Category Archives: Local News

Winnebago Industries Named as One of USA Today’s Climate Leaders

USA Today has named Winnebago Industries as on of America’s Climate Leaders for 2024. Winnebago Industries ranked 32nd on the list of 450 companies selected and was the leader in the Automotive & Components sector, achieving a 38.6% reduction in absolute emissions from its 2020 baseline. USA Today says America’s Climate Leaders were chosen through…read more »

Iowa Gov Reynolds Announces 3 More Counties Approved for Assistance Under the Previous Presidential Disaster Declaration

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the approval of Dickinson, Humboldt and Palo Alto Counties for Individual Assistance under the previously approved Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Iowa Counties where significant damage was sustained form severe storms, flooding, straight line winds and tornadoes that have occurred since June 16th. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Individual…read more »

Faribault County Board Hears From U of M Extension about New Agreement

The Faribault County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday and Christy Kallevig with the University of Minnesota Extension presented the new 2025 agreement to the board. Commissioner Greg Young says there are some concerns with the agreement, namely that the Extension wants the same amount of money from every county, which for the next agreement…read more »

Albert Lea Woman Sentenced in North Iowa Home Invasion Case

A Minnesota woman has been sentenced for her part in a violent home invasion in Winnebago County. Forty seven year old Shanoh Marie Armstrong of Albert Lea, pleaded guilty to second degree burglary and second degree theft.  She’s been ordered to spend up to five years on supervised probation and complete all recommended substance abuse…read more »