Prep Blog: Previewing The State Football SemifinalsIt's a huge week for the four teams that are left in each class. You're playing for something that might have only seemed like a dream in August: A chance to play for a state championship. The teams that advance this week head to TCF Bank Stadium to play in the Prep Bowl, while the others wonder what might have been after getting so close.
Prep Blog: Previewing The State Football QuarterfinalsEvery high school football player that steps on the field in August has the goal of playing football in November. That means you're in the state tournament, where anything is possible.
Authorities: Case Of Missing Wright Co. Man Is Now A Death InvestigationAuthorities said they are now treating the case of a missing Wright County man as a death investigation. According to Sheriff Joe Hagerty, authorities discovered evidence during a search in Hutchinson that led them to believe the disappearance of Christopher Rossing is now a death investigation.
Authorities Execute Search Warrant In Case Of Missing ManAuthorities executed a search warrant in Hutchinson this week in the hopes of obtaining more information in the disappearance of a missing Wright County man. Christopher Rossing was last seen alive in the early-morning hours of Aug. 23 as he was leaving Trouble's Bar and Restaurant in Howard Lake.
Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing 'The Big 4'A conference title is on the line Friday night in Arden Hills as a pair of top 5 teams in Class 6A square off. No. 5-ranked Mounds View hosts No. 4-ranked East Ridge, and the Raptors can clinch a share of the Suburban East Conference title with a victory. It The match-up highlights a big night in prep football.
High School Sports Rally: Sept. 19, 2014We've arrived at the final weekend of the summer, but high school football is just heating up. David McCoy reported on the featured game -- Hutchinson Vs. Orono -- while Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlighted the best plays from other games.
Prep Blog: Week 4, Previewing 'The Big 4'There's a huge match-up west of the Twin Cities Friday night that has Wright County Conference title implications later this year as Orono hosts Hutchinson. Both teams are unbeaten at 3-0, and the Spartans are ranked No. 5 in Class 4A, while the Tigers are the top-ranked team and the defending state champions.
DNR: Bird Disease Closes Pigeon Lake IslandsDNR officials say the islands in Meeker County’s Pigeon Lake have been closed due to discovery of a disease in double-crested cormorants.
2 Arrested In Wright County Man's DisappearanceA Hutchinson man has been arrested and charged in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Rossing. Robert Nuttall, 28, was specifically charged with kidnapping. Rossing has not been found.
Prep Blog: Week 3, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's Week 3 in high school football in Minnesota, which means conferences around the state are starting to take shape and seasons are starting to come together. For teams that got off to a slow start, it's still early enough that they can recover and make a successful regular season happen.
Man Seriously Injured In Renville Co. Rollover CrashA Hutchinson man is in serious condition after a rollover crash Friday afternoon in Preston Lake Township, near Buffalo Lake, Minn. The crash happened at about 4:45 p.m. on County Road 24, a half mile north of County Road 23, according to the Renville County Sheriff's Office.
Officials Seek Help Finding Missing Hutchinson Woman Officials in central Minnesota are asking the public’s help in finding a missing woman who was last seen Tuesday morning. The woman left for an appointment in Watertown that morning and never arrived.
Partial Remains Found In McLeod CountyAuthorities said they found partial human remains in McLeod County on Wednesday afternoon. At about 12:30 p.m. that day, the sheriff's office responded to a suspicious item that was found in a park near County Road 7 near Hutchinson, Minn.
Hutchinson's Eric Kilian Named Minnesota Officer Of The YearThe Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association has awarded its Police Officer of the Year, and he's a 22-year veteran who has served in St. Paul and now Hutchinson. Sergeant Eric Kilian with the Hutchinson Police Department was given the distinction for his bravery and courage during an incident in a Hutchinson apartment complex last October.
DPS: 2014 Traffic Deaths Surpass 100The number of traffic-related deaths this year in Minnesota surpassed 100 this weekend, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. A single-car crash Saturday in Alexandria took the lives of driver Howard Ogaard and passenger Beverly Palmer, who became the 99th and 100th traffic-related deaths of 2014.