Faribault News

01/23/2018 12:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Heavy snow, powerful winds tearing through Midwest, Plains 

Blizzard warnings are in effect today from Nebraska to Minnesota , as heavy snow and strong winds bring whiteout conditions to the Plains and Midwest. The heaviest of the snow is expected in eastern Kansas and Nebraska, southern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin , as well as the Upper Peninsula of Michigan , where the forecast calls for 1 foot of snow.

01/22/2018 01:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Plows Already Busy as Winter Storm Moves into Metro Area; No Travel Advisory in Southern Minn. 

But with a winter storm warning out for much of the metro area, and snow finally starting to fall, the evening commute is shaping up to be a difficult one. Things are even worth south of the Twin Cities.

01/21/2018 12:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
1 dead, 2 injured after worker strikes power line in Faribault 

A Waterville man is dead after being electrocuted Saturday afternoon in a construction accident in Faribault. Another worker was seriously injured.

01/12/2018 11:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Rochester, Faribault gymnastics 

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ079-086>088-094-095-WIZ017-029-032>034- 131200- /O.CON.KARX.WC.Y.0004.180113T0300Z-180113T1500Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Floyd-Chickasaw-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona- Mower-Fillmore-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, and Black River Falls 843 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

01/11/2018 03:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fierce Nutrition supplements its customers, downtown Faribault 

Sami Mechura, the owner of Fierce Nutrition in Faribault, stands in her newly renovated downtown Faribault location where she will sell Herbalife supplements as well as offer wellness and fitness events.

12/31/2017 08:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Allina restricts hospital visitors during flu season 

Allina Health is restricting visitors at its 12 Twin Cities hospitals and its eye institute to protect patients and staff from influenza. Seasonal flu is now widespread throughout Minnesota, state health officials said in a weekly flu update Thursday, with the number of cases rising sharply for the second consecutive week.

12/27/2017 08:09 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Wind Chill Advisory Remains in Effect for Dozens of Minn. Counties 

It was a frigid start to Wednesday, with temperatures of -7 degrees in Minneapolis and -9 degrees in St. Paul by 6 a.m., according to KSTP Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow. Meanwhile, some cities outside the metro area experienced even colder air, with Princeton and Cambridge reporting -20 and -17 degrees by 6 a.m., respectively.

12/26/2017 02:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Faribault woman launches GoFundMe to help young dad who lost home to fire 

David Bolien, right, and his two children ages 5and 3, sit in a Tilt-A-Whirl car.

12/26/2017 02:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Shattuck snow 

Shattuck-St. Mary's, along with the rest of Faribault, got about an inch of snow Thursday.