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  • Former site of Fort Vernon Center commemorated

    A special dedication ceremony was held recently commemorating the former site of Fort Vernon Center. Harold “Bud” Tettam with the help of friends made a rod-iron plaque with the description of the founding of Vernon …

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    10 Dec 16
  • Body found in Benton County is missing St. Cloud man

    Authorities say the body found in Benton County is that of a missing St. Cloud man. Twenty-two-year-old Seth Taylor Juedes was reported missing Tuesday. Investigators determined he was last seen in Sauk Rapids the night …

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    10 Dec 16
  • Residents of Hibbing don’t think city is doing enough to honor Dylan

    The city of Hibbing where Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan grew up has done little to honor its most famous son. A street sign and a small exhibit in the public library are about the …

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    10 Dec 16
  • Blue Earth County Courthouse

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery center will open today on the third floor of the Historic Blue Earth County Courthouse in Mankato. The center will assist those seeking funding to repair damaged property …

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    09 Dec 16
  • Hutchinson pair named Outstanding Conservationist

    A pair of Hutchinson people were recently honored as outstanding conservationist. Supervisor of the McLeod County Soil and Water Conservation District John Adamek nominated Irene Genelin and Andy Cotter for the work they’ve done planting …

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    09 Dec 16
  • Belle Plaine man guilty of manslaughter in infants death

    A Belle Plaine man charged with killing his infant son in May of 2014 was found guilty of first degree assault, one count of second-degree manslaughter and one count of third-degree assault. Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Scott …

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    09 Dec 16
  • New Ulm council approves conditional use permit for historic building

    The New Ulm City Council approved the application from Kevin and Deborah Oliva requesting an amendment of the historic Tauschek Grocery building located at 526 South Minnesota Street to allow a residential unit on the …

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    08 Dec 16
  • Redwood County certifies 2017 budget levy

    The Redwood County Board recently certified the 2017 budget levy. Commissioners started the budgeting process looking at a 6 percent increase. Work continued to pare down the amount to 4 percent, but commissioners opted to …

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    08 Dec 16