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Tuesday’s Sports Scoreboard


GIRLS BASKETBALL Fairmont 57, Windom 56 St. Clair 64, GHEC-TML 59 JCC 77, Blue Earth Area 56 Maple River 78, St. James 60 Sibley East 65, MVL 30 Sleepy Eye 69, Redwood Valley 31 New Ulm 75, TCU 35 Blooming Prairie 40, Waseca 24 Lake Crystal-WM 53, Alden-Conger 24 Mankato Loyola 54, Madelia 42 Nicollet 86, Cleveland 72 Mt. Lake/Comfrey 80, Cedar Mountain 76 (OT) JWP 70, New Ulm Cathedral 37 Murray County Central 58, T-M-B 41 St. Peter 69, Hutchinson 26 Mankato West 50, Worthington 44 Alexandria 70, Marshall 59 Watertown-Mayer 65, Belle Plaine 55 Montevideo 52, Pipestone 29   [...]

Tuesday’s Sports Scoreboard2023-11-29T14:18:58-05:00

Drive Thru Dispute Causes Injury


A dispute at the McDonald's drive-thru in Fairmont on Thanksgiving Day resulted in an injury to a Truman man. At 9:55 a.m. Thursday morning, Fairmont Police responded to the report of an incident outside the McDonald's building. According to the Police report, the incident started as a verbal dispute between two drivers. One stated they had accidentally cut off the other vehicle in the merging area of the drive thru. The two drivers continued to yell at each other through their windows as they continued through the line. The first unit pulled up to the pick-up window, whereupon the second vehicle [...]

Drive Thru Dispute Causes Injury2023-11-27T12:40:50-05:00

Weekend Sports Scoreboard


MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL  PREP BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS   9-Player:  Nevis 14, Kingsland 12 Class 1A: Minneota 43, Springfield 22 Class 2A: Eden Valley-Watkins 24, Barnesville 6 Class 3A: Stewartville 43, Annandale 13 Class 4A: Hutchinson 14, Rocori 6 Class 5A: Chanhassen 34, St. Thomas Academy 31 Class 6A: Centennial 28, Edina 27   NCAA DIVISION II FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Second Round Colorado School Of Mines 56, Augustana 10 Central Washington 21, Bemidji State 17 Grand Valley State 24, Pittsburg State KS 21 Harding 35, Central Missouri 34     GIRLS BASKETBALL Estherville-Lincoln Central 52, Western Dubuque 33 Martin County West 38, Edgerton [...]

Weekend Sports Scoreboard2023-11-26T21:11:01-05:00

Federated REA Announces Fall Round-Up Recipients


(Jackson, MN) -- The Federated Rural Electric Trust, Jackson, recognized local organizations receiving $20,984 through Operation Round Up. These donations occur due to monthly contributions by participating Federated members. 29 groups received money in this 58th round of funding:     Human Services of Faribault & Martin Co. $225 Buy 25 Love & Logic Way parenting workbooks JCC Ag Department $250 Fund 18 students with OSHA 10 work-based training certification MCW Speech Department $400 Speechwire software used for speech meets HL-O Family Career Community Leaders of America Circuit machine to make student display boards HL-O Elementary Special Education $478 Five flexible [...]

Federated REA Announces Fall Round-Up Recipients2023-11-21T15:24:55-05:00

High School Football Championships


9-PLAYERQuarterfinalsThursday, Nov. 9Kingsland 26, Hills-Beaver Creek 14Fertile-Beltrami 25, Goodridge/Grygla 6Otter Tail Central 28, Cedar Mountain 8Nevis 12, Mountain Iron-Buhl 8SemifinalsThursday, Nov. 16At U.S. Bank StadiumKingsland 36, Fertile-Beltrami 28Nevis 35, Otter Tail Central 0ChampionshipSaturday, Nov. 25At U.S. Bank StadiumKingsland (13-0) vs. Nevis (12-0), 10 a.m. CLASS 1A QuarterfinalsFriday, Nov. 10Springfield 22, Fillmore Central 12Mahnomen/Waubun 18, Parkers Prairie 0Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 28, Mayer Lutheran 6Minneota 55, Braham 0 SemifinalsSaturday, Nov. 18At U.S. Bank StadiumSpringfield 36, Mahnomen/Waubun 12Minneota 63, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 6 ChampionshipFriday, Nov. 24At U.S. Bank StadiumSpringfield (12-1) vs. Minneota (13-0), 10 a.m. CLASS 2AQuarterfinalsThursday, Nov. 9Jackson County Central 41, Caledonia 0Barnesville 42, Osakis 36Cannon Falls [...]

High School Football Championships2023-11-20T14:44:09-05:00

Mike Murphy Inducted Into NAFB Hall Of Fame


Last week the 80th annual convention of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting [NAFB] was held in Kansas City. A “Night of Honors” banquet is held each year that includes inducting two members into the NAFB Hall of Fame. This years inductees were Mike Perrine of MP Ag Radio in Troy, Illinois; and Mike Murphy, retired farm broadcaster at KSUM/KFMC, Fairmont.   Murphy became the Farm Director at Woodward Broadcasting in 1983 with the passing of then Farm Director Marv Carlson. Over the years Mike reported daily markets, covered ag events like the Minnesota Pork Congress, World Pork Expo, The National [...]

Mike Murphy Inducted Into NAFB Hall Of Fame2023-11-20T09:08:08-05:00

Iowa High School Football Championships


Iowa High School Football Championships Thursday, Nov. 16 EIGHT-PLAYER 9:30 a.m.: Algona Garrigan (11-1) vs. Bedford (12-0) CLASS A 1 p.m.: West Hancock (11-1) vs. Woodbury Central (12-0) CLASS 1A 4 p.m.: MFL MarMac (11-1) vs. Grundy Center (12-0) CLASS 4A 7 p.m.: Lewis Central (10-2) vs. Western Dubuque (11-1)     Friday, Nov. 17 CLASS 2A 10 a.m.: Van Meter (12-0) vs. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock (12-0) CLASS 3A 1 p.m.: Bishop Heelan, Sioux City (11-1) vs. Williamsburg (11-1) CLASS 5A 7 p.m.: Ankeny (9-3) vs. Southeast Polk (12-0)

Iowa High School Football Championships2023-11-16T10:26:55-05:00

Blue Earth Man Arrested For Role At Capitol Insurrection


The FBI on Tuesday arrested a Faribault County man on charges that he participated in the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. Federal prosecutors in Washington, D.C., charged Paul Orta Jr. of Blue Earth with a felony count of obstructing police during a civil disorder and misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds. According to the criminal complaint, Orta, 34, went to the FBI field office in Brooklyn Center, Minn., on Jan. 25, 2021 and “told the agents that he had seen his picture on the FBI website and that he wanted to do [...]

Blue Earth Man Arrested For Role At Capitol Insurrection2023-11-15T14:24:29-05:00

Minnesota State High School Football Tournament


Class 6A Quarterfinal Thursday, Nov. 9 At Stillwater High School Centennial 24, Rosemount 0 At Park Center High School Edina 49, Stillwater 21 Friday, Nov. 10 At St. Michael-Albertville High School Lakeville South 35, East Ridge 34 At Chanhassen High School Eden Prairie 21, Lakeville North 3 Semifinal At U.S. Bank Stadium Thursday, Nov. 16 Centennial vs. Lakeville South, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 Eden Prairie vs. Edina, 7:30 p.m. Championship Friday, Nov. 24 At U.S. Bank Stadium Semifinal winners, 7 p.m. Class 5A Quarterfinal Saturday, Nov. 11 At Osseo High School Andover 37, Robbinsdale Armstrong 20 At Woodbury High School [...]

Minnesota State High School Football Tournament2023-11-12T12:05:18-05:00

Man Injured In Watonwan County Accident


MADELIA — A 44-year-old Comfrey man was injured Thursday morning when the semi he was driving on Highway 60 rolled between St. James and Madelia. Nathan Alan Lang was driving a 2003 Peterbilt westbound near the Highway 30 ramp in Fieldon Township when the truck rolled into a ditch. Lang was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Road conditions were dry and alcohol was not a factor in the crash according to the Minnesota State Patrol report.

Man Injured In Watonwan County Accident2023-11-09T15:03:32-05:00
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