A teacher at a Catholic school in Austin has been fired and jailed on suspicion of having sex with a minor student. The 28-year-old woman taught math at Pacelli High School. Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger says she was arrested at home Monday after police were summoned to the school earlier in the day.
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal rollover crash early Saturday morning in Mower County. The accident happened at about 5:24 a.m. on Highway 218, north of Austin, Minn.
The Mower County Sheriff’s office says there was a possible cougar sighting Wednesday. A resident notified the sheriff that they took pictures of a “large, cat-like creature” near Udolpho Township in the county’s northwest corner.
Mower County authorities say 22 dairy cows have been found dead in a barn of apparent starvation, and a farmer has been cited. Mower County Attorney Kristen Nelsen says the animals were found in February, but the citation wasn’t issued this week because of “extenuating circumstances” involving the owners. Sheriff Terese Amazi says the 52-year-old man and his 75-year-old father were in a serious car crash recently.
The Brownsdale City Council has voted to fire the city’s police chief after he was charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, 42-year-old Jason Mindrup offered a woman a ride in his truck on Aug. 31 after talking with her at the Cheers Bar in Waltham, Minn.
Packing heat? Your gun can get you a discount at a southern Minnesota restaurant.
For now, a Minnesota county will stay involved with the care of a baby with HIV.
A baby with HIV who was taken from his parents by Mower County officials has returned home. But the custody fight for Rico Martinez-Nagel isn’t over.
A family’s fight to get their baby back has the attention of the medical community and the court system in Mower County.
The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Mower County after a car lost control and collided head-on with a school bus Wednesday afternoon.
Five people have been shot and two people are in critical condition after a shooting in Lansing, Minn. early Sunday morning, according to the Mower County Sheriff’s Office.
A Minnesota 3-year-old got quite the scare Thursday when a raccoon attacked her at her Austin home.
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Mower County Wednesday.
A Minnesota man with suspected ties to white supremacist groups has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge.
A southeastern Minnesota nursing home is accused of neglect after a patient died from choking on food during a meal last march, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.