Eyota News


07/20/2018 10:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
5 things to do this weekend 

From theater, comedy, family events and other entertainment in southeastern Minnesota, here's your weekly roundup highlighting five things to do in the area. We're in the sweet spot of the season for summer fairs and festivals.


07/13/2018 06:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
DEED awards $19 million in grants for rehabilitation and infrastructure 

The Department of Employment and Economic Development on Wednesday awarded grants totaling $19 million to 35 small cites and counties for rehabilitation and infrastructure projects. "The vitality of our communities depends upon strong infrastructure and good, affordable housing," Gov. Mark Dayton said.


07/10/2018 04:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
ATV crash results in injuries, arrest 

Olmsted County sheriff's deputies were called to the 7300 block of College View Road Southeast in Marion Township for what first appeared to be a medical situation, said Capt. Scott Behrns of the sheriff's office.


07/06/2018 08:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New Center Hopes to Help Child Care Shortage 

"Eureka basically means discovery and unexpected resolution to a problem," said Hema Sai Kishore, one of the founders of the center. While the city is expanding, the childcare facilities are not growing at the same rate, but once Eureka opens its doors it'll have room for 100 area kids.


07/05/2018 09:09 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Byron man gets five years in prison for fleeing police 

A Byron man was sentenced Monday to five years in prison in connection with a burglary and police chase in January. James Donald Minter was convicted of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property, first-degree burglary, and possession of ammunition/firearm after a previous conviction.


07/03/2018 08:33 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Eyota man pleads guilty to child porn possession 

Wyatt Henry King, 22, was charged in March with one count of disseminating pornography and 10 counts of possession of pornography. The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says it received a tip in May 2017 from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force about suspected child porn allegedly being accessed by King.


06/28/2018 12:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Tuesday downpour closed roads in Eyota 

"We need about five days of no rain so all this water can dissipate," said Tony Nelson, Eyota's emergency management director. Nelson, who is also a member of the city council, said the city received 2.5 inches of rain from about 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.


06/27/2018 01:28 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Essence Skin Clinic 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... SOUTHEASTERN OLMSTED COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA... * UNTIL 1045 PM CDT * AT 748 PM CDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED SOME WATER OVER HIGHWAY 14 BETWEEN EYOTA AND CHESTER. IN ADDITION, SOME URBAN FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN EYOTA.


06/26/2018 06:43 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Gopher Count in Viola 

Kylie Clark, of Eyota, right, gives Hudson Larson, of Eyota, a fancy hairdo -- known as Wacky Hair -- at the Gopher Count in Viola Wednesday. The 144th event included food, a talent show, and a parade.