Flags To Fly At Half-Staff For Fallen Mapleton FirefighterTimothy Wayne Royce, of Mapleton, was found unconscious after suffering a heart attack in the early hours of March 30.
Sheriff's Office: Husband, Wife Dead In Likely Murder-SuicidePolice say a man in southern Minnesota apparently shot his wife to death before killing himself.
Charges: Man Drugged Woman's Beer With MethA southern Minnesota man is accused of putting methamphetamine in a woman's drink without her knowledge.
Update: Missing Mapleton Man FoundOfficials in southern Minnesota are asking the public’s help in finding a missing man.
Man Found Dead In Car Parked At Albert Lea CemeteryOfficials in Albert Lea say no foul play is suspected after the body of a Mapleton man was discovered Wednesday in a car parked at a cemetery.
More Than 10 Inches Of New Snow In S Minn.Parts of southern Minnesota are dealing with more than 10 inches of new snow. The deep spot is Mapleton in Blue Earth County where 10 1/2 inches had fallen by Wednesday morning. St. James in Watonwan County has 9 1/2 inches of fresh snow.
Bomb Threat Causes Evacuation At Mapleton SchoolThe Mapleton School Building has been evacuated Monday afternoon due to a bomb threat, according to the School District.
Soldier Surprises Family During Basketball GameMaster Sergeant Pierre Stencel of Mapleton arrived home Friday night after his mission in Afghanistan. He was announced and recognized during a timeout in the game and walked onto the court to the surprise of his son.
Bone Found Near Mankato Belonged To Missing ManState investigators say a bone found near Mankato belonged to a missing Mapleton man last seen in Mankato about a year ago.
Tornado Destroys Dozen Or More Blocks In Iowa TownJamy Garden's house began to rumble with the approach of a tornado that at one point measured three-quarters of a mile wide. Then the windows shattered, spraying her with glass. Using her cell phone as a flashlight, she fled downstairs and called her grandmother.