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  • Suspect flees police following chase

    A late night pursuit in and around Norwood Young America on March 25th ended with the suspect being able to elude police. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy noticed a vehicle running …

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    11 Apr 17
  • Careless smoking causes 60-acre fire

    A grass fire broke out late afternoon March 28th just north of Watertown when landowners discarded a cigarette while cutting wood. The Watertown Fire Department was called to the scene of a 60-acre fire which …

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    11 Apr 17
  • Road improvements on County Road 5 in St. Peter begin in May

    Improvements to Nicollet County State Aid Highway 5 (Broadway Avenue) in St. Peter will begin May 1st. Motorists will encounter a detour between County Road 40 and Sunrise Drive as improvements to County Road 5 …

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    11 Apr 17
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    A New Ulm man is facing false imprisonment and criminal sexual conduct charges after a woman says he refused to let her out of his vehicle and sexually assaulted her. The woman’s husband called police …

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    10 Apr 17
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    Two people were injured following a roll-over crash in Redwood County early Saturday morning. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office says the accident involved one vehicle driven by a 17-year-old male and a female passenger. Both …

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    10 Apr 17
  • Montgomery council meets Monday to discuss law enforcement

    A little more than a week after the Montgomery City Council terminated Police Chief John Schmidt, they will meet today (Monday) to discuss putting the sheriff’s department in charge of the police department for an …

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    10 Apr 17
  • Sibley East students will begin school a week later next year

    Due to remodeling and new construction at the Arlington campus, Sibley East Schools will resume classes the second week in September following summer break. The Sibley East School Board approved the 2017-2018 school calendar at …

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    10 Apr 17
  • Man fined for not having snake on leash in Sioux Falls

    A man was fined nearly $200 recently for not having his pet snack on a leash in a South Dakota Park. The Argus Leader reports that Jerry Kimball was ticketed for animals at large after …

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    10 Apr 17