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  • Sibley County receives two grants

    The Sibley County Board of Commissioners accepted two grants recently. One grant will be used toward a courthouse camera security system and the second grant will be used toward a new leadership program. Sibley County …

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    19 Jul 16
  • Former JWP teacher makes first court appearance

    A former Janesville Waldorf Pemberton teacher and coach appears in court for the first time since being charged for allegedly recording minors in the shower. Zachary Roberts faces 8 felony counts involving minors with all …

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    19 Jul 16
  • 4 pounds of pot seized from Mankato home

    Drug task force agents seized more than 4 pounds of marijuana and more than $5200 from a Mankato apartment. Nineteen-year-old Trevor Alan Neal was charged with felony fifth degree drug sale and two felony counts …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Public reviews preliminary Tink Larson design

    A small group of residents gathered at a June 14th public meeting to hear and see the preliminary designs for Tink Larson Field that burned earlier this spring in a suspected arson fire. Each design …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Eagle Lake receives firefighter grant

    CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant program recently awarded the city of Eagle Lake a $2500 grant for firefighter turnout coats, pants and boots. Over the past 14 years through its grant program, CenterPoint Energy has …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Senator Klobuchar visits Winthrop

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar visited the offices of RS Fiber in Winthrop July 8th. During her time in Winthrop she visited with several mayors of the communities involved in the RS Fiber Network as well …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Alligator captured by law enforcement in central Minnesota

    The Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office thought they heard wrong when they received a call reporting an alligator. Deputies responded to the scene to find a three-foot alligator sunning itself on an asphalt bike path. The …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Preliminary report says 4 tornadoes in central Minnesota

    Preliminary reports show at least four tornadoes touched down in central Minnesota Monday. The National Weather Service says the hardest hit areas were Litchfield, Watkins and St. Cloud. Two teams will be out surveying damage …

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    13 Jul 16