Minneota News


04/19/2018 03:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
No lyin' 

It was a rare sight, said Minneota Police Chief Bill Bolt. Area residents spotted a mountain lion coming into Minneota on Wednesday, and they had pictures that appeared to prove it.


04/18/2018 03:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crime and Accidents for April 18 

A civil matter was reported at 7:11 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of East Fourth Street, Minneota Police said. No further information was available.


04/12/2018 04:38 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Six men to be ordained as permanent deacons 

He noted that among this year's candidates are a farmer, a physical therapist and an electrician, with ages spanning from 36 to 60. The six men will be ordained by Bishop John M. LeVoir at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. This will be the second group of men to be ordained as permanent deacons for the Diocese of New Ulm.


04/06/2018 02:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minneota hometown hero considers himself one of the lucky ones 

Korean War Veteran Dennis Jensen was one of the lucky ones. Not only did he return from service in Korea, but he had won a coin flip to stay in camp on the day that one of his buddies step on a roadside bomb on the excursion.


04/04/2018 03:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crime and Accidents for April 4 

An animal complaint was reported at 9:16 p.m. Monday on the 3200 block of U.S. Highway 14, Tracy Police said. No further information was available.


03/31/2018 01:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crime 

Theft was reported at 1:42 a.m. Thursday on Van's Street, Minneota Police said. No further information was available.


03/28/2018 12:49 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crime 

An adult male was arrested for third degree DWI in an incident reported at 12:09 a.m. Sunday on the intersection of 265th Street and 270th Avenue, the Lyon County Sheriff's Department said. MARSHALL - An adult male was arrested for obstruction of justice, disorderly conduction and domestic assault in an incident reported at 8:12 p.m. Sunday on the 1000 block of North Fourth Street, Marshall POlice said.


03/22/2018 05:22 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Irvin Raymond Swanson, 93 

Irvin Raymond Swanson, the son of John A. Swanson and Julia Swanson was born on the family farm in Minneota Township, Jackson County, on Sept 16, 1924. Irvin was baptized on Jan.10, 1925 on the family farm, and confirmed on June 19, 1950 at Bethlehem Lutheran church in Lakefield.