Nicollet County

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Allen Quist and his dinosaur aren't riding off just yet: He's running for open House seat

    After Allen Quist lost to Tim Walz in November, we eulogized his three-decade career in Minnesota politics with a post entitled, "Allen Quist rides into the sunset on dinosaur he believes lived concurrently with humans."SOME QUIST GREATEST HITS:-- Allen Quist ignores facts, alleges food stamp progra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Annie Stensrud, KEYC Mankato "drunk broadcast" anchor, charged with DWI

    Anne Stensrud was nearly four times over the limit​Annie Stensrud has been charged with a DWI in connection with a December arrest for drunk driving. Stensrud became a national celebrity in early December after slurring her way through the opening of a news broadcast for KEYC Mankato, a CBS-F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Someone is stealing Minnesota's pigs

    WikipediaPigs are either valuable loot, or crafty prisoners.​If you see 750 short, fat, bald men with one tall friend trying to board a train, alert the police. Those aren't men: They're pigs!Investigators are trying to track down 150 pigs that went missing from a southeast Minnesota farm on Frida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Eight State Troopers hit in past three days

    Watch out for those squad cars!​ Eight Minnesota State Troopers have been struck in winter-related accidents in the past three days because Minnesota drivers just aren't paying attention. The recent crashes bring the total number of troopers hit to 31 this winter. Last year at this time, 13 troo ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2006

    America's Most Wanted Dad

    When a serial rapist escaped from Minnesota's state mental hospital last April, someone had to take a perp walk sooner rather than later. So why not arrest the escapee's father?

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2006

    Koren Robinson in the Nicollet County Jail

    Is this the beginning of the end for the Vikings's 2006 season? Is it Troy Williamson's turn to show us what he's got? Will Robi ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 1998
  • News

    October 1, 1997

    Lone Wolf No More

    The timber wolf, along with baby harp seals, was an environmental-movement poster child. But biologists have found wolves don't need wilderness to prosper. They need, simply, something to eat and to be more or less left alone.