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  • BarryHinkelman

    A New Ulm man who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography has been sentenced to 4 days in jail and 5 years of probation. 28-year-old Barry Hinkelman was originally charged with three felony counts …

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    11 Jul 14
  • RogerSwearingen

    The mayor of a southern Minnesota town is accused of stealing from a veterans memorial fund. Ellendale Mayor Roger Swearingen is charged with one gross misdemeanor and two misdemeanor counts of theft in Steele County …

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    11 Jul 14
  • Scam

    State Lottery officials are warning Minnesotans about a scam that is targeting previous winners. The scammer contacts the player and tells them to call a number where an alleged lottery representative says they’ve won five-million …

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    11 Jul 14
  • DennyWaloch

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board appointed Denny Waloch to fill a vacant seat on the board through the end of the year. Waloch takes over the seat vacated by Sharon Gieseke early last …

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    11 Jul 14
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Thursday approved a contract for Superintendent John Cselovszki through 2018 that calls for $3,000 annual salary increases over the next 3 years. The pay hikes are an around 2.5% …

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    11 Jul 14
  • ECigarette

    The Sleepy Eye City Council discussed E-cigarette regulations for the community this week, and voiced interest in modifying the city’s tobacco ordinance to include the electronic nicotine-delivery devices. Sleepy Eye currently has a moratorium on …

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    11 Jul 14
  • Fire

    A barn in rural Janesville was destroyed by a fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at around 10:45am, and crews from 4 area communities spent around 4 hours on the scene battling the blaze. …

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    10 Jul 14
  • Crash

    Four teenagers were injured in a crash on Highway 60 near Mountain Lake Wednesday night. It happened at around 10:30pm at the intersection with Cottonwod County Road 1. A Pontiac G-6 driven by a 16-year-old …

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    10 Jul 14