A 12-year-old boy from New Ulm has died in a snowmobile crash, authorities said.
The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday in a field next to the Nicollet Public School, according to the...
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man has been sentenced to three years in prison after he said he threw a "death party" for his wife and gave her methamphetamine that killed...
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Local American Legion halls are known to the general public as venues for banquets and family gatherings, tasty omelets on Sunday mornings and frosty tap beverages on hot...
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of New Ulm in Minnesota has reached a $34 million settlement in its bankruptcy case with 93 people who say they were sexually abused by priests and others, the...
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A southwestern Minnesota man who said he threw a "death party" for his wife and gave her methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to criminal neglect.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Jeanie Hinsman doesn't have to spend as much time as she used to detailing the basics of fair trade as she spreads the gospel of ensuring consumers and employers pay fair...
LE SUEUR, Minn. (AP) — Two more police departments in southern Minnesota are getting officers to wear body cameras.
The Le Sueur City Council already has approved purchasing them and on...
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Barnesville 62, Pelican Rapids 55
Bethlehem Academy 51, Goodhue 46
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Bigfork 66, Hill City 50
Blake 69, St. Paul Academy 48
Blooming Prairie 68, Medford 39
Brooklyn Center 81, St. Paul Harding 73
Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 80, New Ulm Cathedral 51
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Police say a man has been struck and killed while crossing a road in New Ulm.
The 63-year-old man was hit by a sport utility vehicle while crossing Highway 68 Thursday about 4:30 p.m. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified him as Craig Schmidt of New Ulm. He died of multiple blunt force injuries.
Authorities say a 48-year-old New Ulm woman was behind the wheel.
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Minneapolis Southwest def. St. Paul Highland Park, 25-16, 23-25, 25-12, 23-25, 15-8
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say one man was killed and another critically injured in separate farm accidents in south-central Minnesota.
The Brown County Sheriff's Office says authorities were called Wednesday afternoon to a farm accident near New Ulm. Authorities say family members found 53-year-old John Hoffmann pinned between a combine and the corn head. Hoffmann was pronounced dead at the scene.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of St. Cloud plans to file for bankruptcy to help resolve lawsuits involving sexual abuse of minors.
A three-year window that lifted the statute of limitations on past allegations of clergy abuse in Minnesota ended in May 2016. The diocese received 74 civil claims during that time.
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A south-central Minnesota county rejected the Department of Agriculture's offer for free nitrate well tests.
Brown County rejected the state program in December after residents voiced fears that the data could be used to target farmers for additional regulations, Minnesota Public Radio reported .
Ada-Borup 89, Northern Cass, N.D. 58
Albany 66, Foley 51
Alexandria 70, Brainerd 58
Apple Valley 89, Shakopee 81
Barnesville 65, Badger-Greenbush-Middle River 48
Barnum 68, McGregor 48
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Bigfork 89, Hill City 59
Blackduck 87, Kelliher/Northome 84
Blake 56, St. Paul Academy 54
Blue Earth Area 79, New Ulm 77, 2OT
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Duluth Marshall 3, St. Louis Park 1
Eastview 4, Burnsville 1
Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 5, St. Cloud Cathedral 3
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A southern Minnesota crisis nursery and a homeless shelter are providing complementary services for families in crisis.
The Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery and NUMAS Haus homeless opened in New Ulm within months of each other in 2016 and 2017, the Mankato Free Press reported. The facilities are run by separate organizations but both aim to help families in need.
Albany 57, Spectrum 43
Alexandria 73, Rocori 65
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BOLD 88, New Ulm Cathedral 60
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NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who killed a fleeing intruder won't go to prison and could stay out of jail under a plea deal.
Sixty-five-year-old David Pettersen, who lives near the town of Madelia, shot Nicolas Embertson on Jan. 28 as the 19-year-old from Madelia and two of his friends drove off after a failed home invasion.
Pettersen was charged with manslaughter but pleaded guilty in Watonwan County District Court this week to a lesser charge of discharging a firearm.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police said at least 10,000 Minnesotans marched in St. Paul to show their support for science, joining with people around the world in support of scientific freedom without political interference.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota diocese filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, the 14th nationwide and third in the state to do so in the face of mounting claims of sexual abuse by clergy.
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A hazardous materials team is cleaning up a mercury spill in New Ulm.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the spill was reported Tuesday. A waste hauler had noticed the mercury spill in a dumpster and alerted authorities.
Authorities believe the property owner removed about two gallons of mercury from a garage and disposed of it in the trash. About one gallon spilled in the dumpster.