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  • ThinIce

    Authorities continue to warn against taking vehicles out on area lakes due to unstable and thin ice in many locations, and another vehicle fell through the ice on Madison Lake over the weekend. A truck …

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    11 Feb 13
  • CornTruck

    A Winthrop man who pleaded guilty to stealing over $13,000 worth of corn from his employer last year was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 2 years of probation on Thursday. 35-year-old Kyle Norman …

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    11 Feb 13
  • Gun

    State lawmakers are taking a short break from the gun-control debate. After last week’s marathon hearings in the Minnesota House, a key Senate committee isn’t scheduled to take up companion bills until next week. House …

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    11 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast

    The list of candidates for Sibley East superintendent has been narrowed down to 2 finalists. Retired Sibley East Superintendent John Langenbrunner is serving as the district’s interim superintendent this school year after former superintendent Stephen …

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    11 Feb 13
  • OliviaWestcourtApartments

    A fire at an apartment building in Olivia Thursday morning has left one man dead and over a dozen other residents homeless. The fire at the Westcourt Apartments in Olivia was reported at just after …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Judge

    A teenage mother from Redwood Falls is facing 2nd-degree murder charges for the death of her 22-month-old son. Bail for 18-year-old Sandra Highbear was set at $2-million on Thursday, and funeral services for Conroy Highbear …

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    08 Feb 13
  • CheckFraud2

    Two people face criminal charges in McLeod County for an alleged check cashing scheme in which homeless people from the Twin Cities were used to cash thousands of dollars in fraudulent checks at a bank …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Flu

    A total of 127 people have now died from the flu in Minnesota since the start of the influenza season in October. Over the past week there were another 15 deaths reported from the flu …

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    08 Feb 13