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  • March2014Tornado

    A tornado damaged at least three farms in southwestern Minnesota Monday afternoon, but no injuries have been reported. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office says the tornado was reported at around 4pm Monday southeast of …

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    01 Apr 14
  • Fire

    A barn in rural Morton was destroyed by a fire Saturday afternoon, and it’s been determined that it was started by children playing with fire. The Morton Fire Department responded to the barn fire at …

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    01 Apr 14
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    A former Catholic Priest who served in Blue Earth and Winnebago has been sentenced to 25 years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to 2nd-degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. 47-year-old Leo Koppala was sentenced for the …

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    01 Apr 14
  • PoliceInvestigation

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the persons responsible for damaging several signs in the Wanda area Friday evening. The incidents occurred on Redwood County Roads 4, 6 and 17 north of Wanda. …

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    01 Apr 14
  • PropaneTruck

    Minnesota lawmakers may have reached the limit on what they can do to protect consumers from the propane shortages and price spikes seen this past winter. The Legislature swiftly approved $20-million in emergency heating aid …

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    01 Apr 14
  • BrownCountyCourthouse

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) will consider spending over $312,000 on a new ARMER radio site for the Sleepy Eye area. ARMER, or the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response is the statewide radio …

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    01 Apr 14
  • DonateLife

    The month of April is National Donate Life Month. More than 120,000 men,women and children are awaiting an organ transplant in the US, but only about 28,000 organ transplants are performed each year. New Ulm …

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    01 Apr 14
  • JohnBrennan

    The superintendent of the Red Rock Central School District died unexpectedly last week. John Brennan died Tuesday night in his home after attending a school concert earlier in the evening. He had been superintendent of …

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    31 Mar 14