A Rochester Republican is running for congress. State representative Mike Benson announced he is running against Tim Walz for Minnesota's first district seat.
A judge in Fillmore County has sentenced Roger Bergmann, 39, of Canton to 12 years in state prison for a string of violent crimes last December 21. Bergmann will serve at least eight years hard time under the best of circumstances, according to his defense attorney Frederick Suhler, Jr. More>>
A Roman Catholic priest remains behind bars in Blue Earth after an appearance Monday afternoon in which he was advised of his rights. Father Leo Koppala, 47, is charged with second degree criminal sexual conduct after an alleged fondling incident involving a 12-year-old girl in the basement of one of his parishioners. More>>
The lure of shady trees and sparkling water along the Cedar River is an irresistible combination, add in some campgrounds, golf courses and parks and you have St. Ansgar. More>>
Authorities say a pilot apparently was attempting to land a single-engine plane when it crashed near the airport on Madeline Island in northwestern Wisconsin, killing him and a passenger. More>>
An Iowa business owner was arrested in Minnesota and charged with 4 counts of indecent contact with a child. More>>
A southeast Minnesota man accused of shooting a woman in the neck and then fleeing police will learn his fate today. More>>
A Rochester woman was injured in an ATV accident over the weekend. More>>
3 people were airlifted to a hospital after their motorcycles collided in a multi-vehicle crash over the weekend. More>>
A two-term Republican state legislator says he'll try to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in the 2014 election. More>>
An elderly dog depicted in a photo that gained widespread acclaim online has quietly turned 20. More>>
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