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  • Police lights

    A 31-year-old Faribault man engaged in a standoff with police Tuesday night while holding a family hostage. According to the criminal complaint, Michael Wittenberg had been drinking heavily and became upset when his girlfriend said …

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    30 Apr 18
  • car accident

    Five area teenagers were injured Saturday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 near Omega Avenue east of Hutchinson. According to the state patrol, a 2009 Chevy Traverse driven by an unidentified 16-year-old male …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Road construction

    Weather permitting, construction will begin on Highway 4 in St. James today and motorists will be detoured around the project. Highway 4 will be closed from 8th Avenue North to 11th Avenue North and motorists …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Sibley County Sheriff

    The Sibley County Chief Deputy announces he will file as a candidate for the Office of Sibley County Sheriff. Patrick Nienaber accepted the position of Chief Deputy in 2003. In his tenure as Chief Deputy …

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    30 Apr 18
  • brown trout

    Anglers will have a chance to fish for brown trout in southwestern Minnesota waters as the department of Natural Resources begins stocking operations. Trout stocking operations were delayed because of high water levels earlier this …

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    30 Apr 18
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    Investigators in Meeker County are trying to piece together the dead of a Waverly man who was reported missing and his body found four days later. 40-year-old Shawn Jacob Medley was found dead February 11th …

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    21 Feb 18
  • Morgan Stolee

    Police in Mankato continue to search for 19-year-old Megan Stolee, a college student who has now been missing for nearly 2 weeks. Mankato Department of Public Safety Commander Dan Schisel says they know someone has …

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    21 Feb 18
  • Waseca Walmart Fire

    A fire in the frozen food section at the Waseca Walmart was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported. According to social media, the Waseca Fire Department responded to the call around 7 p.m. Tuesday …

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    21 Feb 18