Ostrander News

09/29/2018 09:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~

Adam M. Hassan, 20, of Wells was convicted on a felony charge of failure to register; fined $1,085, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 24 months, stayed for five years, sentenced to jail 180 days, credit for time served 95 days, five years supervised probation, predatory offender registration required, comply with MN BCA offender registration requirements, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, complete residential chemical dependency treatment, contact Rule 25 Assessor to arrange treatment bed prior to release from jail, follow all aftercare recommendations, mental health screening, pay for associated fees and follow recommendations, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if you've been charged with a new crime; are in contact ... (more)

07/02/2018 10:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
U-Haul crash in Fillmore County sends pair to hospital 

A pair of women driving a U-Haul truck were injured Sunday in a crash east of Ostrander on U.S. Highway 63. Debra Ann Lawson, 59, of Park Hills, Mo., was driving north on Highway 63 in a 2018 Ford truck pulling a Chevy Lumina on a trailer at about 12:25 p.m. when she lost control of the vehicle and entered into the right ditch, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. Lawson and her passenger, Courtney Marie Aldridge, 26, of Park Hills, Mo., were both transported via Spring Valley Ambulance to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys with non-life threatening injuries.

06/11/2018 07:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Southeastern Minnesota's heavy rainfall washes away roads 

Heavy rain fall swept throughout areas of Southeastern Minnesota Saturday afternoon into the night, causing flash flooding in Fillmore County. According to the Fillmore County Sheriff, Tom Kaase, some residents reported as much as 8 inches of total rainfall Saturday night.

06/11/2018 10:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Town of LeRoy faces big decision on public pool 

Some people in the LeRoy area don't know it, but the LeRoy Community Pool is still open as of right now. Although the indoor pool is a staple of the town and has been for decades, the pool's committee was informed this January that the pool would no longer receive funding from its major contributors.

03/02/2018 06:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Over $1 million going to Fillmore County road construction 

Ostrander will receive $314,000 for reconstruction and utility work along County State Aid Highways 1 and 3. Carrolton Township is being given $475,000 for reconstruction and paving along Goodview Drive and $545,200 for reconstruction and paving along Heron Road. Those are three of the 36 infrastructure projects sharing in approximately $25.3 million from the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Local Road Improvement Program.