Walnut Grove police chief suspended

WALNUT GROVE - The police chief of Walnut Grove has been charged with felony prostitution, according to a criminal complaint filed in Redwood County.

Michael Robert Zeug, age 45, was caught in an underage sex sting Friday while allegedly responding to a Craigslist ad for sex with a minor female. The respondent was actually an undercover agent posing as a 17-year-old girl.

Barbara Connell

Barbara Connell passed away June 8th at her home in Luverne

Two killed in Osceola County crash Saturday

SIBLEY, Iowa - A man and child from Spirit Lake were killed after a head-on collision on Highway 9 over the weekend, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

Old tile, new problem: Murray County works to solve the 'big hole' issue

SLAYTON - The Murray County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Drainage Authority for County Ditch 11, met Friday morning to discuss the situation with the collapsed tile under State Highway 30 near Hadley. In attendance was Murray County Ditch Inspector Howard Konkol, as well as engineers from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and representatives from Johnson Ditching.

EMPAC drill: A bus will crash Tuesday night

READING - The Nobles County Emergency Management Planning Advisory Committee (EMPAC) is sponsoring a full-scale exercise on Tuesday, June 13th at 6 p.m. near the Church of The Brethren in rural Reading.