Le Sueur residents may soon have the option to build bigger garages and wider fences.
Le Sueur County’s own Nancy Delaske received an award last month honoring her work as a job coach for developmentally-disabled persons at Le Sueur County Developmental Services (LCDS).
The annual Squeals and Wheels event, hosted by Angels Amongst Us, takes place Saturday, Aug. 17 at Legion Park in Le Sueur from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is investigating what it's calling "a data incident involving its payment processing systems" at some of its fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants.
Sirens went off in Waseca County, Nicollet County and Le Sueur County after 3 p.m. Tuesday, due to tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings in the area.
Long-time former state Rep.Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, said last Wednesday that he was considering a run against State Rep. Jeremy Munson, R-Lake Crystal, for his old House District 23B seat. The former lawmaker served the district for 15 years before resigning in November 2017, in the wa…
Investigators reportedly found over 18 grams of methamphetamine in a Le Sueur home where the property owner and one other man resided.
After two years of development, the Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners unanimously accepted a bid for a project to repair sidewalks in the city of Le Sueur.
A Le Sueur man was taken the Hennepin County Medical Center with life threatening injuries after his pickup truck collided with a semi-trailer truck coming out of the Le Sueur rest area, off Hwy. 169.
It’s not often that you get to chat with local police officers, unless you’re trying to talk your way out of a speeding ticket, but during the national Night to Unite, the people of Le Sueur and towns all across the country had the chance to eat, speak and party with their local police department.
The former Le Center United Methodist property is home to a new church that brings a different flavor to its services.
Harold Wolle has grown corn and soybeans on his farm near St. James in southwest Minnesota since 1976. Lately, Wolle has been growing brome grass, too. But it’s not for sale.
Polite conversation was the norm for the most part, but it didn't take long for "the elephant in the room" to appear: the Trump administration's tariffs and trade war with China.
All are welcome to attend the Le Sueur County Free Fair on Aug. 15-18 at the Le Sueur County Fairgrounds in Le Center. The fair promises to have new and old events, entertainment, animal shows and more.
A new restaurant will be serving up paninis this fall. Extra Innings is set to open in the old Willy’s Tavern location along Minnesota Street.
In preparation for a 2020 referendum, the Le Sueur-Henderson School Board has created a facility planning task force made up of community members and a core team made up of school officials and staff to oversee the task force. The board decided who would be in the core team and passed a reso…
This weekend marked a first of its kind for the William R. Witty American Legion Post 37 and itʼs newest Legion Riders group.
A church nearly as old as the town of Le Center itself closed its doors last week. The United Methodist Church building was shut down Aug. 1 and sold to Iglesia Petacostes Nueva Jerusalem.
The Le Sueur Braves took a 8-5 a defeat on their home turf Sunday afternoon in a game against the Janesville Jays. The loss ended the Braves’ season.
The Giant Celebration was winding down by Sunday, but the biggest event was still to come that afternoon: the parade, which annually draws thousands to the streets of Le Sueur.
Le Sueur’s grand tradition Giant Celebration returned this year over the weekend. Saturday, Aug. 3 was packed with activities throughout the entire day.
On Aug. 1 at approx. 2:30 p.m., a single vehicle crash was reported on Ottawa Road near Hwy. 99 in Le Sueur County, just east of St. Peter.
Hundreds strapped on their running shoes Saturday morning to compete in the Giant Valley 5k Run and Youth Half-Mile Run. Many competed but only a select few would be able to take home a medal.
The Le Sueur City Council unanimously approved a motion to refurbish and donate the city’s wind turbine at a July 22 meeting.
A Le Center woman has been elected to the board of directors of Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of wetlands for ducks and other waterfowl.
A long-running family business in Le Center, Factor Motors is closing its doors. The Ford dealership is holding a going-out-of-business sale before it closes its doors Aug. 2.
Montgomery Orchard is known for its ciders, specialty wines, apple picking and Be-A-Mazed corn maze, but owners Scott and Barb Wardell also have a series of winding bike paths on their property.
At a July 29 work session, the Le Sueur-Henderson School Board discussed plans to put together a community engagement task force. This task force would be made up of members of the community and would give input to the board on what they would like to see in a referendum for 2020.
Le Sueur County Commissioners met with several cable providers July 16 to explore the possibility of installing fiber optic cable across the county to reach under-served rural areas. The internet service provider (ISP) Bevcomm expressed interest in the project and the county commissioners vo…
Every year, the police departments and emergency service departments in St. Peter and Le Sueur host Night to Unite, a chance for neighborhoods in the area to hold parties and meet with their cities’ police departments; Le Center has also participated in the past, but won’t be taking part this year.
While weather forecasters predicted rain to fall on Montgomery by noon on Sunday, the same time the Kolacky Days parade would start, for the most part the moisture stayed away, not arriving to after the kolacky eating contest, held in in Memorial Park later.
Almost seven weeks after surgeons removed most of a grapefruit-size tumor from inside Keely Davis’ head, the Cleveland 12-year old doesn’t show many outward signs of her ordeal.
Polyodon spathula is the scientific name for an American paddlefish, and for Madison Lake, the primitive species is the symbol for five days of summer fun.
It’s time for southern Minnesotans to mark their calendars: Le Sueur’s annual Giant Celebration is returning Aug. 2-4 at American Legion Park with events new and old. The festival premiered with a blowout concert by Minnesota country artist Chris Hawkey on Friday, and there’s more to come la…
Hundreds gathered in Le Sueur Friday night to watch Twin Cities celebrity Chris Hawkey launch the Giant Celebration with a kickoff event. This year’s Giant Celebration will be held in American Legion Park on Aug. 2-4.
A Lake Crystal mad died from his injuries Friday afternoon after crashing his motorcycle on Shanaska Creek Road, near the intersection of North Shore Drive in Kasota Township.
Sheriff Brett Mason took county and city officials from all over Le Sueur County on a tour of the newly constructed Justice Center July 24. Located in Le Center, the new building includes facilities for Emergency Management, the County Attorney’s Office, the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office,…
The Le Sueur County Commissioners declared a state of emergency for the entire county at a July 24 meeting due to damage caused by the severe thunderstorm and flooding from July 19-20. This marks the third time the county has declared a state of emergency within the span of a year.
The proposed opening of Coventry Road became the subject of much controversy at the July 22 City Council meeting. Residents in the Coventry and South Park Lane neighborhoods petitioned the council not to connect it to Hwy. 112 and voiced their concerns during a two-hour public hearing.
Depending on the season and weather, Minneopa Falls southwest of Mankato can be picturesque, chocolate-brown or even vivid green. In the latter cases, geography, rainfall, and land-use combine to dislodge tons of sediment, along with fertilizer and algae.