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  • Fatal

    Two people are dead after a head-on crash involving 3 vehicles in McLeod County late Saturday morning. It happened at just before Noon on Highway 15 south of Brownton near the Sibley County line. 19-year-old …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Drowning

    Officials are investigating the death of a 71-year-old Buffalo Lake Woman in rural Richmond Friday night. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a body floating in Little Cedar Island Lake in …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Detours

    A major road work project gets underway on Tuesday in Blue Earth County. Highway Department crews will begin construction on Blue Earth County Road 12, from County Road 17 to County Road 3. A bridge …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Burglar1

    Authorities in Renville County are asking for the public’s help after multiple reports of burglary, theft and damage to property around the county this month. The crimes include a burglary at a rural farm site …

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    25 Jun 12
  • MNIP

    Minnesota’s Independence Party gathered in Roseville Saturday for its state convention with hopes of finding a political toehold in the Legislature. About a dozen IP candidates have filed to run for House and Senate as …

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    25 Jun 12
  • MNStatePatrol (1)

    New information has surfaced that a law-enforcement program under investigation by the state was run by a Minnesota state trooper who’s faced multiple internal complaints about his behavior on the job. The Department of Public …

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    25 Jun 12
  • FoodStamps

    A 23-year-old Sleepy Eye woman faces multiple felony counts of welfare fraud and perjury in Brown County Court. Keshia Weigel was charged with 6 counts of wrongfully obtaining public assistance and 13 counts of perjury …

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    25 Jun 12
  • NUCaterpillarBld

    A contract engineering and manufacturing company has signed a purchase agreement for the former Caterpillar building in New Ulm. SpecSys Inc. is hoping to be moved into the plant on the northwest end of town …

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    22 Jun 12