The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office says residents reported a tornado touchdown near St. James early Friday night. The touchdown was in Long Lake Township, where the sheriff’s office says a building owned by Civil Ag Group sustained extensive damage.
One man is dead and a woman is injured after a crash Friday afternoon in Cottonwood County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 1:04 p.m. on Highway 60 near 570th Avenue in Mountain Lake.
A young mother and her 6-month-old baby who were rescued by volunteer firefighters are out of intensive care. Alexis Liemthongsamout and Madysin Murch suffered smoke inhalation last week when a fire started in their mobile home in St. James, which is about 40 miles southwest of Mankato.
A 19-year-old mother and her 6-month-old child are in the hospital after a fire erupted in a mobile home Thursday morning, police said. According to the city of St. James, Watonwan County Dispatch received a call around 7:37 a.m. Thursday of a mobile home on fire at 50 block of 3rd Avenue North.
John Carson grew up in St. James, Minnesota, and joined the Minnesota Army National Guard in 1998 when he was 17. (He went to basic training the summer between his junior and senior year of high school.)
People often build outdoor swing sets, tree houses and even skating rinks outside for their kids. But in southern Minnesota, Greg Krueger has created a playground that’s all indoors, and all for his cats.
A bicyclist was listed in critical condition after he was involved in a crash with a car west of St. James, Minn. early Thursday morning. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. along County Road 3 near 650th Avenue, roughly 6 miles west of St. James.
A wet and chilly spring has given way to record high temperatures for mid-May in southern Minnesota.The temperature soared to 102 degrees Tuesday in St. James. Albert Lea and Fairmont both hit 100 while Mankato reached 99.
A 24-year-old man, who admitted he was having sex while driving, has been sentenced in the fatal crash that killed two people.
A Minnesota teenager found a way to be a part of his high school graduation following an accident that put him in the hospital.
Police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train in St. James just after midnight.