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  • Fur Trade exhibit opened at Treaty Site History Center

    The Nicollet County Historical Society is welcoming a new fur trade exhibit to the Treaty Site History Center. The “Fur Trade in Minnesota” exhibit will begin today (Monday) and runs through March. The traveling exhibit …

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    16 Jan 17
  • St. Peter man charged with assault by a light bulb

    A St. Peter man has been charged with assault after he struck a victim with a florescent light bulb outside a St. Peter bar. According to the criminal complaint, the victim needed stitches to close …

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    14 Jan 17
  • Gaylord Medical School has no new developments

    The proposed medical school in Gaylord has no new updates going into the new year. CFO Phil Keithahn says there will probably be no significant items to report until early March. Last fall, city and …

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    14 Jan 17
  • Emergency meeting called for damaged Steele County Courthouse

    The Steel County Board called an emergency meeting Friday to discuss when the courthouse will be able to open again after it was damaged by water. On Tuesday the building in Owatonna was evacuated after …

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    14 Jan 17
  • Kandiyohi Deputy injured when responding to a crash

    A Kandiyohi Sheriff’s Deputy received minor injuries while responding to a crash. Thirty-four-year-old Brandon Grimsley and another deputy were responding to a call for another crash when the SUV he was riding in was hit …

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    14 Jan 17
  • New Ulm voters passed renu, now its up to legislature

    During the General Election in November, New Ulm voters approved a half-percent sales tax which would generate over $14 million to fund 7 new community projects. Before the reauthorization of the local option sales tax …

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    13 Jan 17
  • Madelia man’s sentencing for criminal sex charges delayed

    A Madelia man who was convicted on four charges of Criminal Sexual Conduct has to wait until the end of January for sentencing. Les Johnson was in court Tuesday, but due to a misunderstanding, the …

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    13 Jan 17
  • GSL considers later school start time

    Superintendent Chris Sonju presented research to the Glencoe-Silver Lake school board recently that shows a significant benefit to starting school later. Sonju with support from principals and assistant principals in the district are prosping a …

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    13 Jan 17