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  • New state program offers some free tuition

    Over 1,000 Minnesota high school graduates will get free college tuition this fall under a new state program. The $5 million dollar MnSCU two-year Occupational Grant Pilot Program focuses on close to 1200 programs including …

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    09 Jun 16
  • criminal charges

    A Gibbon man is facing sexual offense charges. Fifty-five-year-old Dan Palmer Wiler was charged with felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct and gross misdemeanor fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, the Sibley County …

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    09 Jun 16
  • Jensen, belko, benson mugs

    One man is facing murder charges and two others are accused of aiding and abetting murder in the death of Cheyenne Clough. Shawn Benson of Maple Lake was charged with second-degree intentional murder in the …

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    09 Jun 16
  • Fort Ridgely State Park

    The Friends of Fort Ridgely have presented the Department of Natural Resources a counter offer in an effort to keep the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park open.  The DNR has said it will …

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    09 Jun 16
  • Travis Sebring

    The former Meeker County Deputy who was arrested after allegedly taking drugs from the county’s drug drop-off box made his initial appearance in Meeker County District Court in Litchfield Tuesday. Thirty-three-year-old Travis Sebring of Grove …

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    21 Apr 16
  • Fire

    Firefighters were called to a house fire Saturday night in Lake Crystal.  The fire was on the 800 block of East Humphrey Street and no one was injured.  No other details are available at this …

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    03 Apr 16
  • fatal  car crash

    Two teenage boys were killed in an accident south of Lakeville Friday afternoon.  The accident was reported around 3 pm by a passing motorist.  Dakota County authorities say a pickup had rolled over on 225th …

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    05 Dec 15
  • VeteransDay

    AREA  VETERAN’S  DAY  SERVICES   *All Programs Are Wednesday, November 11th Unless Noted Otherwise*   STATE OF MINNESOTA: 8:30-9:30am Free Breakfast at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights followed by the Program …

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    08 Nov 15