Charges: Man Pulls 15 Grams Of Meth Out Of Underwear During Jail Strip SearchAn Owatonna man surprised officers at the Rice County Jail Wednesday morning during a strip search. The Rice County Attorney's Office says Faribault police officers were called to a Days Inn just after 3 a.m. Employees notified police that a smoke alarm in one of the rooms had been triggered several times.
Student Arrested After Shooting Boy With BB Gun At Faribault Middle SchoolAuthorities say a 12-year-old student was detained Tuesday after allegedly shooting a 13-year-old boy with a BB gun at Faribault Middle School. The incident happened at about 12:44 p.m. in a boys' bathroom at the school.
Dance Team Rules Modified After Controversial DisqualificationThe best high school dancers in the state are competing in Minneapolis this weekend at Target Center during the Minnesota State Dance Championships. The competition drew controversy last year after the Faribault Emeralds took the crown for the AAA high kick competition.
Classes Canceled, Snow Emergencies Declared In Twin CitiesSome students have the day off in Minnesota as a powerful storm approaches the state. The storm is expected to bring blizzard-like conditions to far southern Minnesota through Tuesday night. Wind gusts of up to 40 mph could cause whiteout conditions.
96-Year-Old Fights For Women Airforce Service Pilots To Be Buried At ArlingtonA Minnesota woman who served as an Air Force service pilot in World War II has a new fight. The 96-year-old wants women Air Force Service Pilots to be able to be buried at Arlington Cemetary.
Emotional Outbursts Follow Alexandria Woman's Murder SentencingAn Alexandria woman learned Friday she will spend more than seven years in prison for the murder of a man she loved. Jason Nyberg died in September inside the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault after 34-year-old Melissa Guillette smuggled in methamphetamine and passed it to him.
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.