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  • MissingPersonSearch

    A toddler from Buffalo Lake is safe at home after wandering away earlier this week, leading to a massive search operation. The almost-3-year-old was apparently sleepwalking when she got up in the middle of the …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Judge

    An Albert Lea man whose hand was blown off in an explosion in his underground bunker has been charged with unlawful felony possession of an explosive device. 48-year-old Ronald Irvin Rofshus was making an explosive …

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    22 Jun 13
  • GFW

    There were some changes made to the GFW School Board during its monthly meeting this week. School Board Chair Greg Wickenhauser officially submitted his resignation, and Stacy Helget of Gibbon was appointed to replace him …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Rollover

    Two teens were injured in a rollover crash near Arlington Thursday afternoon. It happened at around 3:45pm on Highway 5, about 1 mile west of Sibley County Road 5. 18-year-old Grace Stephens of Arlington was …

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    21 Jun 13
  • Drugs

    Two Nicollet County men are facing multiple felony charges for allegedly possessing heroin and cocaine, as well as nearly $2,000 in counterfeit currency. Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force agents executed a search warrant on …

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    21 Jun 13
  • Burglars

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a residential burglary that took place last week, and officials are again reminding residents to lock their doors and report any strange occurrences. Items stolen from the …

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    21 Jun 13
  • USCapitol

    The US House has rejected a five year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that would have cut $2-billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them. The vote …

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    21 Jun 13
  • Bridge2

    More than half a billion dollars in spending is not keeping up with Minnesota’s need to repair and replace its deteriorating bridges. Minnesota has seen a bigger jump in the number of deficient bridges than …

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    21 Jun 13