If it wasn’t for a Minnesota State Patrol trooper and other rescuers Monday night, we want me mourning the flooding’s first victim. Read more →
On-lookers examine engine parts from the B-47 crash in 1963. (Photo courtesy of The Free Press, Mankato) A memorial will be dedicated Sunday to crew members killed in an Air Force bomber crash in southwest Minnesota 50 years ago. The ceremony is in Comfrey, a few miles from the crash site. The B-47 ‘Stratojet’ Read more →
A New Memorial will soon commemorate the U.S.-Dakota War. The conflict was fought mainly in and near the Minnesota River valley in southern Minnesota in August and September of 1862.
About 5,000 geese arrived this week at the Talcott Lake Wildlife Management Area near Worthington, Minn.
The India-based Suzon company may not reopen its Pipestone plant soon. The company once had more than 500 employees in the southwest Minnesota community making blades for wind turbines.
A disputed plan to quarry granite along the Minnesota River in the western part of the state has moved a step forward. But it may also face a significant new hurdle. The Big Stone County Planning Commission recommends the county require Strata Corporation to address environmental issues. Opponents say the quarry would cause irreversible damage to a scenic leg of the Upper Minnesota River.
The Big Stone County Planning Commission will continue a hearing on a proposed granite quarry Thursday evening in the town of Clinton.
The Granite Falls Advocate Tribune says it looks like the well-known pedestrian bridge in the southwest Minnesota community is going to get some much needed fixing.
A farmland, creek and woods that were the scene of the final battle in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 will be preserved.
A horseback ride commemorating the mass execution of 38 Dakota warriors following the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 is set to start Saturday in South Dakota.