Martin County

Hog Farm Fire

Barn Fire Kills Thousands Of Animals, Workers Devastated

Employees are calling it devastating. Thousands of animals have died in a massive fire in southern Minnesota. The fire broke out Saturday afternoon just after 3 p.m. at the Cougar Run Farm, near the town of Truman. It’s about 45 minutes south of Mankato.

10/26/2014

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Patrol: 1 Dead After School Bus Collides With Truck In Martin Co.

A man is dead and a 4-year-old child is seriously injured after a truck crashed into a school bus Friday morning in southwestern Minnesota, the state patrol said. According to the patrol, the two vehicles collided in an intersection, as the truck was traveling northbound on 90th Street, and the bus was going north on 20th Avenue.

10/12/2013

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Crash Kills Boy, 6, In Southern Minnesota

Authorities say a 6-year-old boy is dead after a crash in far southern Minnesota Sunday morning, and alcohol was detected on the driver at the scene.

03/04/2013

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Drought Crippling Fairmont & DNR Nixes Using Lake Water

After a dry summer, fall drought conditions hit much of Minnesota hard.

02/08/2013

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Woman Cited 4 Times In 1 Day For Speeding Identified

The 49-year-old woman who received no fewer than four speeding tickets last week after flying down on I-90 as fast as 112 mph has been identified.

01/30/2013

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Patrol: Woman Cited 4 Times In 1 Day For Speeding

A 49-year-old woman from Alabama got not one, not two, not three, but four speeding tickets on Friday after flying down on I-90 as fast as 112 mph, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/29/2013

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Field Fires Keep Firefighters Busy Near Fairmont

Fire departments in southern Minnesota had their hands full as gusty winds whipped up fires through dried corn and soybean fields. At least a half-dozen field fires were reported early Thursday afternoon in Martin County.

09/29/2011

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Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty In Overdose Death

A woman has pleaded guilty to providing the drugs that caused her friend’s overdose death in Martin County.

08/09/2011

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Minn. Counties Waiting For State GOP To Pay Bills

At least three Minnesota counties are waiting for the Republican Party of Minnesota to reimburse them for document-copying costs stemming from the November election.

04/23/2011

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County Commissioner Facing Felony Theft Charges

The Martin County commissioner is facing felony theft charges.

02/04/2011

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