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  • Mankato

    Mankato city inspectors are inspecting more than 2 dozen buildings that may have sustained structural damage from a quarry blast Tuesday morning that shook Mankato. Damage reports so far are mainly from homes on the …

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    27 Apr 17
  • GFW

    A facilities committee of approximately 30 people met six times to discuss upgrades to the 3 Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop facilities as part of a district long-term facility study. The committee, made up of school board members, administrators, …

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    27 Apr 17
  • Renville County

    A Renville County Commissioner that has been a leader in his township, the community of Franklin and Renville County for many years has been recognized for his contributions. Commissioner Bob Fox received the Spirit of …

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    27 Apr 17
  • MSU

    A South Dakota native who’s been hand crafting skateboards in a garage since high school took top honors recently at Minnesota State University Mankato’s College of Business Big Ideas Challenge. Jackson Jones won the $10,000 …

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    27 Apr 17
  • Mankato

    A routine quarry blast at Jefferson quarry amplified by atmospheric conditions created the equivalent of a 2.8 Richter scale earthquake. The shockwave was more intense near the blast site between the Minnesota River and Third …

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    26 Apr 17
  • Brown County Courthouse

    Brown County Commissioners tabled a request Tuesday for a letter of support to operate a chemical dependency treatment center in New Ulm. Wade L. Lange of Sleepy Eye will attend future board meetings to answer …

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    26 Apr 17
  • Redwood Valley High School

    A new principal at Redwood Valley Middle School will begin her duties July 1st. The Redwood Area School Board approved to hire Amanda Pederson at Monday’s meeting. Pederson was one of 18 applicants for the …

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    26 Apr 17
  • Drug charges

    One of the two men charged in an overdose death of a Brown County Jail inmate pleaded guilty Monday in Brown County District Court. Logan Harris of New Ulm will serve 51 months with the …

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    25 Apr 17