Monday, September 25, 2017
Area News +

Area News +

Here lies the future of Cottonwood County Road #1

Temporary concrete mixing facility takes up 'shop' on west side of Mountain Lake     Piles of crushed red rock, sand, ground up asphalt, a concrete mixer...

Sparking more power

City of Mountain Lake's new substation begins to take shape   Crews area at work constructing the City of Mountain Lake's new substation, the city's second. The...

T-bone two-vehicle accident occurs Thursday morning

Minnesota Highway #60/Cottonwood County Road #1 intersection the location     A two-vehicle T-bone accident occurred at the intersection of Minnesota State Highway #60 and Cottonwood County...

Making your way around mini-roundabouts

Portion of Highway #4 in downtown St. James officially reopened to traffic     A portion of Minnesota Highway #4 in downtown St. James has recently reopened...

Lake Commission holds September meeting

Are updated on golf course sediment pond, plunge pool, culvert projects     The Lake Commission held its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, September 11, at...

Deep dive into Mountain Lake’s story

Forty-third annual Heritage Fair makes that possible   THE MOUNTAIN LAKE Depot and caboose welcomes folks to Heritage Village.   Mountain Lake’s Heritage Village – teamed with September’s...

Coloring in a Saturday morning

Good Sam's Color Jam's run, walk route spends time along lake trail     AN EXAMPLE OF the fire pit Good Sam Color Jam fundraiser monies will...

Police chase runs from Mankato to Butterfield

Suspect surrenders as law enforcement agencies converge     A late morning (Friday, September 8) police chase ended with an 18-year-old Mankato suspect surrendering just east of...

Pair of public hearings dominate Mountain Lake City Council

Move forward on fire equipment loan, Transitional Business District Zone   THE MOUNTAIN LAKE City Council. Seated front, from left, Council Member Dana Kass, Mayor Mike...

Turnin’ up the good earth

Delft Furrowmakers’ Labor Day event an annual tradition   How sweet is the smell of freshly-plowed topsoil. A lot of people love that fresh-dirt smell. Microbiologists have traced...

Mountain Lake’s story in a photo album

Where is the mountain? What about the lake? + On Saturday, September 9, the 43rd annual Heritage Fair – or Utschtallung – will be celebrated...

Back through time

Mountain Lake area history celebrated during annual Heritage Fair     THE MOUNTAIN LAKE Depot and caboose welcomes folks to Heritage Village.     The 43rd-annual Utschtallung (which means “a gathering”...

Color jams

Run walk/run is Saturday morning September 9   THE VARIOUS COLOR powders used are 100% safe – and washable. AN EXAMPLE OF the fire pit Good Sam...

4-H at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair

Watonwan, Cottonwood clubs well-represented with highest honors        Cottonwood County and Watonwan County local 4-H Club members well-represented this area at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair,...

No more milling

Structure that was part of Mountain Lake business history demolished  

Lining up

Work begins on prepping new industrial park for businesses Work has begin on prepping the city's newest industrial park - the Mountain Lake Commercial Park...

Mark Wendland pleads guilty to one felony count

South Dakota man had faced three criminal vehicular homicide charges in death of Hannah Stoesz     According to filed court records, forty-eight-year-old Mark Wendland of Baltic,...

After the rain – the plowing returns

Delft Furrowmakers’ Labor Day event an annual tradition    

Threshing Bee Choir in performance

'Make up' concert for the vocalists set for tonight   The Threshing Bee Choir will present a "make up" performance tonight (Saturday, August 26), beginning at...

August’s ‘Movies in the Park’ night rescheduled

Mountain Lake Area Scholarship Program's movie to be ‘Finding Dory’     It’s August showtime! Due to the potential of soggy weather conditions, the Mountain Lake Area Scholarship...