Madison Lake News


12/05/2017 11:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two-vehicle crash on icy Highway 52 in Rochester 

It happened on northbound Highway 52 in Rochester around 6:05 am. The Minnesota State Patrol says 26-year-old robert Daniel Walechka of Madison Lake lost control of his vehicle near the 55th Street interchange, hit the median wall, then slid into the vehicle driven by 55-year-old James Clayton Kroschel of Maplewood, before smashing back into the median wall.


10/10/2017 12:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Carl Burk 

A memorial visitation will be held Friday, October 13 from 4-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Lake Benton. Carl Alvin Burk was born March 26, 1942 to Julius and Alvina Burk in Tyler.


10/08/2017 03:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Housing project passes 

The Blue Earth City Council voted to proceed with a new housing development near Lampert Lumber on the northeast side of the city. Council members John Huisman and Glenn Gaylord and mayor Rick Scholtes all voted yes to proceed.


09/30/2017 02:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Area minnow trappers face a variety of challenges 

Stopping into a bait shop for a scoop of crappie minnows, shiners or fathead minnows is a Minnesota tradition. But supplying those bait shops has become increasingly more difficult as invasive species infest more lakes and minnow waters have disappeared or been transformed into rearing ponds.