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  • RonaldWenisch

     A 22-year-old Springfield man was charged with felony 1st-degree assault in Brown County Court on Thursday in what had originally been called an incident of attempted murder. Ronald Richard Wenisch was arrested at around 1:30 …

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    05 Apr 13
  • BrianHester

    A Redwood Falls man who led law authorities on a 38-mile-long high-speed car chase through Renville and Redwood Counties in December pleaded guilty to fleeing police and driving while impaired in court on Wednesday. 46-year-old …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Fire

    A fire at a home in Amboy Thursday evening is being blamed on a backyard bar-be-que grill. The fire at the home on Pleasant Street in Amboy was reported at around 5:30 Thursday evening, and …

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    05 Apr 13
  • CriminalSex

    The sexual abuse case against a former teacher at a boarding school in Faribault has been dismissed. A former student at Shattuck-St. Mary’s told police in November that Joseph Machlitt had abused him in 1980. …

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    05 Apr 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed two flu-related deaths during the last week of March. Influenza has now claimed a total of 186 lives in our state since the flu season began in October, …

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    05 Apr 13
  • EBT card

    A New Ulm woman faces felony charges in Brown County Court over allegations that she used her son’s EBT card without permission. 50-year-old Maria Lewandowski has been charged with financial transaction card fraud and wrongfully …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota House Democrats are hoping to ease uncertainty created by a call to cut $150-million from state health and social service budgets by vowing increased payments to nursing homes and similar caregivers. Democrats made the …

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    05 Apr 13
  • JeffBertrangHeadshot

    The GFW School Board on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Superintendent Jeff Bertrang and officially released him from his contract with the district, and about an hour later he was officially hired by the New …

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    04 Apr 13