Madison News


12/08/2018 06:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Theodor Slen helped bring Democrats, Farmer-Labor together in 1944 

Alvhild Sherve of Northfield is 91, but one memory from seven decades ago remains clear as that summer day in 1945. A week shy of her 18th birthday, she'd been tromping around a field near her western Minnesota home in Madison with her high school boyfriend.


12/08/2018 07:53 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Rolf Olson of Eden Prairie High School theater department to retire 

For a man who has led the Eden Prairie High School drama department for 37 years, Rolf Olson is good at staying out of the spotlight. Olson's retirement at the end of this school year will bring an end to his nearly four decades at Eden Prairie High School, leaving behind a thriving theater program and thousands of students whose lives he has changed, both in the classroom and onstage.


12/05/2018 09:47 PM  ~~~Source~~~
December 5, 2018 ] Brute's Bleat by Harold Brutlag-December 5, 2018 Viewpoints 

Maple Lake was fortunate to miss the Saturday night snowstorm with only about a half-inch, but the southern part of the state including Minneapolis wasn't as lucky. The wind did some pruning of trees in ML and there were a few reports of vehicles in the ditch, apparently from the icy roads.


12/05/2018 10:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Where to meet Santa locally, all through Dec. 

Santa seekers, start your sleighs: Here's where to find Kris Kringle himself for meet-and-greets and photos throughout the St. Cloud area. Where in the world is Santa? Here's where he'll be locally - until Dec. 24, of course! Santa seekers, start your sleighs: Here's where to find Kris Kringle himself for meet-and-greets and photos throughout the St. Cloud area.


11/11/2018 08:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cold Start To The Week - 40s Return Mid-Week 

As we enter into the time of year when we start seeing almost consistant snow pack, it is interesting to take a look and see how much that actually does impact our temperatures. This chart, courtesy of the Iowa Environmental Mesonet , shows what our average high and average low per winter month is with or without snow cover.