Southern Minnesota

Minnesota Girl Scout Camp Permanently Closes Due To Flood DamageA southern Minnesota Girl Scout camp is closing after more than 40 years. Past and current scouts gathered in Houston to say their final farewell this weekend. Camp Whispering Hills first opened in 1972.
Children's Museum Of Southern Minnesota Opens In MankatoThe Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota has finally opened after a decade of planning and fundraising. The doors first opened Friday after construction began last year on the permanent $5 million home in Mankato.
Potentially Severe Storms Moving Into Minn. Wednesday NightOur warmest temperatures so far this year are setting the stage for a potentially stormy night. A line of storms will develop from the Twin Cities through southern Minnesota this evening and carry with it a chance for severe storms to develop.
Rain, Snow Moving Toward Southern MinnesotaAnother shot of winter weather is heading toward southeastern Minnesota.
Southern Minnesota Buried By Springtime SnowstormAfter an anemic season for snow, a spring storm dumped more than a foot of it on parts of Minnesota, forcing some schools to close.
Winter Storm Dumps Snow In Southern MinnesotaSouthern Minnesota is digging out from a winter storm that is pushing across the Plains and Midwest.
Southern Half Of Minn. Under Air Pollution AdvisoryThe southern half of Minnesota is under an air pollution advisory. Warmer temperatures, along with moisture and low winds, are causing fine particles to be trapped near the ground. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it's unhealthy for people with respiratory health problems.
Snow Snarls Traffic Just In Time For Thanksgiving TravelA Winter Storm advisory was issued for southern Minnesota Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year. The National Weather Service said the heaviest snow was expectd south of the Twin Cities metro area, near Mankato, St. Peter, Faribault, Waseca and Owatonna.
New York Photographer Captures Moments For #OnlyInMN CampaignMinnesota had a beautiful fall. That could be seen in real life and all over social media. In fact, the last few months have been pretty incredible, with all the shots of the changing leaves.
Lawsuit Exposes Southern Minnesota Religious Group A lawsuit has exposed deep-seated secrets surrounding a religious group in southern Minnesota. For 35 years, Suzanne and Karl Solum were members of a Christian ministry called Maranatha in Spring Grove, Minn. They pooled all their money with everyone else in the group but when they left six years ago, they wanted their share and sued.
Another Day In Flood Ravaged Farm Fields For Gov. DaytonGov. Mark Dayton spent another day in waterlogged farm fields in southern Minn. getting a firsthand look at flood damage. . The Governor was on WCCO Radio with Esme Murphy Friday afternoon. "Forty percent of the farm land has been destroyed or damaged. Bridges and culverts wiped out. And of course people are dealing with loss of crops, and livestock," Dayton said. "It's really awful."
Southern Minn. Community Rallies To Fight FloodingSnaking along a house, a string of strong-armed volunteers are racing a demon. The LeSueur River jumped a foot and a half overnight, and it's quickly closing in on the small town of St. Clair, Minn. Brad O'Donnell's home is one of many being threatened.