Mower County

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.

Julio Cesar Guadalupe Rodriguez

'He saved their lives': Austin mourns teen who died protecting family

Julio Cesar Guadalupe Rodriguez was killed in a domestic dispute.

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Assault in southern Minnesota leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

Identities of the victims have not been released.

coronavirus, covid-19, drive-thru testing

MDH offers free COVID-19 testing amid outbreak in Mower County

Anyone – even those without symptoms – can get tested.

cow

Pregnant cow shot, partially butchered in southern Minnesota

It happened south of Rochester in Mower County.

Noelani Robinson

Noelani Robinson's death officially ruled a homicide

The Milwaukee toddler went missing in March and was found dead in Minnesota.

Steven Holm

Family: Missing man's remains found at southeast MN state park

The sheriff's office has not officially identified the human remains.

chainsaw, tree trimming

1 dead, 2 injured in tree-cutting accident in southern MN

It happened in a rural area east of Austin.