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  • Eagle Lake receives firefighter grant

    CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant program recently awarded the city of Eagle Lake a $2500 grant for firefighter turnout coats, pants and boots. Over the past 14 years through its grant program, CenterPoint Energy has …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Senator Klobuchar visits Winthrop

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar visited the offices of RS Fiber in Winthrop July 8th. During her time in Winthrop she visited with several mayors of the communities involved in the RS Fiber Network as well …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Alligator captured by law enforcement in central Minnesota

    The Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office thought they heard wrong when they received a call reporting an alligator. Deputies responded to the scene to find a three-foot alligator sunning itself on an asphalt bike path. The …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Preliminary report says 4 tornadoes in central Minnesota

    Preliminary reports show at least four tornadoes touched down in central Minnesota Monday. The National Weather Service says the hardest hit areas were Litchfield, Watkins and St. Cloud. Two teams will be out surveying damage …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Teen spends weekend in jail for crash with deputy

    A Montgomery teenager has been sentenced to one weekend in jail and two years on probation in connection to a crash that seriously injured a Le Sueur County sheriff’s deputy. Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Deneffe pleaded guilty …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Montgomery bicyclist expected to recover after accident

    The state patrol says a bicyclists is expected to recover after he was hit by a vehicle in Montgomery. Troopers say 27-year-old Gregory Wallace was riding his bike near the intersection of 151st Avenue and …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Wells man charged in sexual assault

    A Wells man is behind bars on sexual offense charges. Twenty-year-old Samuel Adam Johnson has been charged with 2 felony counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct and felony first-degree burglary related to an assault. …

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    12 Jul 16
  • Facebook story about attempted kidnapping is not true

    Police in Rochester say a story on Facebook about an attempted kidnapping that has been shared thousands of time is not true. The story was posted Sunday morning and describes an attempted kidnapping by three …

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    12 Jul 16