Public works employees in the southwestern city of Minneota frequently hang inside manholes, poking with a long stick to move chunks of human waste and refuse that block sewer flow. The mayor of Winsted, a city of about 2,400, wonders how he’ll pay for a $7 million upgrade to the town’s wastewater treatment facility.
Grant Hennen rushed for 179 yards, Cole Hennen had a long clinching score and Minneota held off Dawson-Boyd 28-14 Saturday in the Class 1A Championship at the Prep Bowl.
Madison McKeever scored 27 points and Korbyn Ross added 17 to lead Win-E-Mac past defending-champion Minneota, 61-53, in the Class 1A championship. The Patriots (31-2) were up 47-32 with 12:21 left in the game when the Vikings (32-2) pulled within 52-50 with three minutes left.
Terran Petteway scored a career-high 35 points, Nebraska overcame Malik Smith’s shooting exhibition in his first start for Minnesota, and the Cornhuskers bounced back from a crushing loss at Penn State to hang on for an 82-78 victory Sunday.
The match-ups are set for the Prep Bowl, where high school football teams leave the Metrodome as state champions or get so close and have it go wrong in one game. Now all high school football fans can do is wait a week as state championship games in all seven classes will be played the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving.
As soon as this latest round of snow melts, spring projects begin — and that means a trip to the hardware store.
Minneota sophomore Taylor Reiss didn’t want a three-peat of a trip to the state tournament without winning the title.
Minneota and Ada-Borup will meet for the Class 1A girls basketball championship.
In communities all around Minnesota, there is no shortage of good, hard-working families who just need a little help to get through tough times.
A 34-year-old Mahnomen, Minn. man has been sentenced to life in prison without the opportunity of parole for the shooting death of a Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Deputy.
A jury found a 34-year-old Minnesota man guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff’s deputy Chris Dewey.
A pilot project has begun that will allow Minnesotans a closer look at what goes on in some courtrooms.