The Minnesota State Patrol reported a three-vehicle crash on I-35 at milepost 50 in Walcott Township in Rice County. Only one driver of the three involved were injured in the crash, those injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.
You might recognize the Kings Mill Dam, Morehouse Park, the former Archer House (you can see the hole they knocked into the back of the building to put out the fire), and the backside of the Owatonna Power Plant.
The rain last night at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport, pushed the August rainfall total to 6.89" which puts August 2021 into the top-10 for wettest August's on record. 6.89" pushes 2017's 6.75" of rain out of the top-10.
In an announcement sent out today, Shopko Optical stated that Faribault would be home to the chain's "13th Shopko Optical center in the Minneapolis area" and will be ready to start seeing customers beginning in October.