Man killed NE of Minneota identified
Luis Gerardo Rojas Juarez, 44, was killed Wednesday afternoon after being pinned by equipment two miles northeast of Minneota. The accident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m.
Natalee Rolbiecki (12) drives to the basket for two of her game-high 27 points.
Natalee Rolbiecki poured in 27 points and Minneota scored 61 points in the first half en route to steamrolling Ortonville 85-19 in the season opener at home on Tuesday. Minneota went on an 18-0 run to turn the game into an early rout. The Vikings, who led 61-12 at halftime, opened the second half on a 14-0 run.
Coach Chad Johnston talks with his team after the game on Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Minneota had never trailed in the second half all season and not being used to that adversity led to Mayer Lutheran pulling off a 20-14 upset victory in the Class A state championship last Friday morning at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Santa Claus will be in the lead truck and the other trucks following will be lit up with Christmas lights.
The Minneota Fire Department will again host its Santa Claus escort parade through Minneota on Saturday, Dec. 10. The parade, escorted by Police Chief Bill Bolt, begins at the Fire Hall at 6:30 p.m. Santa Claus, aka Greg DeVos, will be in the lead truck and the other trucks following will be lit up with Christmas lights.
Blaine Foreman writes out a check after purchasing the corner cafe in Taunton during an auction Tuesday.
The former corner cafe in Taunton has been sitting lonely for nearly two years now, just begging to hear the sounds of burgers sizzling on the grill, customers visiting with one another, and the ringing of the cash register drawer. The cafe has been for sale, but like a fishless lake, there have been no bites.
Ryder Husted, 2, gets his photo taken with Santa Claus during the North Pole Extravaganza on Saturday at Bethel Fellowship Church in Minneota.
Despite many community members attending the state football semifinal game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, the annual North Pole Extravaganza went on as planned.
Man killed NE of Minneota identified
Natalee Rolbiecki (12) drives to the basket for two of her game-high 27 points.
Coach Chad Johnston talks with his team after the game on Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Santa Claus will be in the lead truck and the other trucks following will be lit up with Christmas lights.
Blaine Foreman writes out a check after purchasing the corner cafe in Taunton during an auction Tuesday.
Ryder Husted, 2, gets his photo taken with Santa Claus during the North Pole Extravaganza on Saturday at Bethel Fellowship Church in Minneota.

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Natalee Rolbiecki (12) drives to the basket for two of her game-high 27 points.

Natalee Rolbiecki poured in 27 points and Minneota scored 61 points in the first half en route to steamrolling Ortonville 85-19 in the season opener at home on Tuesday.

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The funeral service for Luella Mattson, 98, of Minneota, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota.

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