Spring Grove News

03/05/2018 02:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota farmers tests water quality 

"We brought in some dirty water," Joni Mehus said, holding a glass jar filled with brown water from field runoff. She and her husband, Bryan Mehus, recently went to the National Trout Center to test the runoff water and some cleaner-looking spring water and well water from their rural Spring Grove farm.

02/26/2018 11:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Hottel makes first appearance 

A man who had been on the run from police since August made his first court appearance Thursday to face charges including second-degree attempted murder. Luke Elias Hottel, 36, appeared in Olmsted County District Court, where he is charged with second-degree attempted murder and second-degree assault, both felonies.

02/26/2018 11:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Water quality put to the test 

Joni and Bryan Mehus of rural Spring Grove watch as Caleb Fischer, Fillmore County Soil and Water Conservation District water management coordinator, prepares to test their water for nitrates Saturday at the National Trout Center in Preston. The Mehuses wanted baseline data on water from runoff from a field, a well and a spring.

02/20/2018 01:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Murder suspect arrested at Spring Grove home 

The Houston County Sheriff's Office, along with several other law enforcement agencies, arrested a man in Spring Grove wanted on charges of attempted murder and attempted assault. Sheriff Mark Inglett said in a post on the office's Facebook page that authorities arrested Luke Elias Hottel, 36, of Rochester, at a home on Division Street in Spring Grove late Monday afternoon.