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  • BrownPrintingEvac

    Upwards of 200 employees were evacuated at Brown Printing in Waseca Thursday morning due to toxic fumes apparently being released. Company officials say that the fumes were generated after a very small quantity of chemicals …

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    30 Aug 13
  • JacobFriedrichs

    Three separate felony cases have now been filed in Nicollet County Court against the St. Peter man who evaded authorities for several weeks last month. The latest charges against 31-year-old Jacob Friedrichs include multiple counts …

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    30 Aug 13
  • CrimeScene

    Authorities are investigating a burglary that occurred in the office of a lumber yard near Comfrey over the weekend. Unknown persons reportedly broke into the Clements Lumber Comfrey location during the early morning hours of …

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    30 Aug 13
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau is warning Minnesotans about bogus “advance fee loans” that scammers are offering – particularly to people in tough financial situations. Spokesperson Barb Grieman says those looking into “payday loans” online are …

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    30 Aug 13
  • GuernseyCow

    A local area dairy farm couple received a prestigious award at the Minnesota State Fair this week. Paul and Melanie Fritsche of rural New Ulm received the “Elgin Award.”  The award is given to breeders …

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    30 Aug 13
  • JosephSchaeffer

    A New London man is facing a Criminal Vehicular Operation charge for a drunk-driving accident late last month that seriously injured a man with ties to the local area. 41-year-old Joseph Clayton Schaeffer of New …

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    29 Aug 13
  • DavidFluke

    A 66-year-old Belle Plaine man has been charged with 5th-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly groping a teenage boy. David Roy Fluke had been convicted of 2 similar crimes involving teen boys in Anoka County …

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    29 Aug 13
  • CrimeScene3

    The city halls in Amboy and Vernon Center were burglarized over the weekend, and authorities believe the crimes may have been part of a recent string of burglaries across southern Minnesota. The 2 buildings were …

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    29 Aug 13