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  • Fire

    The Lake Crystal Fire Department was called out to a storage shed fire about 6 miles southeast of the town Thursday afternoon. The structure was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene …

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    25 Jan 13
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    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient charged with attempted murder made his first appearance in court Thursday. 49-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr was out on a day pass from the St. Peter facility last May when …

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    25 Jan 13
  • ChadGulbertson

    An Albert Lea man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend with a hammer wants his first-degree murder conviction thrown out. Chad Gulbertson was sentenced to life in prison in April 2010, after a jury found him …

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    25 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    Another 15 Minnesotans died from flu-related complications over the past week, bringing the total now to 75 deaths since the start of the flu season. and while flu activity appears to be slowing down compared …

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    25 Jan 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board meets this (THU) evening, and is expected to approve amended policies on student parking and graduation requirements. The revised policies reflect changes to paid parking at the high …

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    24 Jan 13
  • TimothyHuber

    The murder trial of a rural Paynesville man is now scheduled to begin on April 22nd in Kandiyohi County Court. 46-year-old Timothy John Huber was indicted on first and second-degree murder charges for the October …

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    24 Jan 13
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    The 2013 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway, and another Brown County Congress of Elected and Appointed Officials is taking place on Friday. It takes place from 7:30 to 9am at the Brown County …

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    24 Jan 13
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    A 21-year-old Lake Crystal man is in custody after allegedly stealing his grandparent’s vehicle and pawning a laptop computer found inside the van. Brandon Dewaine Thornburg-Spear faces two felony counts in Blue Earth County for …

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    24 Jan 13