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.
The Mapleton School Building has been evacuated Monday afternoon due to a bomb threat, according to the School District.
Master 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.
State investigators say a bone found near Mankato belonged to a missing Mapleton man last seen in Mankato about a year ago.
Jamy 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.