Nobles County News


07/12/2018 03:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Local 1 min read Wisconsin Man Arrested In Nobles County A Wisconsin... 

According to a report on July 6th a Minnesota State trooper pulled a vehicle in which Wover for going 88 MPH in a 70 MPH zone on interstate 90. Upon making contact the trooper alleges he smelled what he believed to be marijuana. A passenger in the vehicle 21-year-old Benjamin J. Waldner of Holmen Wisconsin denied the accusation but as the trooper told him he would be searching the vehicle.


07/06/2018 10:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Worthington man, 55, dies in pickup-semi crash in Nobles County 

A 55-year-old man from Worthington was killed Friday when his pickup crossed the center line on a southwestern Minnesota highway and collided with a semitrailer truck. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Tracy E. Cummings died at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., after the 12:48 p.m. crash on Hwy.


07/06/2018 10:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Damage estimates increase in southwest Minnesota as floodwaters rise 

Gov. Mark Dayton's executive order declaring a state of emergency because of flooding and torrential rains for 36 Minnesota counties, including six counties in southwest Minnesota, may be a prelude to getting federal disaster aid. As of Friday, July 6, Nobles County Emergency Management Director Joyce Jacobs said the county has tabulated almost a half million dollars in damage from rain storms since June 20. If-more likely when-counties record enough damage to meet the state's threshold of $7.7 million, it becomes a federal disaster, setting in motion a reimbursement process through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


06/14/2018 06:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Pine Island dairy farm earns century status 

Three generations of Klingsporns, from left, Kevin, Lauretta, Luke, Linda and Dave, are part of an unbroken line of the family that has worked the same 160 acres east of Pine Island since 1868. The family will be honored this year by the State Fair as a Century Farm and by the Farm Bureau as a Sesquicentennial Farm.


06/11/2018 03:33 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota dairy farm earns century status after 150 years 

About four miles east of Pine Island, the Klingsporn Farm has been home to and provided a livelihood for the family for generation after generation. Today, three generations of the family live and work on the 160-acre farm that will be honored by the Minnesota State Fair as a Century Farm this year and as a Sesquicentennial Farm by the Minnesota Farm Bureau, the Post-Bulletin reported.