I grew up on a farm outside Little Falls, WI. Bet you didn't know there was such a place. I've got 40 years in the radio business now. I married an Ellendale gal and that's how I wound up here. Forgive me, but I'm still a diehard Packer/ Badger fan.
Former Blooming Prairie Athlete Killed in Accident
A 2016 graduate of Blooming Prairie High School lost his life in a traffic accident on Monday night.
DNR Hosting Open Houses in Southern Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be hosting a number of open houses in the coming weeks.
Southern Minnesota DEED Grant Recipients
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announces the awarding of more than $24 million for infrastructure and rehabilitation projects in Great Minnesota.
SMMPA Earns Safety Award
The 85th annual Minnesota Safety and Health Conference was held this week at Mystic Lake Center
State of Emergency in Steele and Freeborn Counties
Governor Tim Walz has declared a state of emergency for Steele and Freeborn counties till further notice
Lois Riess, A No Show In Court
Lois Riess failed to show up for her court appearance in Florida Wednesday morning
The Deadliest Month On Minnesota Roads In 2018
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports at least 380 traffic deaths in 2018
Waseca To Raise Tobacco Age
Waseca has become the 21st city in Minnesota to pass the so called "Tobacco 21" ordinance.
Steele, Rice and Waseca Counties To Receive Disaster Funds
Governor Mark Dayton today announced the authorization to use funds from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account to help counties who suffered storm damage between September 18-20.
History Made 85 Years Ago Today and it was in Southern Minnesota
The weekend of November 11 and 12, 1933 saw hundreds of National Guardsmen arrive in Owatonna.
Poison Hemlock Detected in Southeastern Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning residents of the dangers of poison hemlock. This weed has been detected in Southeastern Minnesota in the St. Charles and Lanesboro areas and could possibly be elsewhere in the area. The Ag Department encourages people to use precaution when handling and not to ingest any part of the plant...
Minnesota Marks 50th Anniversary of Tornado Tragedy
This Sunday, April 30, will mark the 50th anniversary of what's been called Black Sunday in Minnesota. On that date in 1967 about 21 tornadoes broke out in Iowa and Southern Minnesota. It still isn't certain whether some tornadoes happened back to back or were actually one tornado with a brief lull in between...
Minnesota Grown Directory Now Available
The 2017 Minnesota Grown Directory contains more than 1,000 listings, making it the largest directory ever. Issued by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the directory lists local growers and farmers markets. Minnesota products include fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, wines, nurseries, decor, Christmas trees, berries and more...