Mower County

Identities Released In Fatal Mower County CrashThe two people involved in a fatal crash between a semi-truck and a passenger car in Mower County have been identified.
State Patrol Investigating Deadly Crash In Southern MinnesotaThe Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in southern Minnesota Wednesday morning. Authorities said the crash happened at about 8:23 a.m. on Highway 63 in Mower County at milepost 26.
Austin School Teacher Accused Of Sex With StudentA 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.
1 Killed In Rollover Crash Near AustinThe 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.
Sheriff: Possible Cougar Sighting In Mower CountyThe 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.
Minn. Farmer Cited After 22 Dairy Cows Found DeadMower 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.
Brownsdale Police Chief Charged With Sex Assault FiredThe 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.
S. MN Restaurant Offers 'Conceal & Carry' DiscountPacking heat? Your gun can get you a discount at a southern Minnesota restaurant.
County To Stay Involved In Care Of Baby With HIVFor now, a Minnesota county will stay involved with the care of a baby with HIV.
Baby Rico Returns Home For NowA baby with HIV who was taken from his parents</a> by Mower County officials has returned home. But the custody fight for Rico Martinez-Nagel isn't over.
Mower Co. Family Fights For Custody Of HIV-Positive InfantA family's fight to get their baby back has the attention of the medical community and the court system in Mower County.
Patrol: Teen Dies After Collision With School BusThe 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.
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