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  • Fire department

    The Sleepy Eye Fire Department announced the winners of the Fire Prevention Week poster contest winners. The fire department judges the poster and the top three artists receive a cash prize. First place winner is …

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    14 Oct 17
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    A former New Ulm Polish exchange student who attended Cathedral High School entered an Alford plea Thursday in Brown County District Court in a criminal sexual conduct case. Thirty-year-old Wojciech M. Stefanczyk was charged with …

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    13 Oct 17
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    A single-vehicle accident took place Thursday morning near 155th Street and Koala Road northwest of Glencoe. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Elizabeth Amber Slepica of Hutchinson was killed in the crash.  Assisting agencies …

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    13 Oct 17
  • Welfare fraud

    A St. James woman was arrested in September and charged with 5 felonies of wrongfully obtaining assistance. According to the criminal complaint, from 2015 to 2017 Jessica Manzanilla applied for and received food and medical …

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    13 Oct 17
  • St. James Fire Department

    Fire Chief Jason Monnens of the St. James Fire Department says the department recently received a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to replace the firemens self-contained breathing apparatus. Monnens says currently their air …

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    13 Oct 17
  • K9 police dog

    The New Ulm Police Department needs your help. They have a chance to win up to $5,000 for the K9 unit from the Aftermath K9 grant program. Five departments and their existing or prospective K9 …

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    13 Oct 17
  • prostitution

    A Mankato man involved in a prostitution sting in June was sentenced in Nicollet County District Court. Forty-one-year-old Christopher Edward Meyer has been sentenced to one year probation with a stayed year of jail time …

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    11 Oct 17
  • theft

    A faribault man who lied about having terminal cancer and collected thousands of dollars in donations and spent the money on video games and marijuana was charged with theft by swindle. Thirty-seven-year-okd Jeremiah Jon Smith …

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    11 Oct 17