Hunter downs rare 'unicorn buck', Canadian Pacific Holiday Train tour, Northern Lights in MN: Week in review
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Hunter downs rare "unicorn buck" in Granite Falls. Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stops in Minnesota. Northern Lights visible across the state. Here are the top stories from Nov. 25-Dec. 1. 1. Minnesota hunter downs rare 'unicorn buck' while hunting in Granite Falls. Chase Mortenson shot the...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Dawson as of 2023-12-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Big Gift Giveaway Winner!
Congrats to Cheryl Ruter from Willmar. Cheryl ended up winning the $5,000 shopping spree and decided to spend it all at Schwieters Chevrolet of Willmar. Congrats to 2nd place winner Jodie Nelson from Atwater. At one point, Jodie was eliminated from the game, but was drawn back in on a second chance. Jodie won a one night stay at Radisson Blu at MOA and a Chanhassen Dinner Theatre certificate for dinner and show for Jersey Boys.
Blomkest couple dies, Clara City woman injured in Kandiyohi County collision Wednesday
On Nov. 29, at about 11:38 a.m., the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office learned of a vehicle crash at the intersection of County Roads 5 and 3. Deputies found two vehicles in the west ditch of County Road 5, north of County Road 3, a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and a 2022 Ford Edge. Investigators determined the Ford Edge had been westbound on County Road 3 when it collided with the northbound Chrysler Pacifica.
Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in a crash on snowy roads
(Chippewa County, MN)--A 16-year-old female suffers life-threatening injuries in a crash over the weekend in western Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash took place on Sunday on snow and ice covered roads south of Maynard in Chippewa County. A Chevy pick up truck was reportedly travelling northbound on Highway 23 when it lost control on the bridge deck and rolled.
‘I was just heart-broken’
Family makes restoration of pioneer cemetery their mission after big storm. On May 12, 2022, a spring storm blasted across central Minnesota leaving a swath of destruction along its way. Strong winds took down a massive cottonwood and a large boxelder tree in Hegburt Township near Appleton. The cottonwood was estimated to be nearly 150 years old and stood near the center of the Waldum Cemetery, the final resting place to over 70 Minnesotans.
Unveiling the Ghostly Past: An Exploration of Bellingham's Haunted Heritage
Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of the Pacific Northwest, Bellingham, Washington, boasts a historic charm that conceals a spine-tingling secret. The city's picturesque streets and buildings hide a haunted history, with the Good Time Girls' historical tours unveiling a tapestry of ghostly narratives. The infamous 'Lady in Green' who roams Sycamore Square is a spectral figure central to Bellingham's eerie past. Kolby LaBree and other locals recount unsettling experiences, reinforcing the legend of the Bellingham Ghost and the macabre allure of the former Mason Block.
MSU Triumphs Over SMSU in Thrilling Doubleheader
Experience the thrill as MSU Mavericks sweep a doubleheader against SMSU Mustangs. Watch as the men's team clinches a nail-biting victory, and the women's team dominates the court. Celebrate with the Mavericks' head coach on a career milestone. A must-watch for all basketball enthusiasts.
Gnometown, USA: Celebrating Community Heroes in Dawson, Minnesota
Dawson, Minnesota, may be a small blip on the map with a population of just 1,466, but it holds a grand title as 'Gnometown, USA,' a moniker it has lovingly embraced. This enchanting town, nestled in Lac qui Parle County, is renowned for its collection of over 40 gnome statues, each one representing a local hero who has made a significant impact on the community. These concrete sentinels are not just for show; they are the embodiment of Dawson's spirit of service and unity.
Wrestling: Marauders dominate in home opener
BISMARCK, N.D. — On Friday, the University of Mary Marauders wrestling team hosted their home opener against Southwest Minnesota State. Wrestling Scoreboard: Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs 3 #9 UMary Marauders 42 #25 Minot State Beavers 9 #4 St. Cloud State Huskies 29
Historic Correll, Minnesota: Echoes From an Enduring Frontier
Nestled within the vast landscapes of Big Stone County, Minnesota, the city of Correll stands as a testament to the American spirit of expansion and resilience. Established in 1887 and named after the early settler William Correll, this quaint city has seen the ebb and flow of population through the years. From a peak of 176 residents in 1920 to 26 by the 2020 census, Correll's rich history remains woven into the fabric of its land and community. As a relic of the past, Correll invites visitors to experience the tranquility and tales of a bygone era.
'Light' a Good Neighbor
Kevin Anundson's State Farm building on the corner of Main and Jefferson Streets in Minneota had a lighting system installed from Voorhees Trimlight of Cottonwood recently. The lights, which can be activated from a smartphone, have been showcasing Minneota school colors of blue and gold. They can also flash red, white and blue for various holidays, green and red for Christmas, or other colors.
BOLD Warriors win at home
The BOLD Warriors girls basketball team hosted the Yellow Medicine East Sting Tuesday night. BOLD held the lead at halftime by a score of 45-11. The Warriors finished the night with a win at their first home game of the season by a final score of 70-22 over the YME Sting.
President's Holiday Social, Dec. 6
Join us for the President's Holiday Social on Wednesday, December 6 form 4:30-6:30pm in the Conference Center at SMSU. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are all invited. The event is free and open to the public. Valet parking will be available at the entrance to the Conference Center. Coat...
FIRE DEPT. SANTA PARADE DEC. 8
Santa Claus will again be escorted around town by the Minneota Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8. The popular parade will feature several Minneota fire trucks decorated in lights and traveling on several streets in town as a way to thank the community for their continued support.
From Ice Cream Vans to Frozen Pizza Empire: The Schwan's Company Legacy
Marshall, Minnesota, may seem like an unassuming city, but it is the proud home of Schwan's Company, a behemoth in the American frozen food industry and one of the largest frozen pizza producers in the country. The story of Schwan's began in 1952 with Marvin Schwan's entrepreneurial vision, selling his family's homemade ice cream from a modest Dodge van. This dedication built the foundation for a company that would become a multibillion-dollar enterprise, deeply rooted in the community of Marshall.
Friday Finals: Rebels stage huge comeback to top Black Bears
Maryland 4 @ Philadelphia 5: A dominant 3rd period from the Rebels fueled them to a 5-4 comeback victory over the division-leading Black Bears. Maryland’s Jeremi Tremblay and Luke Janus both found the back of the net in the 1st period. In the middle frame, the two teams traded goals, Charles Panchisin and Max Marquette scored for the Rebels while Maryland’s Riley Ruh and Adam Schankula answered to retain that two-goal lead. From there the momentum swung as in the 3rd, Josh Galizia, Julian Brown, and Max Marquette scored consecutive goals and shut out the Black Bears for the victory. Lukas Fursten and Jack Fialkoff combined for 37 saves for the Rebels, Fialkoff being credited with the win. Owen Lepak kept out 25 for the Black Bears.
BACK TO BACK
Minneota captures 2nd straight state crown; ninth overall. Thanksgiving was the previous day, but Minneota feasted on Springfield’s defense by chewing up 362 total yards en route to a 43-22 victory in the Class A state football championship Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings, who repeated as state...
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
October 26, 2023 School Board Meeting Minutes – Regular Meeting. A Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of ISD #414, Minneota Public Schools, was called to order on Tuesday, October 26, 2023, at 7:00 pm in Room #103 by Chair Abby Thostenson. Roll call of Abby Thostenson, Carmen...
Reading Corps Receives $20k Grant from UWSWMN to Help Students with Reading Proficiency
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota announced a grant of $20,000 will be sent to Reading Corps, an AmeriCorps program of ServeMinnesota. These funds will be used to help cover the cost of three additional Reading Corps tutors in local schools to help prepare elementary students to meet the critical milestones of reading proficiency by the end of the third grade. Over the past 20 years, Reading Corps has helped over 300,000 students achieve reading proficiency.