3-Alarm Fire Destroys Belle Plaine BarnA barn was destroyed by a three-alarm fire Saturday evening in Belle Plaine. According to the Scott County Dispatch, the fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. on a farm on Meridian Circle. When crews arrived, a large barn was fully engulfed in flames. Several fire departments - including those of Belle Plaine, Sibley, Henderson, Le Sueur and Jordan – responded the blaze.
1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Construction Accident Near New PragueThe identities of the two men involved in a construction accident have been released. Authorities say 28-year-old Robert Fenstermacher, of Oologah, OK, was killed in the accident and 37-year-old Jeremy Moye, of Machesney, IL, was transported to Mayo One hospital in New Prague, where he was treated and released for his injuries.