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  • Scam

    The Lake Crystal Area Chamber of Commerce is warning residents about a new scam being reported around the area. An unidentified woman is reportedly going door-to-door claiming to be fundraising for the Lake Crystal Area …

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    05 Oct 12
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    A Hanska man is in the custody of the Department of Corrections facing a felony drug charge. 32-year-old Jesse Brudelie was arrested after authorities allegedly found methamphetamine in his hotel room in Mankato. A judge …

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    05 Oct 12
  • MarijuanaLeaves

    A recent traffic stop just south of St. Peter on Highway 169 led to the discovery of over a pound of marijuana. An employee at the Holiday gas station in St. Peter had reported a …

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    05 Oct 12
  • Drought

    The drought keeps getting deeper across Minnesota. New data from the US Drought Monitor released Thursday shows that 96% of the state is in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 77% a week earlier. …

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    05 Oct 12
  • WhoopingCough

    Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of whooping cough appears to be slowing in the state. In the past two weeks another 190 cases were confirmed. That’s nearly the same number of cases that were …

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    05 Oct 12
  • TrainCrossing

    A Revere man is dead after a train collided with a tractor Wednesday morning near Lamberton. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office received the 911 call reporting the accident on Harvest Avenue a quarter-mile south of …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Train

    An investigation is underway after a semi-truck was struck by a train earlier this week. The corn truck was hit by the DM&E train at just after 6pm on Tuesday at the Harvest States Co-Op …

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    04 Oct 12
  • FieldFire

    A combine is being blamed for starting a fire in a Blue Earth County corn field twice on Wednesday. Firefighters from Amboy were called out to the fire in a field off 494th Avenue just …

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    04 Oct 12