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  • SchoolBus

    The court hearing of a 72-year-old school bus driver accused of slapping a 6-year-old boy was canceled Tuesday. Blue Earth Area school bus driver Jane Elizabeth Brooks faces a misdemeanor 5th-degree assault charge for allegedly …

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    10 Oct 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board discussed the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project for nearly 2 hours on Tuesday before deciding to take no further action at this time. The $70-million project would bring high-speed internet, as well as …

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    10 Oct 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests are advancing well ahead of last year’s pace as well as the 5-year averages. In its weekly crop progress report, the USDA said Tuesday that 95% of Minnesota’s soybean crop …

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    10 Oct 12
  • UnityDay

    Today (WED) is “Unity Day” across Minnesota, and residents are being encouraged to wear orange to help raise awareness on bullying. The Director of the Pacer Center’s Bullying program, Julie Hertzog, says that Unity Day …

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    10 Oct 12
  • ToddHoffner1

    The attorney for the MSU-Mankato football coach who faces child pornography charges says county officials have found no evidence that his client abused his kids. Todd Hoffner’s attorney released letters Monday from a Blue Earth …

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    09 Oct 12
  • Crash

    A rural Sacred Heart woman was injured in a 1-vehicle rollover accident in Renville County Monday evening. It happened at just after 7pm on County Road 11 about 3 miles north of Sacred Heart. 31-year-old …

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    09 Oct 12
  • TractorOnRoad

    Two people were hospitalized following a crash involving a car and a tractor on Highway 15 north of Hutchinson Monday evening. 50-year-old Robert Kapotz of Hutchinson was driving a tractor northbound on 15 when 76-year-old …

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    09 Oct 12
  • Scam

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a potential scam. Residents have reportedly been receiving letters soliciting donations for the National Breast Cancer Research Center. They claim to be a project of …

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    09 Oct 12