Fire halts production at Northern Iowa Die Casting

LAKE PARK, Iowa – A fire has temporarily halted productions at Northern Iowa Diecast in Lake Park. The Lake Park, Milford and Spirit Lake Fire Departments were called to the scene a little after 6:00 this morning.

According to Jeff Skalbeck, president of the company, the plant was evacuated with no injuries.

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Reading man dies in fatal crash

SANBORN – A Reading man died Thursday in Cottonwood County after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 71 south of Sanborn. Ryan John Klenken, age 37, was fatally injured after his 2005 Chevrolet Silverado read-ended a dump truck.

COVID-19 update for June 19

MINNESOTA – After staying relatively stable for days, the number of COVID-19 cases in southwest Minnesota edged up slightly, according to the latest report from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Cottonwood County added three new cases Friday, as did Murray County. Nobles County cases went up by seven.