NYA Times

While the Crusader track and field teams may not have been rolling in hardware this season, the athletes found inner successes on the track and in the field, as each individual continued to improve throughout the season, definitely the teams’ greatest successes in 2014, according to LHS head coach Tim Bierbaum. “The greatest thing that [...]

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by Jeff Hage ECM PUBLISHERS   Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 miles north of Milaca) left the warm [...]

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Officials at Mayer Lutheran High School recently released the honor roll lists for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year. High Honor Roll Freshmen: Carly Stramer, Riley Thomas Sophomores: Nora Henriksen, Benjamin Quiram Juniors: Christina Erdmann, Morgan Diedrick Seniors: Samantha Bartz, Joel Burfeind, Zacheriah Cooper, Nicholas Eickschen, Grace Gassen, Colin Hilk, Noelle Johnson, Lauren [...]

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By Don Heinzman Remember when WCCO Radio featured a spoof on “Minnesota Hospital” and boasted Minnesota was “a good state to get sick in”? Well, it turns out that by most measures, Minnesota is a good state to stay well in. According to a study by United Health Foundation, Minnesota ranks third by many measures. [...]

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Last November, 35 candidates ran for mayor Minneapolis under a ranked-choice voting system. It took 33 rounds of vote counting before a winner was declared. One would think with 35 candidates in the race, it could get nasty, with many candidates going negative against the perceived front-runners. That never happened, and ranked-choice voting is widely [...]

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Wednesday, June 18 A woman was arrested for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at Industrial Boulevard and County Road 10 E in Waconia. Thursday, June 19 A GPS device, valued at $100, was reported stolen from a vehicle on Lakeview Terrace Boulevard in Waconia. A juvenile female was arrested [...]

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