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Albert Lea Healthcare Coalition, MercyOne celebrate groundbreaking on new clinic

About 3 1/2 years after a group of residents joined together to fight for health care options in Albert Lea, leaders of the Albert Lea ... Read more

7 mins ago by Sarah Stultz.

Biden’s virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

WILMINGTON, Del.  — Getting 100 million shots into Americans’ arms in his first 100 days is only the beginning of his coronavirus plan, President-elect Joe ... Read more

12 hours ago by Associated Press.

Approx. 100 COVID cases active in Mower County

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 3,601 cumulative cases in Mower County, including 63 “probable cases,” as of Friday morning. According to Mower County Public ... Read more

12 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up ... Read more

22 hours ago by Associated Press.

Making the punishment fit the crime

Bill being introduced to increase penalty for those who attempt to kill police   Roughly one year after Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson was shot ... Read more

22 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Minnesota health officials wait on feds for vaccine guidance

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say they’re waiting for more information from the federal government on its new guidance to expand who’s eligible to ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Walz activates National Guard for Minnesota Capitol security

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday activated the Minnesota National Guard to protect the state Capitol amid rising fears of violence ahead of ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Update: Winter storm watch upgraded to warning

The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has issued a winter storm warning for Dodge, Mower, Olmsted and Washaba Counties. The warning is in ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

HI scientist awarded $4M grant

A scientist at The Hormel Institute has received a big boost in the fight against leukemia. During a press conference Wednesday, it was announced that ... Read more

3 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Majority of House members vote for 2nd impeachment of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of the U.S. House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, just a week after he ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

What to watch as House moves to impeach Trump for 2nd time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s fiery speech at a rally just before the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol is at the center of ... Read more

3 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Get to Know: Ashley Myhre

Ashley Myhre is a senior at Austin. Q: What sports do you compete in? A: Gymnastics. Q: What’s your favorite sports memory? A: My favorite ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Winter Night Lights

Backyard hockey rinks have offered kids a place to play When the temperature drops and the ground freezes, Friday night lights have taken on a ... Read more

3 days ago by Rocky Hulne.

Take a Kid Ice Fishing happening this weekend

Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is this Saturday, Jan. 16, through Monday, Jan. 18. During the weekend, Minnesota residents aged 16 or older can ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Predatory offender gets prison for violating probation

Ryan Khaoone, 22, of Austin was sentenced to 36 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud for violating probation on a conviction for ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

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