Sheriff: Suspect Hospitalized After Assaulting Man With Hammer, Fleeing And CrashingA southern Minnesota man is hospitalized and awaiting charges after authorities say he beat an elderly man with a hammer, led deputies on a high-speed chase and crashed head-on into a semi truck.
'He Was Like Our Child': Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor's DogA southern Minnesota man is accused of animal cruelty after fatally shooting a neighbor’s dog in June with a pellet gun.
Sheriff: Blue Earth County Deaths Are Likely Murder-SuicideAuthorities say the deaths of a man and a woman in a Good Thunder home are likely a murder-suicide. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Department released preliminary autopsy results on Sunday.
Sheriff: 2 Found Dead In Blue Earth County HomeTwo people were found dead Friday in a Good Thunder home, according to the Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office. A woman reported finding the bodies just before 11 a.m. in a bedroom of a home on the 800 block of Chapel Street.
Virus Kills 7,000 Minn. Pigs An illness that only affects pigs is making its way across the Midwest, including here in Minnesota. The Porcine Epidemic Virus (P.E.D.) killed more than 7,000 pigs at a facility near Good Thunder last December. Pork producers say newborn piglets are most susceptible, and it's always fatal. The virus’ devastation cost the facility about $500,000.