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  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    Senator Al Franken is introducing legislation to make courthouses more secure. The Minnesota Democrat says the Local Courthouse Safety Act would provide courts with access to security training and give states authority to use existing …

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    08 Feb 12
  • ServingOurTroops

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company is gearing up for their latest “Serving Our Troops” project. On February 25th Schell’s will be embarking on their 9th such project since 2004. They’ll be serving more than …

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    08 Feb 12
  • Stabbing

    Authorities continue to investigate a stabbing near Jackpot Junction Casino early Tuesday in which 5 people were injured. The incident happened at approximately 1:30am at a home on Jackpot Avenue near the casino. A total …

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    08 Feb 12
  • Vote

    Precinct caucuses will be held across Minnesota tonight (TUE), and a lot of attention will be focused on the Republican presidential contenders.  Mitt Romney won the Minnesota caucuses in 2008 as the conservative alternative to …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Fire

    Authorities say that a 46-year-old resident has admitted to starting a fire that prompted the evacuation of an assisted-living facility in Northfield on Sunday. The fire at the Valleyview assisted-living facility was started in the …

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    07 Feb 12
  • New Region 9 Executive Director

    The Region Nine Development Commission will be getting a new executive director this week. Nicole Griensewic was offered the executive director position by the Region Nine Board of Directors last Thursday, and she accepted. Griensewic’s …

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    07 Feb 12
  • RichardNelson

    A Montevideo man is charged in the theft of 23 steers from a western Minnesota feedlot. 40-year-old Richard Kenneth Nelson was charged with felony theft and receiving stolen property this week after the Holstein steers …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Fatal

    A 55-year-old Truman woman was killed in a crash on Highway 15 Thursday evening. The highway was closed temporarily through the City of Truman following the crash. A Chevy Venture minivan driven by 93-year-old Sylvan …

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    03 Feb 12