Mower County News


10/16/2018 12:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Rochester woman trying to solve class ring mystery 

How it came to be lying on the ground on a rural country road about 3 miles northeast of Sargeant in Mower County is perhaps the bigger question. That it was found on this gravel road in about 1973 only adds to the quandary.


10/03/2018 12:19 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Timeline of missing Cooley children, Izetta Cooley 

Katie joined the Post Bulletin in June 2018. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in journalism and has written for the Pioneer Press, Minnesota Daily and Lillie News.


10/02/2018 07:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman wanted for taking her children arrested in Moorhead Tuesday, October 2 

MOORHEAD, MN - A Moorhead woman wanted for taking her children from the home of a relative in southern Minnesota has been arrested. Izetta Cooley was found at her home in Moorhead late Tues.


10/01/2018 11:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
5 Children Missing, Mom Charged with Kidnapping 

A region-wide search is underway for five children believed to have been taken by their mother against court order. The children are 10-year-old Mateo, 11-year-old Mollycia, 13-year-old Mojo, 16-year-old Morgan and 17-year-old Marco.


09/30/2018 03:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities Ask For Help Locating Missing Children In Mower County 

Authorities Ask For Help Locating Missing Children In Mower County The Mower County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help find two missing children who were last seen Saturday night. St. Cloud Man Arrested After Reporting Murder To Police A St. Cloud man has been arrested after he told police he killed a woman in his home.


09/30/2018 11:26 AM  ~~~Source~~~
BCA: 3 Children Reported Missing in Mower County 

The BCA issued a missing person alert early Sunday morning, stating the Mower County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking assistance in locating three children: Mateo Cooley, 10, Mollycia Cooley, 11 and Marco Cooley, 16 . The children were last seen in Rose Creek, Minn.


09/29/2018 01:10 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Austin Man Arrested After Pointing Rifle At Woman, Threatening to Shoot Her 

An Austin man was arrested early Friday morning after allegedly threatening to shoot a woman, Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger said. According to police, dispatchers received multiple 911 hang-ups from a home in the 1500 block of 4th Avenue NW shortly before 4 a.m. Friday.


09/27/2018 05:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Austin Man Arrested During Meth Bust 

A 57-year-old man is in jail after authorities discovered methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia in an Austin home. Officers from the Austin Police Department and Mower County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant just after 1 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Fifth Street NW.


09/25/2018 05:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Arrest made in Perez homicide Tuesday, September 25 

MOWER COUNTY, MINN. - An arrest has been made in the deadly shooting of 20-year-old Gabriel Perez at the Main Avenue McDonald's in Fargo on Sunday.


09/24/2018 06:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Austin teenager drives off road, injured 

Logan Alan Retterath, 17, of Austin was southbound on U.S. Highway 218 southeast of Austin near Mower County Road 28 at about 5:41 p.m. Sunday when the 2003 Subaru Forester he was driving left the road and struck an embankment, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. Retterath was transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Austin with non-life threatening injuries.


09/24/2018 02:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Open house Sept. 25 in Grand Meadow for Hwy 16 paving project in 2019 

The public is invited to an open house on Tuesday, September 25 in Grand Meadow to learn more about the improvements planned for Highway 16 during a paving project in 2019 from Dexter to Spring Valley, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Representatives of MnDOT will be available to answer questions and provide information from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Grand Meadow Community Center, 116 Grand Ave. E. in Grand Meadow.


09/19/2018 11:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities still trying to find vehicle that caused SUV to hit a house in Austin 

AUSTIN, Minn. A crash that resulted in a vehicle smashing into a house is still under investigation.