Amid Rapid Warm-Up, Minnesota Floodwaters On The RiseWhen a flooded boat landing along the Minnesota River scuttled plans to launch an inspection boat, MnDOT bridge crew workers did the next best thing – they lowered it into the water with the help of a crane.
Best Hiking Trails In MinnesotaEnjoy Minnesota’s great outdoors on any of these five easy hiking trails.
Wander Minnesota: Road Trip To HendersonIf you’re looking for a relaxing day trip or getaway, there’s a little town along the Minnesota River that fits the bill. The main street of Henderson is just a few blocks long, but there are eateries and shops worth a visit.
Minnesota Starts Stabilizing Flood-Damaged HighwayMinnesota officials have hired a contractor to start stabilizing a highway closed by flood and mudslide damage. The Minnesota Department of Transportation tells the Mankato Free Press that GeoStabilization International of Grand Junction, Colorado, has begun work on Highway 19.
Nat’l Guard Working To Keep Water Out Of Henderson The rain may be over for now, but the damage from the recent heavy rains will be felt for quite some time. A mudslide badly damaged an apartment and a historic brewery in Jordan.
National Guard Sends Help To Southern Minn.The Minnesota National Guard is sending 20 soldiers to Henderson, Minn. to assist with flood response. Henderson is among the towns in southern Minnesota that suffered damage due to torrential rains that plagued the state over the last week. The soldiers will provide assistance by watching over flowage channels, levee watch and lift stations.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Zip LineIf you're looking for a break from your summer routine, you might think about zip lining. Several zip lines have popped up across Minnesota over the last few years, and we wanted to find the best. Your votes sent me an hour southwest of the Twin Cities to Henderson for the Kerfoot Canopy Tour.
2 Minnesota Men Held In Nebraska Pot CaseAuthorities say a Minnesota man and his son have been arrested after marijuana was found in the trunk of their car. The Nebraska State Patrol says a trooper pulled over the men's car for a traffic violation just before 11:30 a.m. Monday near the Henderson interchange of Interstate 80 in York County.
2 Cars Go Through Ice In LeSueur County, No InjuriesAuthorities said there were no serious injuries after two vehicles went through the ice on a southern Minnesota lake on Friday. The LeSueur County Sheriff’s Office was responded to the accident on Scotch Lake in the rural area of Cleveland, Minn., at about 4:09 p.m. Friday.
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.
Henderson Aims To Sell Land For Dirt CheapOne Minnesota city is trying something different to get people to invest in their town. The small town of Henderson, located just southwest of the Twin Cities, took a big hit from the falling housing market.
Woman Facing 7 Felony Counts In Baby’s DeathA woman in southern Minnesota has been indicted on seven felony counts in connection with the 2001 death of her baby, according to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office.