I tell my friends “I’m very close to having seen and/or done it all”. A North Dakota farm kid that survived peeing on an electric fence. A radio DJ that ran a Sunday morning show under the air name “Skip Church”. Got a date with Carrie Underwood. Got stood up by Carrie Underwood. Retired from radio at 25 to go home and farm. Retired from farming at 46 and went back to radio. Divorced - two boys, (Drew and Gabe), two dogs (Reno, the Siberian Husky and Rorschach, the Dalmation) and a cat (Moody).
New Laws Take Effect August 1st
ST. PAUL -- Next Monday, a series of new laws will take effect in Minnesota. The Minnesota House of Representatives has released a list of new laws and regulations that take effect August 1st. Among the more notable changes: Long-term care insurance will be allowed to be sold as part of a life insurance policy ... Read More ...
Young Child Killed in Central Minnesota ATV Crash
The victim was 4 years old.
ATV Crash Kills One Near Lastrup
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to reports of an ATV crash Sunday at 8:43 p.m. Officers responded to 203rd Street in Granite Township, a mile north of Lastrup.
Man Dies in Horse-and-Buggy Accident
A horse-and-buggy crash killed an Isanti man Sunday afternoon.
Minnesota Unemployment at Record Low 2%
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development set the unemployment rate Thursday at 2%.
Time Is Running Out For Spring Planting
Farmers have made great progress in this spring’s planting, but the clock is quickly running out.
Residents Ask FBI to Investigate Fatal Car Fire
Residents and community leaders joined CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Friday demanding increased transparency in the death investigation of 32-year-old Musa Sabriye.
Fatal Waite Park Car Fire Under Investigation
Just before 1:00 a.m. Monday, Waite Park police and fire responded to a car fire in the 1500 block of county road six.
Boating safety tips for the weekend
The DNR reminds everyone that with boaters of every skill level on the water, it’s everyone’s responsibility to stay safe.
Farm Income up in 2021, but challenges await in 2022
The University of Minnesota reports 2021 average farm income in Minnesota is the highest in a decade, but area farmers aren’t smiling this spring.
MN House Passes Tax Cut Bill
The Minnesota House has passed a tax-credit-and-rebate bill that backers say targets relief to families with young children, seniors on fixed incomes and those with student loan debt.
Spring Planting Season Off to Slow Start
The recent rain and snow has Minnesota farmers waiting for better conditions.