Wild Claim Left Wing Chris Porter Off WaiversThe Minnesota Wild have claimed left wing Chris Porter off waivers from Philadelphia. The move was made Thursday before the Wild's final exhibition game against Buffalo. Porter signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Flyers but was one of their final training camp cuts.
Police: Woman In Custody After Faribault Inmate's Fatal Meth OverdoseAn Alexandria woman is accused of smuggling methamphetamine into a Faribault jail, leading to the overdose death of an inmate. Faribault police say an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility Faribault was found dead in their cell on Sept. 5. An autopsy found that they had died from a meth overdose.
Annual Traveling Music Showcase To Kick Off In NorthfieldAn annual Minnesota traveling music showcase is scheduled to kick off in Northfield. The Minnesota Music Coalition says the fifth annual Caravan du Nord will kick off Oct. 3, in partnership with Carleton College.
Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Holds Huge Warehouse Sale
Faribault Man Indicted On 1st-Degree Murder In Death Of Ohio WomanA grand jury in Rice County has indicted a 39-year-old Faribault man on first-degree and second-degree murder charges in the death of a woman who went missing from Ohio.
Faribault Woolen Mills To Hold Huge Warehouse SaleOne of the state's most historic companies is about to offer some of its popular items at a huge discount. Faribault Woolen Mill Company is continuing an annual tradition that started last year. This year's highly-anticipated tent sale is expected to be so big, it is moving to their warehouse.
Rochester Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting At Mobile Home ParkA 19-year-old Rochester man has been arrested in a shooting at a mobile home park that killed one man and injured two others. The man was arrested Tuesday morning after several hours of a standoff that ended only after officers fired a chemical irritant into a home.
In Ohio Woman's Murder, Suspect's Wife Says There's More To The StoryThe wife of a Faribault man accused of killing a woman from Ohio believes there's more to the story than what police have made public.
Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's 5A State Football FieldLast year in Class 5A, Mankato West returned to the top, beating Simley in the Prep Bowl as the Scarlets made their ninth state tournament appearance. It was their fourth championship. So out of last year's state tournament teams, which has the best chance to be holding the championship trophy at the Prep Bowl? Here is a look at what's head in Class 5A, based on last year's state tournament teams.
Woodbury Man Drowns In Pond Near FaribaultAuthorities say a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault (FAIR'-boh) in southern Minnesota.
Bird Flu-Related Layoffs Harming Faribault's Economy, ResidentsIt has been nearly three weeks since the last reported case of the bird flu in Minnesota. But the state has been hit hard since the outbreak began in March. About nine million turkeys and more than 100 farms have been lost.
Faribault Tennis Coach Finishes Marathon Of MatchesThe head coach of the Faribault girls tennis team is proud, and as he describes it, "hurting all over." He likely broke a world record.