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.
Gym Teacher, Coach Accused Of Inappropriately Recording StylistThe head girls basketball coach at Sibley East is accused of inappropriately recording video of his hairstylist while he was getting a haircut.
Major Disaster Declared In 16 Areas In Minnesota A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.
June Storm & Flooding Damage = $108 MillionThirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.