Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Snow depth – 13 inches; Wind gusts – up to 45 miles per hour

Equals blizzard white-out conditions on Monday; Dig out from under on Tuesday The blizzard warning lived up to its definitions on Monday, January 22. As...

Blizzard delays Hometown Sanitation pick-up one day

Solid waste to be collected on Friday   DUE TO THE blizzard conditions in the area on Monday, January 22, Hometown Sanitation Services LLC – the...

Butterfield Veterans Memorial fundraising underway

Committee to hold pancake breakfast Sunday, January 28      

Mountain Lake City Council addresses Highway 60 upgrade possibility

Tentative public meeting between city, county, MnDOT, MSP is slated THE MOUNTAIN LAKE City Council. Seated front, from left, Council Member Dana Kass, Mayor Mike...

City of Mountain Lake in a Snow Emergency at midnight

Follow the policy specifics     A Snow Emergency has been declared for the City of Mountain Lake tonight (Monday, January 22). According to the Snow Emergency Policy...

NWS updates winter storm track

Track will continue to wobble, but potential for substantial area snowfall remains      

Kurt Blomgren tapped for State Committee post

Butterfield farmer named to Minnesota State Farm Service Agency Committee     Kurt Blomgren, a grain and livestock farmer from Butterfield was recently appointed to the Minnesota...

Help for the mental health of farmers, rural residents

MDA working to address this on a variety of levels     Minnesota Farmers Union policy supports greater funding for mental health providers and doctors in rural...

Odin, Truman men injured in two-vehicle accident

Pickups collide in Martin County this afternoon     According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP), an Odin man, and a man from Truman, were injured and...

String of area Friday morning accidents

All occurred along Minnesota State Highway #60 in just over an hour     The Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) had a very busy early morning today (Friday,...

From the National Weather Service . . .

Winter Storm Watch for southern Minnesota Sunday night into Monday     The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Watch for southwest Minnesota through...

Snow emergency issued in Mountain Lake

Follow Snow Emergency policies     A Snow Emergency has been declared for the City of Mountain Lake tonight (Sunday, January 14). According to the Snow Emergency Policy...

Jeffers women injured in Sunday afternoon accident

Both transported to Sleepy Eye Municipal Hospital     Two Jeffers women were transported to Sleepy Eye Municipal Hospital following a single-car accident at 5 p.m. this...

Watch the traffic going ’round

Live webcam for mini-roundabouts in St. James in place through March 2018     The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will be temporarily recording and streaming live...

Mountain Lake City Council approves 2018 designations, appointments

Adopts ordinance establishing rates, fee, administrative fines   THE MOUNTAIN LAKE City Council. Seated front, from left, Council Member Dana Kass, Mayor Mike Nelson and Council...

Minnesota ice

Mountain Lake Ice Rink holds Open House for fresh ice, new warming house   A VIEW FROM the Mountain Lake Ice Rink's new warming house down...

Aerators on

Aeration system now running on Mountain Lake          

Building projects in Windom Public School’s future?

Survey sent to district residents to gauge public's attitude   According to a report by the Worthington Daily Globe (dglobe.com), a survey has been sent to...

Searching for safety solutions

Discussion opens on making county road access to Highway 60 at Mountain Lake safer         This afternoon's (Thursday, January 4) meeting in Mountain Lake City Hall,...

There’s snow emergency like a snow emergency

Mountain Lake issues the declaration     A Snow Emergency has been declared for the City of Mountain Lake for this evening (Friday, December 29). According to the...