Area Breaking News

One of three soldiers killed in crash was born in Madelia

On or about 2:05 p.m. on Dec. 5, the Minnesota National Guard lost contact with a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while it was conducting a maintenance test flight that originated from St. Cloud, Minnesota. In a press conference Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. the Army Aviation Support Facility located in St. Cloud reported that,…

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Hanska resident is new teacher in Madelia

Jordyn Horn is a new early childhood special education teacher at Madelia Elementary School this year. She lived in Duluth until, at age 12, she was transplanted in Madelia. Then, in 2014, the family moved to a farm on Lake Hanska. Her parents are Jessica Horn and Dan Lehman. “Dan is technically my step-dad, but…

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Fatal accident

Lee Zion • Lafayette Nicollet Ledger Illuminated by the eerie light from the emergency vehicles, personnel from the State Highway Patrol and the Nicollet County Sheriff’s office look over the site of a fatal accident Saturday. At about 4:43 p.m., the Sheriffs Office responded to a single snowmobile accident at a field next to Nicollet…

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