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  • Farmfest

    Farmfest 2014 is scheduled to open tomorrow and goes through Thursday at the site along Highway 68 between Redwood Falls and Morgan. This year’s event is going to feature information on a variety of topics. …

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    04 Aug 14
  • Flooding2014

    24 Minnesota counties and two tribal governments have been added to the federal disaster declaration secured by Governor Dayton last month.  Earlier this week, Director Kris Eide with Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management, requested …

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    02 Aug 14
  • Train

    Officials are investigating a train derailment near Butterfield that happened Wednesday morning.  Nine Union Pacific rail cars tipped over and spilled corn and damage the track.  A Union Pacific spokesman said about 500 feet of …

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    31 Jul 14
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    The prosecutor is appealing after a judge dismissed the most serious charges against  17-year-old John LaDue, the Waseca student accused of planning to kill his parents and his fellow students by bombing the local junior/senior …

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    30 Jul 14
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    After missing his hearing on Friday in his third degree murder case, Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department reported that Tyler Caputo was taken into custody in the state of Illinois Monday morning.  Caputo is charged …

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    29 Jul 14
  • Speeding

    Starting August 1st, motorists who speed through a work zone and get caught will be fined 300 dollars.  The goal is increased worker safety and surveys have shown the signs that say “fines double in …

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    28 Jul 14
  • Butterfield

    The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office long with Butterfield First Responders and Mountain Lake Ambulance responded to a call Friday, about an unresponsive newborn in Butterfield. The newborn was pronounced dead at the scene by the …

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    28 Jul 14
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    A St. Peter Public Schools teacher accused of assaulting a student made an appearance in court Thursday, and the judge rejected a request to suppress a statement the teacher allegedly made in connection with the …

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    25 Jul 14