Elysian News


10/12/2018 12:28 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Holy shit: Finnegans Brew Co.'s making beer in a 1,600-pound pumpkin 

Finnegans assistant brewer Logan McLean, pictured here inside Gretchen the Pumpkin, is 6'7", if that gives you any perspective. As you can see, Gretchen is a big gal.


09/24/2018 02:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
High Winds, Tornadoes Damage Homes, Businesses in Southern Minnesota 

Several tornadoes struck southern Minnesota as severe storms packing powerful winds and heavy rain left a trail of destruction overnight, the National Weather Service said Friday. The extreme weather late Thursday damaged homes and businesses, and turned a small airport upside down, but didn't appear to leave anyone with physical injuries.


09/24/2018 12:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
DNR invasive fish barrier nears completion 

An electric barrier is being installed along Mayhew Creek in Waseca County that will prevent invasive carp from swimming further upstream into Lake Elysian. Ross Baker, right, puts his shovel on a spot to demarcate a corner of a hole being dug by Bill Degan at Mayhew Creek in Janesville, Minn.


09/22/2018 03:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota DNR invasive fish barrier nears completion 

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has begun work on an electric barrier project to keep invasive carp from reaching the Le Sueur River. The structures near Eagle Lake and Janesville are scheduled to be completed within the next two months, The Mankato Free Press reported .


09/21/2018 11:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
High winds, tornadoes wreak havoc across southern Minnesota 

Severe storms packing powerful winds and possible tornadoes have left a trail of damage across the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says as many as four tornadoes were reported Thursday.