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  • RoadClosed

    The closure of highways around the region Monday night left dozens of people stranded away from home, including the girls basketball team from Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial. Gale-force winds and a dusting of snow combined …

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    20 Feb 13
  • PoliceInvestigation

    Authorities in Sibley County are stepping up patrols in childcare neighborhoods after a string of suspicious calls. A man pretending to work for Pampers has apparently called several daycare providers in the area asking about …

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    20 Feb 13
  • KimHutterer1

    A federal appeals court has upheld a New Prague woman’s 15-year sentence for threatening to kill two law enforcement officers. Kim Rolene Hutterer pleaded guilty in July 2011 to counts stemming from threats she made …

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    20 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The Minnesota House Transportation Policy Committee will be holding a hearing today (WED) concerning the expansion of Highway 14. This comes after business leaders and local government officials from around the area were in St. …

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    20 Feb 13
  • ClarkJohnson

    The local area’s newest State Representative was sworn in this (TUE) morning. Democrat Clark Johnson will serve District 19-A, which covers all of Nicollet County and parts of Blue Earth and Le Sueur Counties. Johnson …

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    20 Feb 13
  • WinterDriving

    Highways across the local area are now open this (TUE) morning, although officials say that blizzard conditions and areas of limited visibility may persist in some locations. Hazardous and difficult driving conditions are being reported …

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    19 Feb 13
  • FatalCrash

    A 35-year-old Marshall woman is dead after a head-on accident near the Granite Falls Airport Monday morning. A 2007 GMC Sierra driven by 50-year-old Jennifer Henslin of Granite Falls was driving northbound on Highway 23 …

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    19 Feb 13
  • Crash

    A Vernon Center man was injured in a car crash on Highway 169 Monday morning. It happened at just after 5am about 2 miles north of Winnebago. 20-year-old Alberto Padron of Vernon Center was driving …

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    19 Feb 13