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  • LaborDay

    For many, Labor Day means department store sales, a three-day weekend and a last blast of summer fun.  The holiday actually originated in New York in 1882 to honor the working class.This prompted a widespread …

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    02 Sep 13
  • FatalAccident

    A rural Sleepy Eye man was killed in a farm accident Thursday afternoon. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of 77-year-old Donald George Richert in Prairieville Township northwest of Cobden at around …

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    31 Aug 13
  • SWAT

    An Albert Lea man is in custody after allegedly holding a person hostage in his home on Friday. A caller told police about a domestic dispute and said a man with a gun was holding …

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    31 Aug 13
  • Judge

    A Le Center man has been sentenced to 5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography videos. 47-year-old Harold Davenport admitted to knowingly receiving Internet videos showing minors engaged in sexually …

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    31 Aug 13
  • BufordRogers

    A federal magistrate is recommending that a judge allow statements made by a Montevideo man be entered into evidence at his weapons trial. Lawyers for Buford “Bucky” Rogers had asked that his statements as well …

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    31 Aug 13
  • Drought

    Drought appears to be returning with a vengeance. The latest report shows half of Minnesota is now in drought, up from 10% last week. Parts of the Midwest will get some much-needed rain over the …

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    31 Aug 13
  • DriveSober

    Minnesota law enforcement agencies have extra cars patrolling our streets and highways this Labor Day weekend. Local State Patrol Spokesperson Sergeant Jaclyn Sticha says that the “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” campaign is at …

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    31 Aug 13
  • GermanConsulGeneral

    The Consul General of the German Embassy in Washington DC is visiting family in the New Ulm area this weekend. Knut Abraham says that he’s excited to be here. He says he is impressed by …

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    31 Aug 13