Martha Schultz didn’t plan to come back to Faribault High School.
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.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Wednesday that they’re ready to make an announcement in their two-year investigation into the musician’s death from an accidental fentanyl overdose.
Motorists on Interstate 35 south of Owatonna can expect brief traffic delays the evenings of April 23 and 24 as construction crews set bridge beams across I-35, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
OWATONNA — For years, members of the community have been calling for a Friday “happy hour” option for the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota.
Computer glitches on what was supposed to be the last day to file 2017 income tax returns has the Internal Revenue Service granting filers a one-day extension.
New videos released Tuesday by the Lee County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office may shed some light on the current whereabouts on Lois Riess, the rural Blooming Prairie woman who allegedly shot and killed her husband and then a woman she befriended in Florida.
Whether you’re a new mom, an experienced mom, an expecting mom or hoping to someday be a mom, McKinley Early Childhood Center’s community baby shower celebrates all stages of parenthood.
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota House speaker will become Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s fifth justice on the seven-member state Supreme Court.
In an effort to save Johnston Hall from demolition, the Heritage Preservation Commission voted to remove a time-consuming hurdle for a potential future developer.
BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Lois Riess, the 56-year-old rural Blooming Prairie woman who is wanted for murder in both Minnesota and Florida, is seen laughing with one of her alleged victims in a surveillance tape released Monday by law enforcement officials in Florida.
The Internal Revenue Service offers taxpayers still working on their 2017 taxes a number of tips. These basic tips are designed to help people avoid common errors that could delay refunds or cause future tax problems.
Faribault High School freshman Skylenn Hunt is passionate about helping people, kids in particular, with insufficient resources. This summer, the people of Tanzania will get a two and a half week sampling of Hunt’s compassion during a ME to WE service trip.
More than 70 percent of Faribault area students are doing OK, according to a recent survey. Changing that trajectory, local officials say, will take more adults who are willing to offer kids their support, whether it’s through formal programs or on a more casual basis.
In a letter to parents, Shattuck-St. Mary’s Head of School Matthew Cavellier announced that the school’s field house, known as the “Dome,” collapsed shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday.
ST. PAUL — We have emerged from a blizzard-y Saturday with a snowfall record for the month — and it ain’t over yet.
April 17, marks this year’s tax return deadline. While some people may be scrambling at the last minute to complete their return or file an extension, a talented group of volunteers has been quietly working behind the scenes since February to help area residents with their tax filings.
Medford High School’s speech team sent a record of 14 students to sections Friday, but before departing for the competition in St. Peter, members of the squad spoke to their classmates in a morning assembly, explaining speech categories and even performing part of their routines.