Recent Area News

Have Yourself A Classic Christmas from Dec. 15th

December 15, 2019
The Beach Boys, the Carpenters, the Chipmunks and more on the third edition of Have Yourself A Classic Christmas. You can hear Logan Wells with the best of Christmas classic hits every Sunday 11am-1pm. Below are both hours of the show:

Christmas on the Cannon – Talkin’ Rankin Bass

December 15, 2019

This week, amidst the fun and frivolity of Rich and Corey celebrating the season, Corey takes some time to talk with Rick Goldschmidt, the official Biographer and historian of Rankin Bass (the group that created such classic Christmas specials as Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman.)

Christmas on the Cannon
Talkin' Rankin Bass
Christmas on the Cannon Talkin' Rankin Bass

Snowmobile vs Pedestrian injury crash on Cannon Lake

December 14, 2019

Date/Time of Incident: 12-13-2019 at 8:43pm

Incident Description:  Personal Injury Crash – Snowmobile vs Pedestrian

Location of Incident:  Cannon Lake (Warsaw Township)

Victim/Suspect Information: Driver:  Dennis D. Krenz, 20, Faribault

Pedestrian:   Coy Allen Kreger, 23,  Faribault

Description of Incident:  On 12-13-2019 at 8:43pm the Rice County Sheriff’s Office, North Ambulance and Faribault Fire/Rescue were dispatched to a personal injury crash on Cannon Lake in Warsaw Township.  Reports were that a pedestrian walking on the lake was struck by a snowmobile.

Read the full press release: Media Release 121319 – PI Crash

Man receives 24 years in connection to his son’s death; “Complex tax system” says Rice Co. Commissioner Malecha; City gears up for more programming at NCTV; A winter wonderland for Winter Walk

December 12, 2019

By Teri Knight, News Director

A Burnsville man receives 24 years in prison. 33 year old Michael Anthony Herkal pled guilty yesterday to Murder in the Second Degree (Without Intent to Kill) in connection with the death of his 13-day-old son, Anthony. In August of 2018, Apple Valley police were called on report of a baby not breathing. Officers and paramedics worked on the baby but he died at Children’s Hospital two days later. After changing his story multiple times, including blaming a toddler in the house, forensic evidence showed that, well over an hour before 911 was called, Herkal’s cell phone revealed searches that included: “someone threw a baby on the floor”. He will be sent to St. Cloud State prison.  (more…)

Winter Walk Snowflake Ornament HAS BEEN FOUND!

December 12, 2019

Cassie Weyland found it at 8:10 this morning under the sink in the shelter pavilion at Odd Fellows Park. Cassie won $750 in Chamber Bucks! Jeff Johnson spoke with her this morning:

Cassie Weyland - Ornament winner
Cassie Weyland - Ornament winner

Here is Cluemaster Tim Freeland’s explanation of the clues: Snowflake ornament clues explanation

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