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  • Highway14Sign

    The U.S Highway 14 Partnership has learned that $1.5 million of $6.5 million appropriated for the Corridors of Commerce Program will be used to purchase Highway 14 right of way between Owatonna and Dodge Center.  …

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    01 Jul 14
  • AndrewDikken2

    Andrew Dikken will spend the rest of his life in prison.  Dikken pled guilty to premeditated first-degree murder Monday morning in Chippewa County Court and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.  Dikken was …

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    01 Jul 14
  • CrimeScene

    A man was arrested after an incident Sunday morning in Sleepy Eye in which a knife was involved.  Authorities say they were called to a disturbance in the area of Willow Street and Second Avenue …

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    30 Jun 14
  • BrownCountyCourthouse

    A New Ulm man and Sleepy Eye man face criminal charges related to fatal vehicle accidents in New Ulm and west of Sleepy Eye earlier this year.  Liam Kelly of New Ulm faces two felony …

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    29 Jun 14
  • ChildrensMuseumSouthernMinnesota

    Last week’s heavy rains  destroyed all of the exhibits belonging to the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato.  The interactive children’s displays were being kept in a large storage facility while a new, permanent …

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    27 Jun 14
  • CrimeScene

    A standoff near Janesville ended peacefully early Thursday morning.  The incident between an unidentified person and the Waseca County Sheriff’s Department ended around 12:15 am when the suspect was taken into custody.  The sheriff’s Department …

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    26 Jun 14
  • MotorcycleCrash2

    A 20-year-old Sleepy Eye man was injured in a motorcycle accident Monday morning. Adam Sellner was driving a 1993 Kawasaki Racer northbound on Highway 4 when he lost control at the intersection with Brown County …

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    24 Jun 14
  • Crash2

    A Glenwood man was seriously injured in a crash in Mankato Monday evening that involved a Mankato police officer. It happened at 8pm at the intersection of Riverfront Drive and Hickory Street. 27-year-old Steven Gremmels …

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    24 Jun 14