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  • Hometown Hero

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero of the Month is a Winthrop woman recognized for her volunteer efforts. Yvonne O’Brein received the Roger J. Wolfe Award from the Minnesota Valley Action Council. The award honors individuals …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Financial Exploitation

    A 49-year-old Rockford woman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly couple in Gaylord. Michelle Lee Mintz was charged Tuesday in Sibley County District Court with 5 felony counts of financial exploitation …

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    08 Nov 17
  • GFW

    Voters rejected referendum requests for building improvement in Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop and Cleveland School Districts while voters in Le Sueur Henderson approved an operating tax increase. Voters in the GFW School District turned down requests to expand …

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    08 Nov 17
  • St. Peter

    Eight people were running for three seats on the St. Peter City Council. In Ward 1, City Council incumbent Susan Carlin was re-elected while incumbent Roger Parras finished fourth and won’t return for a second …

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    08 Nov 17
  • Bank Midwest

    Any sign of the former George Kuhlman House is no longer there as the new Bank Midwest now sits in its location. However, a plaque sits at its former location to preserve the memory. The …

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    08 Nov 17
  • Unlikely friends

    Unlikely animal friendships are the things calendars of made of. At the intersection of County Highways 1 and 28 in rural Litchfield, an elderly dog and a white duck can be spotted lounging on the …

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    08 Nov 17
  • Michael Deal

    A former deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce has plead guilty to a prostitution charge during a prostitution sting he was involved in this past spring. Forty-seven-year-old Michael Shane Deal of Litchfield filed …

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    07 Nov 17
  • Antyony Dulski

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing Northfield man. On Monday the Northfield Police Department received a report of a missing male, 54-year-old Anthony “Tony” Dulski. He …

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    07 Nov 17