(Willmar MN-) Kandiyohi, Meeker & Swift Counties – Imagine hopping on a rollercoaster, speeding at 70 mph and going upside down. Now close your eyes and imagine riding that same rollercoaster unbelted. It only takes a split second to realize the tragic consequences of an unbelted rollerc… Read more
(New London MN-) The crossing of Hwy 71 at Kandiyohi CR 148/48 (entrance to Sibley State Park) will be closed starting at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018 for approx. one week, weather permitting. The closure is necessary to construct left turn lanes in the area of the intersection. Access… Read more
(Willmar MN-) Facing a May 24th deadline, it looks like progress has been made on coming up with a master agreement between BNSF Railway and Willmar, Kandiyohi County, MNDot and the Federal Rail Authority on the Willmar WYE project. Representatives from all entities met face to face in the T… Read more
(St. Paul MN-) The 2018 Legislative Session has come to a close, and State Representative Tim Miller of Prinsburg said a number of bipartisan, common sense provisions were approved by the Minnesota House and Senate and sent to Governor Dayton for his approval. The most important bill locally… Read more
(Sacred Heart MN-) A Marshall man was injured in a crash in Renville County yesterday morning and waited 3 hours to be rescued. The sheriff's department says 24-year-old Ian Mariner was traveling on County Road 9 and as he neared the intersection with North Street in Sacred Heart, he blew a … Read more
(Lamberton MN-) A Lamberton man was killed in a grain bin accident Friday afternoon. The Redwood County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Mark Arkell died after becoming completely submerged in grain in a grain bin on 1st Avenue East in Lamberton. Emergency crews were called at 5:28 p.m. Fri… Read more
(St. Paul MN-) The 2018 Minnesota Bonding Bill awaiting the signature of Governor Mark Dayton contains funding for The Highway 23 Four Lane Project. House Bonding Committee Chair Representative Dean Urdahl of Grove City says it was added during late weekend negotiations... Read more
ABC/Eric McCandlessThe first installment of the two-night American Idol finale on Sunday featured a trio of performances from the top three: an encore of each one’s favorite performance; a song dedicated to his or her hometown, and their potential first single. The show also featured a surpr…
Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicAt the 2018 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, Janet Jackson became the first black female artist to receive the Billboard ICON Award. She took the stage to perform, and then gave a powerful speech about female empowerment (see related story). On the red carpet, eve…
Dick Clark ProductionsThe 2018 Billboard Music Awards were packed with big performances and peppered with some heavier moments Sunday night, kicking off with an emotional cold open from host Kelly Clarkson.
Dick Clark ProductionsHost Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night with an emotional speech about the recent mass shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, that killed 10 people and injured several more.