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  • Sears

    New owners to the Sears Store in Fairmont took over barely six months ago and were notified recently their store was set to close. Owners Jennifer and Jimmy Bolden found out recently that their store …

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    26 Jun 17
  • Wind turbine

    A represenative from the wind industry and Xcel Energy recently presented a $2 million dollar check to a Mower County representative. The check represents the largest wind energy production tax payment made to any county …

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    26 Jun 17
  • Military recognition

    Thrivent Financial is sponsoring a non-profit organization community meet-and-greet Wednesday as a way for community members to learn more about and sign up for volunteer opportunities. Thrivent’s Amy Pearson says a feature of that night …

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    26 Jun 17
  • Police line

    The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Andrew Dikken cannot withdraw his 2014 guilty plea to first-degree premeditated murder in the deaths of two Granite Falls people. Thirty-one-year-old Dikken is serving a life sentence without …

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    24 Jun 17
  • criminal charges

    The Mankato man who stole a police vehicle and led police on a pursuit with the stolen vehicle told authorities he wasn’t going back to prison after Daniel Eugene Zuehlke was arrested for an outstanding …

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    24 Jun 17
  • drunk driving

    A Henderson man is in jail for violating his terms of probation for a fatal drunk driving crash in September of 2014. The stayed 4-year-prison sentence for 23-year-old Joshua James Krueger was revoked during a …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Road construction

    Motorists are advised that as early as July 5th, Highway 14 from Sleepy Eye to Springfield will be detoured for a concrete resurfacing project. The detour is expected to remain in place until completion in …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Centenial birthday

    A Springfield woman is celebrating her 100th birthday soon. Hilda Anderson was born on June 26, 1917 near Butterfield and on Monday will turn 100-years-old. Hilda says she hardly believes she will celebrate her centennial …

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    24 Jun 17