Houston News


06/27/2018 10:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Great Horned Owl rescued from Houston grain tower 

An unexpected guest was found in a feed mixing tower at Farmers Win Cooperative in Houston, MN on Tuesday morning. Those at the mill stumbled upon the bird while working in the tower.


05/16/2018 09:47 PM  ~~~Source~~~
"Bluegrass is like mold. It grows on you." 

Monroe Crossing and The Baker Family will be among seven bands jamming during the three-day festival. Visitors are also invited to bring their own guitar, violin, or any other stringed instrument and join in the jam sessions that will take place all over the campgrounds, said Darrell Ottman, president and festival director.


05/14/2018 12:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bluegrass festival features concerts, workshops, jam sessions 

The annual springtime Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association festival, featuring bands from four states, will be held May 18 to 20 at Cushon's Peak Campground near Houston. The three-day extravaganza of bluegrass music includes concerts all three days, open stage sessions Friday and Saturday, and instrument workshops on Saturday.


04/27/2018 01:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Construction Worker's Name Added to 'Memorial List' 56 Years After His Death 

A 7th person to die while working on Southeast Minnesota roads is being honored. A new name was added to the "Workers Memorial List", however, there hasn't been a road construction fatality since 1994.


04/09/2018 06:03 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Man who shot at police receives 13-year sentence 

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