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  • Northrop elevator fire1

    riday morning at 5 a.m. the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and Truman Police Department responded to the report of a fire at the grain elevator in Northrop. This was following an explosion the day before …

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    30 Dec 17
  • Firefighters

    Mayer Fire Department Captain Jeff Vollmer suffered an apparent heart attack on December 19 following a training exercise. The 40-year-old veteran firefighter died at his home in the early hours. Due to the hands-on nature …

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    30 Dec 17
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    Authorities in Redwood County are investigating the death of a 27-year-old Worthington woman. Police responded to a report of an unresponsive person at Jackpot Junction Casino around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. Authorities say Jeanne Bounchanh …

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    30 Dec 17
  • Grain Belt sign_night

    After sitting in the dark for the past 15 years, the iconic Grain Belt sign in Minneapolis will once again shine brightly thanks to New Ulm’s Schell’s Brewery. The brewery owns and has brewed the …

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    30 Dec 17
  • Financial Exploitation

    A Chaska man is accused of stealing throusands of dollars from an elderly Arlington woman who is a nursing home resident and over whom he had power of attorney. 57-year-old Bradley Dean Redfearn was charged …

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    26 Dec 17
  • car accident

    The Renvill County Sheriff’s Office received a report Saturday night of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Renville County Road 4 and County Road 16, 7 miles southwest of Hector. The preliminary investigation …

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    26 Dec 17
  • Paul Torkelson

    House Transportation Committee Chairman Paul Torkelson has heard recent criticism over the new Corridors of Commerce standars and may be considering future changes if the standards appear to take away needed funding from Greater Minnesota. …

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    26 Dec 17
  • Christmas lights

    A couple of Wabasso residents observed the brilliance of holiday decorations in other downtown communities and were inspired with an idea for Wabasso. They asked the city if they would accept a gift from them …

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    26 Dec 17