Mabel News

04/07/2018 02:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota librarian turning 90 has no plans to retire 

"I'm not doing it for the money. I'm having fun," says Donna Johnson, who has been a librarian at Mabel, Minn., Public Library since 1994.

04/06/2018 02:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Camera Work: Eye on the snowy sky 

Most of us didn't appreciate the April snow showers that left a white blanket covering the region Tuesday. A change of perspective might help see the beauty of living in a snow globe.

03/23/2018 03:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities: Man crashes vehicle, leaves injured woman behind 

A Mabel man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly rolled a Polaris Ranger at Steam Engine Park and then fled the scene - leaving an unconscious woman behind in the vehicle. Michael Howard Ellis, 19, made his first appearance Monday in Fillmore County District Court, where he is facing one count each of criminal vehicular operation under the influence of alcohol, a felony, criminal vehicular operation under the influence of alcohol and DWI, both gross misdemeanors, as well as DWI, reckless driving, careless driving and driving after revocation, all misdemeanors.

02/22/2018 04:30 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Apartment fire in Fillmore County 

The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office says it was notified around 11:11 pm by the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office of a fire at 11048 Highway 52, the address of an apartment building known as the Old State Line Motel or Prosper Apartments. The Sheriff's Office, Harmony Ambulance, and the fire departments from Mabel and Canton responded to the blaze.