Authorities 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.
The 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 has struck its biggest operation yet in Minnesota — a farm with over 1.1 million chickens in Nicollet County of south-central Minnesota.
The 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.
A 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.
A court ruling stripping a Minnesota couple of parental rights of their malnourished child has been upheld.
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.
A 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.
Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered a pair of special elections for Feb. 12 to fill two open state House seats.
Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist says wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
Authorities 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.
A judge says an 8-year-old boy who was allegedly starved by a Minnesota couple will remain in foster care for now.
A North Mankato couple allegedly starved their adopted son to the point that the 8-year-old weighed just under 35 pounds, according to newly filed criminal charges. The abuse was carried out in full view of the boy’s three siblings, the criminal complaint says.
A patient who went missing from the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center Tuesday has been located Wednesday afternoon.
Authorities say a St. Peter Treatment Center patient stabbed his mother multiple times at Seven Mile Park Tuesday.
Lottery officials say Thomas Browne, his son Lee Browne and his daughter Elaine Pleiss presented the winning ticket Thursday.
Someone has bought a winning Hot Lotto ticket in Minnesota worth a nearly $3 million jackpot.
A Hot Lotto ticket with a $2.99 million jackpot has been sold in Nicollet County Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Lottery.
Nearly 1,000 hogs have been stolen from Iowa and Minnesota farms in recent weeks, and investigators believe one or more well-organized animal theft operation may be responsible.
A semi truck and a car collided Monday, killing an 85-year-old woman in Nicollet County, police said.
With more rain in the forecast this week, Minnesota farmers are fighting a continuing battle to grow their crops and people are once again keeping a watchful eye on some swelling rivers.
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.