'Hardest Thing I've Been Through': Dairy Farm Rebuilding After Losing Cows Last WinterSoutheastern Minnesota was the perfect place to build a dairy farm that would pass down through the generations, but three months ago, it was a different story on the Hoffman Farm.
Minnesota Farmers Fear Barn Collapses From Heavy SnowDuring the last week of February, it's estimated that more two dozen Minnesota dairy barns collapsed due to heavy snow. About 25 other farm buildings in the state also collapsed.
Sheriff: 200-Pound Bear Euthanized In ChatfieldA 200-pound black bear found at a residence in southeastern Minnesota had to be euthanized after it growled at authorities and posed a threat to residents in the area.
State Patrol: Alcohol A Factor In Hwy 52 Crash That Killed Girl, 16A 16-year-old girl from southern Minnesota died in a head-on crash on Highway 52 Thursday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 55-year-old Cindy L. Mueske, of Ashland, Ill., was driving northbound between Fountain and Chatfield when she crossed over the centerline.
Driver Killed In Chatfield Head-On Crash IdentifiedThe driver killed in an Olmsted County head-on crash has been identified. According to the state patrol, witnesses reported that a Honda Civic was traveling northbound on Hwy 52 north of Chatfield, Minnesota, when it crossed the center line several times before colliding with a southbound GMC Acadia.
Woman Hurt Falling Out Of Car WindowA 23-year-old Rochester woman was injured after she fell out of a moving vehicle's window Saturday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The incident happened along Highway 52 east of Chatfield, Minnesota in Fillmore County.
Prep Blog: Looking Back At The Prep Bowleven state champions were crowned last weekend as the Minnesota State High School League hosted its final Prep Bowl at the Metrodome. For seven teams, getting to hoist a championship trophy last weekend made the extra weightlifting and work over the summer worth it. Over the course of 13 or 14 weeks, teammates became best friends as they all drove toward a common goal: Getting to the Metrodome for the Prep Bowl and winning it.
Chatfield Beats Minneota/Lincoln HI In Class 2A Chatfield's defense came up big when it mattered most. A group of Gophers stopped Austin Buysse just shy of the goal line on the opening play of the fourth quarter and Chatfield went on to beat Minneota/Lincoln HI 17-7 Friday in the Class 2A Championship game at the Prep Bowl.
Prep Blog: Previewing The Final Prep Bowl At The MetrodomeIt’s what every kid who has ever put on a football uniform dreams of: Playing at the Metrodome the weekend after Thanksgiving for a state championship. Between Friday and Saturday, 14 teams will play for titles and seven will finish their seasons as state champions.
Prep Blog: Prep Bowl Set After Semifinal WeekendThe match-ups are set for the Prep Bowl, where high school football teams leave the Metrodome as state champions or get so close and have it go wrong in one game. Now all high school football fans can do is wait a week as state championship games in all seven classes will be played the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving.
High School Sports Rally: Nov. 8, 2013The state football tournament is well underway, but one of the biggest stories of the day had to do with Minnesota basketball talent.