A barn was destroyed by a three-alarm fire Saturday evening in Belle Plaine. According to the Scott County Dispatch, the fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. on a farm on Meridian Circle. When crews arrived, a large barn was fully engulfed in flames. Several fire departments – including those of Belle Plaine, Sibley, Henderson, Le Sueur and Jordan – responded the blaze.
One Minnesota city is trying something different to get people to invest in their town. The small town of Henderson, located just southwest of the Twin Cities, took a big hit from the falling housing market.
A woman in southern Minnesota has been indicted on seven felony counts in connection with the 2001 death of her baby, according to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office.
A barn housing around 400 hogs caught fire early Sunday morning. Roughly 250 hogs were killed.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed all state roads into Henderson. Flooded and weak roads have made it dangerous for drivers.
The Minnesota River surged onto Highway 93 in Henderson Monday as the city repaired for flooding by sealing off the town from the south and east with concrete floodwalls.
Flood preparations in Scott County have been underway for some time, but this week’s weather forecast has officials concerned.
A fire that killed a 17 year-old girl in Henderson, Minnesota is being called ‘suspicious’.