience store over the weekend with a knife.
Police in southern Minnesota say that earlier this week two preteen girls defaced numerous grave markers with spray paint. The vandalism happened at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault, and the local police department says it was reported on Monday.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Faribault teen they believe is a runaway. Faribault Police says 17-year-old Ramlo Hassan Ali was last seen on Aug. 25. Ali allegedly told friends that she planned to take a road trip. She said the less they know, the better.
Prosecutors in Minnesota argued Friday that a former nurse should be convicted of assisting suicide for sending emails and other online communications in which he urged two people to kill themselves and gave them information on how to do it.
The man who shot and killed a teacher in 2011 and was later questioned in Jacob Wetterling’s disappearance died in prison of natural causes, according to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.
Tuesday brought some tough cleaning-up jobs following two unusual accidents. The first happened at Highway 21 and Park Avenue in Faribault, Minn., when a truck carrying turkeys tipped over. All of the turkeys had to be removed from the truck.