MnDOT depends on Kornder standing cornstalks combat blowing snow

For the past couple of years, Ted Kornder has left a swath of cornstalks standing along a stretch of his farm that borders Hwy....

Shakopee police offer reward for information about weekend car vandal

SHAKOPEE VALLEY NEWS More than 30 people around Shakopee this weekend had their cars vandalized by what appears to be a perpetrator with a BB...

Shakopee man killed in Minneapolis Sunday morning

Shakopee Valley News: Joe Willie Ross Jr., A 24-year-old Shakopee man, was shot and killed early Sunday morning at the corner of Washington Ave and...

Judge commits man accused of rampage during peace gathering

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Northfield man accused of going on a drug-crazed rampage during an annual peace gathering in Superior National Forest has been...

Contestants sought for Miss Czech Slovak Minnesota Pageant

LONSDALE NEWS REVIEW The Miss Czech Slovak Minnesota Pageant is looking for young women of Czech, Slovak or Moravian heritage to compete for the state...

Former Superintendent Rod Thompson sentenced to two years

Shakopee Valley News: ST. PAUL — Former Shakopee Superintendent Rod Thompson was sentenced today in federal court to 24 months in prison for soliciting bribes...

Deep freeze envelops Midwest, even stops the mail

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on a major snowstorm and frigid weather in the Midwest: You may have heard that "neither snow nor rain nor...

Natural gas explosion hurts 2 at North Mankato truck shop

NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - A natural gas explosion has injured two workers at a truck service shop in North Mankato. The explosion happened just...

Seeking funding for Trcka Park hockey rink, city applies for DNR grant

Lonsdale News Review: Trcka Park in Lonsdale is a field of possibilities, especially for Tri-City United soccer and hockey families. The park, which had its groundbreaking...

Gov.-elect Tim Walz will name his first 5 commissioners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov-elect Tim Walz will announce the first five state agency heads who will serve in his administration. Walz and...

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