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  • Highway 14 partnership

    While significant progress has been made in recent years, the Highway 14 Partnership group says 2 sections of Highway 14 still need to be expanded to four lanes. The partnership believes that the injection of …

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    13 Jul 17
  • Brown County Free Fair

    The Brown County Fair will celebrate its 150th year in August and is making some changes to this year’s festivities. Tickets for all grandstand events will be available for presale online for the first time …

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    13 Jul 17
  • drivers license

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services Division is upgrading computer systems statewide, limiting services from July 17th until July 24th. During this time, online vehicle tab renewal will also be unavailable. …

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    13 Jul 17
  • Schells

    Schell’s Brewery was honored with three medals at the 2017 US Open Beer Championships held this year in Oxford, Ohio. Schell’s Firebrick brand won a gold medal in the Vienna category. The brewery won a …

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    13 Jul 17
  • David Allen Pettersen

    The Madelia man who shot and killed a teenager who was attempting to break into his home in January was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Sixty-five-year-old David Allen Pettersen was sentenced Tuesday at Watonwan …

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    12 Jul 17
  • Nicollet County

    The Nicollet County Commissioners approved Tuesday to increase the county’s wheelage tax to pay for raod maintenance and projects. The hike will increase the fee from $10 to $20 and is expected to bring in …

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    12 Jul 17
  • damaged crops

    Severe weather brought strong winds, heavy rain, hail and three confirmed tornadoes damaging buildings and crops in Blue Earth, Nicollet and Sibley counties. In an effort to provide crop producers with information and assist in …

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    12 Jul 17
  • Jeff Krueger_Springfield

    This month’s Hometown Hero is a Springfield man who has been recognized for his volunteer efforts. Jeff Krueger was named “The Spirit of Springfield” award winner by the Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Krueger serves as …

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    12 Jul 17