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  • Welfare fraud

    A St. James woman was arrested in September and charged with 5 felonies of wrongfully obtaining assistance. According to the criminal complaint, from 2015 to 2017 Jessica Manzanilla applied for and received food and medical …

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    13 Oct 17
  • St. James Fire Department

    Fire Chief Jason Monnens of the St. James Fire Department says the department recently received a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to replace the firemens self-contained breathing apparatus. Monnens says currently their air …

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    13 Oct 17
  • K9 police dog

    The New Ulm Police Department needs your help. They have a chance to win up to $5,000 for the K9 unit from the Aftermath K9 grant program. Five departments and their existing or prospective K9 …

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    13 Oct 17
  • prostitution

    A Mankato man involved in a prostitution sting in June was sentenced in Nicollet County District Court. Forty-one-year-old Christopher Edward Meyer has been sentenced to one year probation with a stayed year of jail time …

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    11 Oct 17
  • theft

    A faribault man who lied about having terminal cancer and collected thousands of dollars in donations and spent the money on video games and marijuana was charged with theft by swindle. Thirty-seven-year-okd Jeremiah Jon Smith …

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    11 Oct 17
  • stalking charges

    A Henderson woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly repeatedly called and text a man, threatened to poison him and created fake social media profiles. Forty-two-year-old Michelle Lee Blair was charged with two counts …

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    11 Oct 17
  • Fire

    A home in Henderson was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. Fire crews were called to a home on the 600 block of Main Street around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday morning. Everyone inside the home was …

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    11 Oct 17
  • HometownHeroMedal

    The man who rescued the kidnapped Alexandria girl in September has given her family the reward money. Earl; Melchert was not expecting to be home that day, but made a last minue decision to pick …

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    11 Oct 17