"I'm so impressed with the way civic leaders in both Litchfield and Watkins have pulled together" Those are the words that Governor Mark Dayton had for the community of Watkins as he toured the town to see the damage the tornado left on Monday night.
Amateur baseball fans headed to Watkins this weekend will notice some familiar seats. The newly renovated baseball park includes 287 seats from the old Metrodome. Spokesman Bruce Geislinger says they've spent $300,000 on upgrades in preparation for the Class B and Class C Amateur Baseball State Tournaments.
Cold Spring and Watkins are getting ready to host the Class C and Class B Amateur Baseball Tournaments. A total of 64 teams from across the state will play in the tournaments over the next three weekends.