The Faribault man believed responsible for holding officers at bay in a tense Tuesday evening standoff has been charged with five felonies, including one for allegedly whipping a child.
The Minnesota State Academy for the Blind’s gym came alive with splashes of bright colors and tropical-themed musical performances during the school's spring program, “Sun”sational Islands.
Tell Robert “Buddy” Koopman you don’t know much about big band music and he’ll lead you in a precise historical timeline of the era — an era with no TV and very little radio. At its peak, from 1934 to 1946, this music touched the lives of much of America with its upbeat, jazzy numbers and be…
The preliminary findings of a Rice County housing study confirmed what officials already suspected: there are not enough vacancies to fill the need.
A Northfield advisory board is recommending a new, $21.2 million, two-sheet ice arena in the college city. But to make the facility a reality, it needs Dundas’ buy in.
After seeing her Faribault High School students blossom earlier this month at the United Nations Model Assembly, Rachel Sparling wondered if the solution to the world’s problems could come from kids.
Minnesota health officials said a non-Minnesotan with measles traveling through the state may have exposed others to the infectious disease in mid-April.
A family-friendly show with singing, dancing, and humor makes its way to the Village Family Theater this weekend courtesy of Bethlehem Academy performers.
(AP) — A Blooming Prairie woman accused of killing her husband at their home before killing a woman in Florida who looked like her will stand trial in the Florida case first.
The Faribault Daily News presents its Citizen of the Year and Hidden Gems recognition event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 at the Elks Lodge, 131 Lyndale Ave. N, Faribault. A buffet dinner will be served. The program begins at 6 p.m.
Faribault Police Department called in reinforcements Tuesday night in response to a report of a domestic incident involving a firearm.
F-Town Brewing’s plan to shift its brewing operations to the cities hit an unwanted snag Tuesday when the Rice County Housing and Redevelopment Authority voted against modifying its loan agreement and “to take whatever means necessary to collect (the outstanding) debt.”
MEDFORD – At recent Medford City Council meetings, the issue of retaining and attracting city employees has been brought to the forefront on more than one occasion.
For the purpose of improving the Faribault School District’s two-way communication strategies, the School Board voted 5-2 in favor of hiring a community relations coordinator.
Losing weight is a phrase often synonymous with obsessive exercise, restrictive crash diets and subsequent mood swings. For Tom Wagner and Brad Connolly, two Faribault residents, it was all about willpower and a little friendly competition.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — It will be first come, first served for two states wanting to take custody of a Minnesota woman who is suspected in two killings, a Texas judge ruled Monday.
The Eagle Scout rank and the Trebelhorns are synonymous, especially now that youngest brother, Gabriel, became an Eagle Scout last weekend, he’s reached the same milestone as older brothers Blake and Aaron.
Mary Isaacson’s boss at Faribault Parks and Recreation, Kevin O’Brien, walked with her as they went to check out the new Senior Center renovations last week. She grew confused when he told her to go inside the cafeteria, which she didn’t think was part of the renovation. She was right.
The Republican tax law signed by President Trump in December is often referred to as the GOP tax cut, and it’s true that most Americans are getting more money in their paychecks because of tax table changes.
A Mound man was killed Saturday in southern Dakota County when his motorcycle T-boned a car exiting from Hwy. 52, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is issuing a consumer advisory for freeze-dried, uneviscerated sardines sold by OC Raw Dog of Santa Margarita, California. The product was sold locally at Farmers Feed Supply in Owatonna.
Faribault’s businesses descended on the Ice Arena Saturday to set up booths, exhibits and interactive features all in the name of exposure.
Dan Feehan was endorsed Saturday by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party as its candidate for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District at the 1st District DFL Convention in Le Sueur. Just a few miles south in Mankato, the GOP endorsed Jim Hagedorn at its convention.
Forty-two years ago on April 13, 1976, Ron Caron opened his own barbershop in Faribault: Ron Caron’s Old Towne Salon. The business remains open, but Caron’s barbershop days come full circle Saturday, April 28 when he retires.
Though no criminal charges have been filed in the overdose death of Prince, the number of overdose-related murder prosecutions in Minnesota continues to rise.
For the second time this month, an investigation by the area’s drug task force has led to a pair of arrests. This time they apprehended two alleged dealers reportedly bringing almost 1/5 of a pound of methamphetamine back from the cities.
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. and Democratic candidate for governor Tim Walz released his 2017 personal income tax returns Thursday, using the occasion to urge Republican candidates, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, to do the same.
As the weather gets warmer, we often think about “Spring Cleaning” and ways to clean up the clutter that accumulated in our houses over the past year.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — A tip-off led to the arrest in Texas of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, an official said Friday.
The future of the Faribault Municipal Airport was on the minds of the city’s Economic Development Authority again Thursday morning as one tenant sought more financial help from the city to make the redevelopment there work.
If you really want to cut your carbon footprint, it takes a lot more than recycling. Or switching to LED or compact fluorescent lightbulbs. Or even trading in your SUV for a Prius.
The city of Faribault is proud of its participation in the Partners in Energy program, but Thursday morning, two of its largest industries touted their energy efficiency successes, trumpeting cuts in carbon emissions and energy use.
More video of Lois Riess, the rural Blooming Prairie woman wanted in connection with the murder of her husband and the subsequent murder of her lookalike in Florida was released late Thursday by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office – the first and so far only video released by investigators tha…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician’s death, effectively ending the state’s two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him.
Ascending to a top rank in the United States military is an accomplishment for anyone, especially a woman coming of age during the 1960s. Faribault alumna, Carol Luecke Thomas, made history when she was promoted to Brigadier General, becoming the first female officer to hold such a high rank…
Pollinator-friendly gardens are an increasingly popular conservation tactic, but one Faribault group has been promoting the practice since 1994.
Rice County is growing at a “healthy” pace, Rice County Assessor Paul Knutson told members of the county’s Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee.
After she shot and killed her lookalike in a Fort Myers Beach, Florida, condo, Lois Riess drove away from the condos in a stolen car, stopped at a bank there in town and used her victim’s ID to make an over-the-counter cash withdrawal, according to a timeline released Wednesday by the Lee Co…
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — James Hutchinson was looking through his garage in Virginia Beach over the weekend when he came upon a box of fishing awards earned by his ex-wife.
Music, laughter and chatter filled the Faribault High School gymnasium Wednesday as seniors gathered for a Wisdom Retreat — one of their last opportunities to connect as a class before graduation.
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Republican chairman and lawmaker has ended his campaign for governor, saying Tim Pawlenty’s entrance in the race means he cannot win.