Ashby News

09/18/2018 09:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Top StorySticky Fingers Fraud: $2M Missing at Grain Elevator 

A single location grain cooperative in Ashby Minnesota is hosting a member meeting tonight to address the allegations that its previous general manager misused more than $2 million. A former grain elevator manager is on the run after allegedly pocketing $2 million from the Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co.

09/13/2018 03:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Central Minn. elevator closes after general manager allegedly spent... 

A west-central grain elevator is going belly up, alleging that its general manager spent more than $2 million of its funds for hunting safaris, taxidermy and other expenditures. The Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co.

06/11/2018 05:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Battle over Minnesota lake access heats up as DNR takes down fence 

In a new chapter in a long-running land dispute, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently took down the fence a landowner had erected across the public access road to Jolly Ann Lake in Otter Tail County. ORG XMIT: MIN1805111635478595 A long-running battle over public access to an Otter Tail County lake has heated up, with a landowner facing 12 new misdemeanor charges for blocking a road to Jolly Ann Lake near Ashby, Minn.

05/22/2018 04:11 AM  ~~~Source~~~
'Fargo' movie star, film crew visit Alexandria 

A Swedish film crew and actor Peter Stormare liked what they discovered at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria on Monday. ALEXANDRIA, Minn.-The villain who fed a body into a wood chipper in a famous scene from the movie "Fargo" was in Alexandria on Monday, May 21. Actor Peter Stormare and a Swedish film crew visited the Runestone Museum as part of a project researching the Kensington Runestone.