Dexter News


09/27/2018 02:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
S. Dakota man injured when motorcycle hits deer 

A motorcycle struck a deer Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 90 about five miles east of Dexter, injuring the rider. Christopher Leonard Willman, 36, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was driving a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on I-90 when a deer ran out of the ditch and onto the roadway, where the motorcycle struck it, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.


09/24/2018 03:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Open house Sept. 25 in Grand Meadow for Hwy 16 paving project in 2019 

The public is invited to an open house on Tuesday, September 25 in Grand Meadow to learn more about the improvements planned for Highway 16 during a paving project in 2019 from Dexter to Spring Valley, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Representatives of MnDOT will be available to answer questions and provide information from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Grand Meadow Community Center, 116 Grand Ave. E. in Grand Meadow.


06/26/2018 08:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mower County is one of the 10 nicest places in America 

The finalists for this year's list were selected to feature all of the different ways that "nice" exists across the country. Senior editor Jeremy Greenfield said Reader's Digest wanted to show that there is good happening all around, especially in a time where the news can be full of negativity.


04/17/2018 12:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Southland board votes to close elementary school 

Southland Superintendent Jeff Sampson, left, talks to Southland School Board President Michelle Nelsen, who read aloud the resolution to close Southland Elementary School in Rose Creek during the board's regular session on Monday. Southland Superintendent Jeff Sampson, left, talks to Southland School Board President Michelle Nelsen, who read aloud the resolution to close Southland Elementary School in Rose Creek during the board's regular session on Monday.


10/27/2017 11:47 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Answer Man: Rochester, home to three small grain bins 

The Answer Man received this postcard from a guest at a local hotel. Does this look like Rochester to you? Dear Answer Man, I'm sending you this postcard from a Rochester hotel because I know you'll think it's funny.