Madison Lake News

03/11/2018 03:53 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Drainage Authority approves County Ditch 20 repairs 

On Feb. 23, five bids were received for the repair project of County Ditch 20 in Barber and Walnut Lake Township. At the last Drainage Authority meeting on March 6, the Faribault County Board of Commissioners accepted one of those bids.

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.