Ellsworth City Hall on fire

ELLSWORTH - A fire at Ellsworth City Hall closed Highway 91 this morning as fire departments from southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa fought the blaze that gutted the brick building that was constructed in 1904.

Ruthton man dead after Monday crash

JASPER - A Ruthton man died Monday after two vehicles collided head-on south of Jasper on Highway 23, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Winterfest Medallion found after one lucky clue

WORTHINGTON - The Winterfest Medallion was found, believe it or not, on Monday night after just one clue. The lucky guy was Nate Rehnelt, who said he always starts looking for the medallion on Mondays, and always seems to be just a little behind whoever finds it each time.

Highway 23 closed due to crash

4:50 p.m.
UPDATE: One lane on Highway 23 south of Jasper is now open.

JASPER - The Minnesota Department of Transportation and State Patrol have closed Highway 23 south of Jasper due to a serious crash. Highway 23 will remain closed until further notice.

State regulatory issue causes Luverne to lose first tru-Shrimp production facility

LUVERNE - The city of Luverne was to be the first site of a tru Shrimp production facility with a groundbreaking this year, but according to a statement released by the company Friday, that will not be the case. The release states the first production facility will now be built in Madison, South Dakota.