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  • PrincessCrown

    Friendship Days took place over the weekend in the City of Nicollet, and a new Miss Nicollet was crowned as part of the festivities. Named 2013 Miss Nicollet during the coronation ceremony Saturday night was …

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    24 Jun 13
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Severe storms rolled across Minnesota early Friday morning and again Friday evening, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and even some hail. There was an 85 mile-per-hour wind gust reported in Benson in western Minnesota early …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Crash

    Two people were hurt in a car crash on Highway 14 in Blue Earth County Friday afternoon. A 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by 45-year-old Troy Riggle of Albert Lea was travelling northbound on …

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    22 Jun 13
  • DrugBustjpg

    One of the people arrested in a drug bust in North Mankato recently has pleaded guilty to a felony count of 3rd-degree possession. Under the terms of the plea deal, three other felony counts against …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Burglars

    Hundreds of dollars worth of plants and flowers have been reported stolen in the City of Fairmont in recent days. At least 10 plants have been stolen from 2 different Fairmont city parks within the …

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    22 Jun 13
  • 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