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  • SibleyCounty

    Sibley County will be instituting an emergency notification system for it’s residents in the near future. The proposal was recently approved by the Sibley County Board. The fully automated system will primarily be used to …

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    20 Apr 12
  • GaryDahms1

    Local-area lawmakers put Minnesota Department of Transportation officials on the hot seat on Wednesday to question why the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato has been taken off the state’s 20-year …

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    19 Apr 12
  • CarChase

    A 20-year-old Mankato man made an appearance in court this week on a felony fleeing police charge after being arrested at gunpoint last week following a brief police chase. Daniel Joseph Jamison was arrested after …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    US Senator Al Franken is introducing legislation that would help keep open a number of post offices that have been scheduled to be closed. In Minnesota, a total of 117 post offices and 5 distribution …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Burglary Spree Sentencing

    A 20-year-old New Ulm man accused of taking part in a series of burglaries and thefts this past January in New Ulm has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 20 years of supervised …

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    19 Apr 12
  • State Hospital Patient Dies

    The state Department of Human Services is investigating the death of a patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. Officials confirm that a 59-year-old man died at the facility on Sunday. The unidentified …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Crops

    It’s been another busy week for farmers across Minnesota. The USDA reports that five full days had weather suitable for fieldwork over the past week, resulting in productive planting of oats, spring wheat and barley. …

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    19 Apr 12
  • LyleKoenen1

    Former state representative Lyle Koenen has been sworn in as a senator to finish out the term of the late Gary Kubly. Koenen says that Kubly set an example for how senators should conduct themselves, …

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    19 Apr 12