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  • FieldFire

    A field fire near the City of Waldorf Wednesday afternoon is being blamed on a combine. Investigators believe that the combine created a spark that set off the blaze at just after 4pm Wednesday. The …

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    18 Oct 12
  • SemiRollover

    The strong winds across southern Minnesota on Wednesday are being blamed for a semi rollover near Worthington Wednesday evening. It happened at just after 5:30pm on the Highway 60 detour just south of Worthington. 64-year-old …

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    18 Oct 12
  • JustinBerg

    The Nicollet School Board on Wednesday unanimously voted to terminate the employment of a school administrator accused of stealing nearly $1,500 in district funds. 31-year-old Justin Berg of rural Le Sueur County was charged Monday …

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    18 Oct 12
  • FoodStamps

    A Sleepy Eye woman has been sentenced to 20 days in jail and 5 years on probation for welfare fraud that occurred over the course of 4 years. 23-year-old Keshia Weigel had been charged with …

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    18 Oct 12
  • BarbaraDanberry

    A Lake Crystal woman is in trouble with the authorities again after a disturbance she was involved in led police to find syringes and various drug items. 47-year-old Barbara Danberry pleaded guilty plea to 5th-degree …

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    18 Oct 12
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A St. Peter man has pleaded guilty to selling drugs in Blue Earth County as part of a plea deal. 45-year-old Russell Schnitzler entered a guilty plea on a charge of 4th-degree drug sales, and …

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    18 Oct 12
  • Highway14Sign1

    Minnesota Department of Transportation officials are warning that local motorists trying to shorten their trip to the new stretch of Highway 14 near North Mankato are creating unsafe driving conditions. It is illegal for motorists …

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    18 Oct 12
  • RichardVos1

    A Brooten-Belgrade-Elrosa School District teacher was killed in an early morning accident on Highway 71 in Kandiyohi County Tuesday. A semi-truck struck 38-year-old Richard Vos while he was riding his bike along the highway at …

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    17 Oct 12