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  • 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
  • courtw

    A St. James man is accused of assaulting two children. Forty-eight-year-old Daniel Kenneth Reim was charged Monday in Watonwan County District Court with two felony counts of malicious punishment of a child and two gross …

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    25 Apr 17
  • Fire department

    Rising costs and an old agreement has caused the Franklin Rural Fire Association to rethink the purchase of a new pumper truck with the City of Franklin. At the April Franklin City Council meeting, representatives …

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    25 Apr 17
  • GFW

    The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop School Board looked at facilities proposals and tabled action on them until the May 22nd board meeting. A $46 million bond referendum option would include two new gyms and 18 new high school …

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    25 Apr 17