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  • SafeandSober

    A Labor Day weekend crackdown on drunk drivers is underway, with nearly 400 city and county law enforcement agencies, along with the State Patrol taking part. Officials say that added enforcement and education campaigns have …

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    02 Sep 11
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    A Fairmont man accused of severely abusing his 7-month-old stepson was sentenced to more than 8 years in prison in Martin County Court on Monday. 36-year-old Robert Earl Pittman Junior pleaded guilty to 1 count …

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    30 Aug 11
  • inini1

    A 31-year-old Fairmont man remains in custody after leading police on a high-speed car chase on Highway 169 late last week. Joshua Lee Bremer made his first appearance in court Monday after being taken into …

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    23 Aug 11
  • BurningHouse

    A business in Echo was destroyed by a fire on Sunday. Firefighters responded to the call at Lynae’s Bar and Grill at approximately 11:30am Sunday, and found the Café portion of the building fully engulfed …

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    23 Aug 11
  • biteme

    An 85-year-old Mankato woman is dead following a collision with a semi-truck on Highway 14 in Nicollet Monday afternoon. It happened at approximately 1:40 p-m at the intersection with Highway 111. Melvina Aaberg was northbound …

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    23 Aug 11
  • BurningHouse

    A Waste Management recycling building west of Fairmont was destroyed by a fire on Friday. Fire departments from Fairmont, Welcome, Sherburn and Ceylon responded to the scene at around noon Friday, but the building holding …

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    20 Aug 11
  • Bogus Billing Scam

    Businesses across the state are being warned of a fraudulent billing scam. Dan Hendrickson with the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota says a company called Minneapolis Classified Publishing is sending out bogus bills averaging between …

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    18 Aug 11
  • Blue Earth Women Killed

    A Blue Earth women was killed in a three vehicle accident in Itasca County Monday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says 68 year old Carmen Jenson was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer eastbound on Highway …

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    16 Aug 11