Sheriff: Domestic Assault Suspect Flees From Deputy Into Wooded Area, Still At LargeThe Fillmore County Sheriff's Office says a domestic assault suspect is on the loose after an incident it Preston Friday morning.
State Patrol: 2 Dead In Separate Crashes In Fillmore Co.At least two people died in separate head-on crashes Tuesday in Fillmore County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The first accident happened just after 7 a.m. on Highway 52. A southbound Infiniti FX collided head-on with a northbound Pontiac Grand AM, which had drifted into the Infiniti's lane.
Groundbreaking Set For SE Minn. Veterans CemeteryState and federal officials are breaking ground on a new state veterans cemetery in the southeastern Minnesota town of Preston. The ceremonial groundbreaking is Friday morning at the 169-acre site off Highway 52 donated by Preston and Fillmore County.
Disaster Aid 'On The Way' After Fast Minn. Session On Monday, Governor Mark Dayton signed an emergency bill into law, sending disaster aid to Minnesota counties hit hard by a week of severe summer storms in June. Eighteen Minnesota counties - including the largest, Hennepin County - were hit by high winds, torrential rains and widespread flooding during the five days of storms. Damage was heavy in the southeastern part of the state, where lawmakers - including Republican Rep. Greg Davids of Preston - thanked Minnesotans for their help.
Mother, Son Accused Of Stealing Frozen Gopher FeetA mother and her 18-year-old son from southeastern Minnesota are accused of stealing nearly $5,000 in frozen gopher feet and selling them for a bounty. Thirty-seven-year-old Tina Marie Garrison and Junior Lee Dillon, both of Preston, were charged last month with receiving stolen property and theft.
Trout Clout? Bill Angles For Money For National HQThis is no ordinary fish tale. Minnesota lawmakers are being asked to float $4.5 million in state bonds to establish a permanent home for the nonprofit National Trout Center in the southeastern city of Preston.
SE Minn. Man Charged With 25 Animal Cruelty Counts A southeastern Minnesota man has been charged with 25 animal cruelty counts and one of improper disposal of carcasses after authorities seized 55 horses from his farm.
Dozens Of Horses Removed From Fillmore Co. PropertyFifty-five horses, ponies and donkeys were removed from a property in southeastern Minnesota this week by the Animal Humane Society (AHS).
Logging Accident In Fillmore Co. Kills 1One man has died in a logging accident in southeastern Minnesota.
Finding Minnesota: Stepping Back In TimeMost of today's kids can't imagine living without cell phones, iPods and computers. How would they do without any electricity at all?