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  • Pheasant

    A long winter followed by a cold, wet spring has contributed to a significant decrease in Minnesota’s pheasant population. The Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota’s pheasant index declined 29% from 2012, reflecting trends seen …

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    11 Sep 13
  • HometownHeroSept2013

    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the month of September are Richard and Nancy Helgeson of St. Peter. Both Helgesons volunteer much of their time to the St. Peter Area Food Shelf, with Nancy serving as director …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CropDustingHelicopter

    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a crop-dusting helicopter crashed near Arlington Friday morning. The Sibley County Sheriff’s office says that 28-year-old Daniel Lee of Belle Plaine was flying for Scott’s Helicopter Services of …

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    10 Sep 13
  • BurtonEwing

    A man accused of trying to kill his mother at a Nicollet County Park last year was found guilty of attempted murder Monday in a trial that lasted just over an hour. 49-year-old Burton James …

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    10 Sep 13
  • PaulAlonzo

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender is moving to the City of Sleepy Eye later this month, and a Community Notification Meeting is taking place on Thursday. Authorities say that 22-year-old Paul Andrew Alonzo has a …

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    10 Sep 13
  • ComputerCrimeScene

    A 62-year-old Sleepy Eye man accused of making sexual advances to a police officer posing as a 15-year-old girl online was sentenced to 45 days in jail and 3 years of probation in Brown County …

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    10 Sep 13
  • AndrewDikken

    Authorities continue to search for the “person of interest” in the murder of a Granite Falls woman and her boyfriend, but officials say that rumors that a search was taking place near New Ulm on …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Judge

    A Good Thunder woman pleaded guilty to 5th-degree arson in Blue Earth County Court Monday and was sentenced to Time Served. 37-year-old Krista Marie Mackie had been accused of turning on the propane tanks at …

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    10 Sep 13