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  • Cosmetologist sentenced for forging restraining order

    An Eagle Lake Cosmetologist who forged a restraining order against an unhappy customer was sentenced recently. Thirty-eight-old Melissa May Volk was convicted Monday of felony forgery charges and sentenced to two years probation with conditions …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Meeker County Sheriff’s Office welcomes new Sergeant

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office welcomes a new sergeant to the team. On Monday, Sergeant Becky Howell was sworn in by Sheriff Brian Cruze. Howell has extensive law enforcement knowledge with the majority of her …

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    12 Apr 17
  • New Ulm man facing multiple drug charges

    A New Ulm man is facing multiple drug charges resulting from a traffic stop. According to the criminal complaint, 34-year-old Jason Robert Bejarano was stopped for a 72 hour attempt to located and arrest for …

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    11 Apr 17
  • Two Waseca residents charged with illegal possession of firearms

    Two Waseca residents have been charged after guns and drugs were uncovered during a law enforcement sting. Twenty-eight-year-old Dominque Lamar Breham offered to sell a handgun to an informant working with the River Valley Drug …

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    11 Apr 17
  • 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