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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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
  • Disaster Relief Meetings

    Officials with FEMA and the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management are holding a series of briefings to assist in applying in federal disaster aid following last month’s severe storms. Meetings between FEMA officials and …

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    16 Aug 11