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  • 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
  • Highway141

    The ongoing effort to widen and improve Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato may be moving forward, with Mn/DOT expected to make an announcement on the project this coming Tuesday. New Ulm Mayor Bob …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Cuffs

    A Nicollet man faces multiple assault charges over allegations that he beat a man staying at his home. 29-year-old Clinton Tyler Hammond is accused of striking the 27-year-old victim several times while telling him to …

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    22 Jun 12