KORN News Radio Listening AreaLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.

State of emergency declared in Florida amid toxic red tide outbreak on Gulf coast

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — The Governor of Florida issued a state of emergency in response to this year’s excessive red tide, the toxic algae bloom spreading across the West Coast of the Sunshine State and leaving beaches covered with piles of dead marine wildlife. “I am issuing an emergency declaration to provide significant funding …

Continue reading

More flooding possible in Northeast as stormy summer continues

ABC(NEW YORK) — It has been a rainy summer in the Northeast and the entire East Coast with more flash flooding possible Tuesday. There was more flash flooding Monday as Jonestown, Pennsylvania, received 7.7 inches of rain , while the area around Brick, New Jersey, received 7.83 inches. The same areas saw flooding over the …

Continue reading

Crowbar crashes through windshield, kills former prosecutor in Massachusetts

Spencer Police(PAXTON, Mass.) — A former Worcester County, Massachusetts, prosecutor died suddenly after a crowbar crashed through his windshield Monday. John Madaio was driving his SUV in the town of Spencer when a crowbar that was kicked-up or fell from another car crashed through the windshield, the Spencer Police Department said. Madaio, 63, was struck …

Continue reading

Nuisance lawsuits against farmers can happen anywhere

The recent court cases North Carolina where juries ruled farm smells and noises were a nuisance has farmers around the country paying attention and Rusty Rumley with the National Ag Law Center explains these suits can be filed anywhere, and the outcomes can vary. Continue reading Nuisance lawsuits against farmers can happen anywhere at Brownfield …

Continue reading

Spirited budget debate

It’s not always big-ticket items that lead to spirited debate during city budget sessions. Sometimes it’s the smaller requests. During Monday’s work session Councilor Susan Tjarks, who’s also a board member of the Pre-Historic Indian Village, pitched a request for an additional $3,500 dollars to the organization’s proposed city allocation. “They’re very community minded,” said …

Continue reading

Michigan girls escape kidnap attempt by fighting, throwing hot coffee on suspect

WJRT(MILLINGTON), Mich.) — Police in Michigan say four girls managed to fight off a man who assaulted them over the weekend by throwing hot coffee on him. The girls, ages 11 to 14, were leaving a gas station convenience store in Millington, Michigan, last week when a man grabbed one of the girls by the …

Continue reading

City Council adds second ambulance purchase to budget

Additions and subtractions highlighted Monday evenings Mitchell City Council work session as councilors work to assemble a balanced 2019 budget. Councilors agreed to a request to a second ambulance purchase taking money out a fund dedicated to building a second fire station. Councilor Jeff Smith believed it was the wisest choice. “We’d love to have …

Continue reading

MTI Technology Center deeded to the state of South Dakota

The Mitchell School Board voted Monday to transfer ownership of the Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center to the state of South Dakota. The move allows the facility to take advantage of state dollars earmarked for maintenance and repair on a regular basis. MTI president Mark Wilson says it’s a wise move. “They put us on …

Continue reading

At least 22 dead when section of massive bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy

Italian National Police(GENOA, Italy) —  A section of a towering highway bridge collapsed in Italy Tuesday, sending cars plunging nearly 300 feet to the ground and killing at least 22 people, officials said. The collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa occurred during strong storms moving through the area of northwest Italy, according to authorities. …

Continue reading

At least 11 dead when section of massive bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy

Italian National Police(GENOA, Italy) —  A section of a towering highway bridge collapsed in Italy Tuesday, sending cars plunging nearly 300 feet to the ground and killing at least 11 people, officials said. The collapse in Genoa occurred during strong storms moving through the area of northwest Italy, according to authorities. At least 10 vehicles …

Continue reading

Several die in Italian bridge collapse during strong storm

Italian National Police(GENOA, Italy) —  A section of a towering highway bridge collapsed in Italy Tuesday, sending cars plunging 300 feet to the ground and killing several people, officials said. The collapse in Genoa occurred during strong storms moving through the area of northwest Italy, according to authorities. At least 10 vehicles were on the …

Continue reading

Suspects in New Mexico compound case released on bond against sheriff’s pleas

Taos County Sheriffs Office(Amalia, N.M.) — A New Mexico judge agreed on Monday to release on bond five suspects who were arrested on child abuse charges and were alleged to have been training the children to carry out school shootings. The decision to release the suspects came against the wishes of the sheriff’s department and …

Continue reading

Firefighter’s death in Mendocino Complex blaze is 6th this fire season

Mario Tama/Getty Images(Ukiah, Calif) — The largest fire in California history turned deadly on Monday as a firefighter tending the blaze was killed. There were few details on how the firefighter died in the Mendocino Complex Fire, northeast of Ukiah, California. The fire is burning near the Mendocino National Forest, about 140 miles northwest of …

Continue reading

Suspected terrorist crashes car into cyclists and barrier at British Parliament

ABC News(LONDON) — London Metropolitan Police officials arrested a man who allegedly drove into a group of cyclists and crashed into the barriers outside the British Parliament in Westminster on Tuesday. The incident is being treated as a terrorist incident, authorities said. “Given that this appears to be a deliberate act, the method and this …

Continue reading

Suspected terrorist crashes car into cyclists and barrier at British Parliament

ABC News(LONDON) — London Metropolitan Police officials have arrested a man who allegedly drove into a group of cyclists and crashed into the barriers outside the British Parliament in Westminster Tuesday. The incident is being treated as a terrorist incident, authorities said. “Given that this appears to be a deliberate act, the method and this …

Continue reading

Driver arrested for terrorism after crashing into barrier at British Parliament

ABC News(LONDON) — Metropolitan Police have arrested the driver of a vehicle after he crashed into the barriers outside British Parliament in London and are holding him on suspicion of terrorist offenses. The police confirmed only one person was arrested, the driver, after the accident at about 7:37 a.m. local time. No one else was …

Continue reading

US soldier in Afghanistan dies from wounds in roadside blast

U.S. Army(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. Army soldier has died from wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near him while he was on patrol in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Monday. Staff Sgt. Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion is the fifth American military service member to be killed in Afghanistan this year. Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, …

Continue reading

Proliant to become world’s largest whey permeate processor

An Iowa-based dairy processor says they’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to expand in Michigan. “This will be the largest permeate plant in the world.” Vice President of Business Development Mark Peterson with Proliant Dairy Ingredients tells Brownfield their company uses the byproducts from cheese making to make whey permeate which is used for …

Continue reading

Vroom says chlorpyrifos ruling is flawed

The head of CropLife America says the federal appeals court ruling last week for the EPA to ban a pesticide is flawed, “It has serious procedural and precedential issues and, beyond that, we don’t think the court has had the benefit of the full evaluation of the scientific matters at question,” says Jay Vroom. Vroom …

Continue reading

Hog futures up on midday pork

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures ended the day lower on the lack of any supportive fundamentals and technical selling.  August live cattle closed $1.05 lower at $107.20 and October contracts closed $1.10 lower at $108.15.  August feeder cattle closed $1.25 lower at $148.65 and September contracts closed $1.07 at $148.45. Direct cash cattle …

Continue reading