Nicollet County

6 People Thrown From Boat Into Minnesota RiverAuthorities in south-central Minnesota say six people including two children were thrown overboard from a boat on the Minnesota River. The Nicollet County Sheriff's office was notified of the accident north of Mankato around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.
Bird Flu Strikes 2 More Flocks, Upping Total Affected To 82The bird flu virus continues to infect flocks in Minnesota. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said Tuesday that two flocks in Kandiyohi are likely to have tested positive for the disease, which would bump the total number of affected farms to 82.
Bird Flu Strikes Biggest Minnesota Farm Yet; 1.1M ChickensBird flu has struck its biggest operation yet in Minnesota — a farm with over 1.1 million chickens in Nicollet County of south-central Minnesota.
20-Year-Old Dead After Pickup Rolls Over In Nicollet CountyThe Fergus Falls man killed after his Dodge Ram rolled over into a ditch and collided with a tree has been identified. On Friday, the State Patrol said the victim was 20-year-old Andrew Taylor.
State Trooper Involved In Nicollet Co. CrashA State Trooper's car was sideswiped in Nicollet County Friday evening. According to the incident report, around 8:14 p.m. Minnesota State trooper was stopped at a crash scene on the southbound shoulder of Highway 15 in new Ulm.
Ruling In Minn. Malnutrition Case Upheld On Appeal A court ruling stripping a Minnesota couple of parental rights of their malnourished child has been upheld.
Minn. Couple Accused Of Starving Son Enter Plea A southern Minnesota couple accused of starving their adopted son to the point that authorities said his bones were protruding reached a plea agreement with prosecutors Monday.
4-Year-Old Girl Airlifted To HCMC After Dog BiteA four-year-old girl suffered a dog bite to the neck Saturday morning at a rural residence near Courtland in Nicollet County. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s office, the girl was bit on the side of her neck by a 7-year-old German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd mix while she was petting it at. She was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center, and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Dayton Sets February Special Elections For House Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered a pair of special elections for Feb. 12 to fill two open state House seats.
GOP's Quist Seeks Comeback To Minn. LegislatureFormer state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist says wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Semi In Nicollet CountyAuthorities say a 63-year-old North Mankato man was killed in a crash Monday when his car was hit by a semi in Nicollet County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Allegedly Starved Minn. Boy To Stay In Foster CareA judge says an 8-year-old boy who was allegedly starved by a Minnesota couple will remain in foster care for now.
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