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- Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
- Teen airlifted to N.Memorial after Sibley Co. rollover Darren Jeureson of Belle Plaine was ejected from pickup during rollover
LaDue journal: 'I might taunt you a bit before I kill you'
LaDue's journal itself was sealed last month and has not yet been unsealed.
North Mankato man wins $300,000 in lottery
Ron Riley won the prize July 18, and he and his wife, Deana, claimed the prize Friday.
Update: Three injured in Sibley Co. crash
Virginia Silva-Farias was driving a 2002 Jeep Liberty when it rolled on County Road 13.
- Part of Sunrise Drive closed today Motorists will not be able to drive between Traverse Road and Inverness Lane
Hearing set on offender housing
Mankato City Council sets hearing for controversial ex-con housing
- Poll: Matt Cassel will open season at quarterback Matt Cassel is the most likely Minnesota Vikings quarterback to start in the first week, according to the overwhelming voting results from Free Press readers. The topic of which of the Vikings’ three quarterbacks will start the first week has been a
- Spreading the green around with American plants Mark Eberle and Dan Caprioli are friends and fellow biologists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.They’re also major gardeners. Eberle and his wife, Heather Jones, a scientist with a pharmaceutical company, have a half-acre in Ambler, Pa.; Capriol
- A bug assassin's guide to gardening I categorize garden insects in three ways; the good, the bad, and the neutral. Who is who? The most beneficial insect in the garden is by far the lady beetle. They eat a large number of aphids and other soft bodied insects that eat our plants. There
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