Overnight Fire Destroys Bar In Spring ValleyAn overnight fire completely destroyed a bar along the main drag of a small southern Minnesota town.
Sheriff: Girl, 3, Hurt After Falling Out Window In Spring ValleyA 3-year-old girl was hospitalized Monday morning after falling out a second story window in southeastern Minnesota.
Charges: Minn. Man Pulled Gun On People TP-ing HouseA southern Minnesota man is facing charges for allegedly using a gun to threaten two people who were toilet papering a house.
Guy On A Bike: Almanzo 2015In Minnesota, the Almanzo is synonymous with gravel racing. In fact, I would go so far as to state that gravel racing wouldn’t be what it is today were it not for Chris Skogen, and the hallowed gravel century. What started as a small ride with a group of friends ballooned into something that would draw riders, of all skill levels, from the Upper Midwest and beyond, to Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota. On the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend the population of Spring Valley swells by 50 percent, and spandex-clad, carbon-fiber riding enthusiasts might grab a stool at Elaine’s Diner
Minn. Man's Cave Collection Is His Hobby, Passion John Ackerman is a big-time landlord of subterranean real estate. Ackerman, 59, owns Spring Valley Caverns, the largest private cave in Minnesota but just the beginning of his underground empire, which he calls the Minnesota Cave Preserve.
Finding Minnesota: Wilderfest & The Almanzo 100It began as an idea to gather some friends for an ambitious bicycle ride through southern Minnesota. Seven years later, Wilderfest has grown into full weekend of long distance rides and foot races.
Minn. Worker Hurt In Explosion At Wis. Golf CoursePolice in western Wisconsin say a Hudson Golf Course employee from Minnesota suffered severe head injuries when a 55-gallon drum exploded.
Boy, 11, Accidentally Shoots 9-Year-Old BrotherAn 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his 9-year-old brother in the leg while unloading a handgun on Saturday afternoon.
SE Minn. Winery Takes Top Honors At U Of M Contest A Spring Valley winery has taken top honors at the fourth annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition at the University of Minnesota.
Wis. Marine Dies In AfghanistanThe U.S. Department of Defense says 22-year-old Cpl. Michael Nolen of Spring Valley died Monday while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.
Deadly Disease Could Kill An Entire Bat ColonyThey don't have a reputation as the cutest and cuddliest animals, but bats really do more help than harm. In fact, a new study found bats save the agriculture industry more than $3 billion a year -- money that would otherwise be spent on pesticides.