Thanksgiving travel will be a challenge throughout a large portion of the country. Tyler Hasenstein with the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen says Minnesota will feel the effects of a large system over the next couple of days. "Generally this type of system does tend to have wide-spread snowfall", said Hasenstein. "Just due to the nature of how the atmosphere reacts to this situation." A Winter Storm Warning will go into effect at six p.m. tonight for our area.
A Go Fund Me page has been established for the children of a New Richland couple killed in a car vs semi accident last week. Jay and Elizabeth Logan were killed in the accident near Clearmont on Highway 14 last week. They leave behind their children Tyler and Grace. Link
450-thousand hunters will take to the woods and fields this weekend with the start of Minnesota's shotgun deer season. Rodmen Smith is the Chief of the DNR Enforcement Division. He says the number one safety concern related to hunting isn't what most people would assume. "Our number one safety concern is people falling out of deer stands," said Smith. "This year when people will have extra clothing on due to the cold weather people need to really concentrate on the task at hand." DNR officials say shotgun season A runs through November 24th in 100 series permit areas and through November [...]
Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato was among the eight Mayo Clinic hospitals that scored high marks for safety — earning an "A" for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
South Central College (SCC) will host its annual Fall Job Fair at the college’s North Mankato Campus (1920 Lee Blvd.) on Tuesday, November 12 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Job Fair will provide an opportunity to visit with prospective employers, network, apply for jobs and learn about career development strategies. The general public is welcome to attend this free event with free parking. 60 Employers are participating in SCC’s Fall Job Fair. ARMY ROTC Bolton & Menk Brakebush Wells Braun Intertec Buffalo Wild Wings Cambria CareerForce - MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Climate by Design International Colliers Engineering & [...]
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith and Representatives Jim Hagedorn (MN-1), Angie Craig (MN-2), Dean Phillips (MN-3), Betty McCollum (MN-4), Ilhan Omar (MN-5), Tom Emmer (MN-6), Collin Peterson (MN-7), and Pete Stauber (MN-8) urged U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to provide federal assistance to Minnesota farmers overwhelmed by significant wet weather during this year’s harvest. In a letter to the USDA, members of the Minnesota Congressional Delegation offered their support for Governor Tim Walz’s request for a Department of Agriculture Secretarial Disaster Declaration to assist communities that are recovering from catastrophic weather conditions this fall. Their [...]
MSU’s College of Allied Health & Nursing Offering Free Health, Dental Services to Active, Reserve, Retired Military
Departments in Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Allied Health and Nursing will be providing a variety of free services to active, reserve and retired members of the military during a “Health for Heroes” event Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 1-8 p.m. in the University’s Clinical Sciences Building (150 South Road). Services include: Free hearing screenings and brain injury resources. No appointment necessary.Provided by the Department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation and School of Nursing. Free nutrition resources. No appointment necessary.Provided by the Department of Family Consumer Science. Free multiple health-related resources. No appointment necessary.Provided by the Department of Health Science. Free dental cleanings, dental exams, X-rays and [...]
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will deliver the keynote address during Minnesota State University, Mankato’s “American Indian Night” Monday, Nov. 11 from 6-8 p.m. in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $10 by the general public, but only a limited number of tickets are still available for the event,
Albert Lea Community Theatre (ACT) announces auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 9 and 10, at 7 p.m., for the drama “Irena’s Vow” at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, 147 N. Broadway in Albert Lea. Based on a remarkable true story, this play takes the audience through the eyes of a strong-willed woman and exemplifies the triumphs of the human spirit over devastating tragedy. Irena Gut Opdyke is a 19-year-old housekeeper in the home of a Nazi officer when she finds out that the Jewish ghetto is about to be liquidated. Determined to help 12 Jewish workers, [...]
Hunters who harvest deer in north-central and southeast Minnesota during firearms deer season will have 26 dumpsters available in a variety of locations to dispose of carcasses after completing deer registration, chronic wasting disease sampling and removing the meat. “These dumpsters will be in place in time for the hunting opener, and they’re an important part of the plan to combat CWD by helping hunters comply with carcass movement restrictions in CWD zones,” said Bryan Lueth, DNR habitat program manager. Hunters in three zones – the north-central CWD management zone, the southeast CWD management zone and the southeast CWD control zone [...]