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  • ice jam

    Lakes in every part of Minnesota are experiencing later than usual ice out but temperatures are rising and the Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone venturing onto remaining ice to use extreme caution — or …

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    01 May 18
  • Truman

    On Friday Truman will hold a Bikeable Community workshop sponsored by a Statewide Health Improvement Partnership Grant. There will be presentations by the state’s Department of Health, Department of Transportation and Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota. …

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    01 May 18
  • theft

    A Fairmont man is facing a theft charge in Martin County for allegedly stealing a car out of the HyVee parking lot in Fairmont. According to the criminal complaint, Fairmont Officers responded to a report …

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    01 May 18
  • Police lights

    A 31-year-old Faribault man engaged in a standoff with police Tuesday night while holding a family hostage. According to the criminal complaint, Michael Wittenberg had been drinking heavily and became upset when his girlfriend said …

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    30 Apr 18
  • car accident

    Five area teenagers were injured Saturday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 near Omega Avenue east of Hutchinson. According to the state patrol, a 2009 Chevy Traverse driven by an unidentified 16-year-old male …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Road construction

    Weather permitting, construction will begin on Highway 4 in St. James today and motorists will be detoured around the project. Highway 4 will be closed from 8th Avenue North to 11th Avenue North and motorists …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Sibley County Sheriff

    The Sibley County Chief Deputy announces he will file as a candidate for the Office of Sibley County Sheriff. Patrick Nienaber accepted the position of Chief Deputy in 2003. In his tenure as Chief Deputy …

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    30 Apr 18
  • brown trout

    Anglers will have a chance to fish for brown trout in southwestern Minnesota waters as the department of Natural Resources begins stocking operations. Trout stocking operations were delayed because of high water levels earlier this …

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    30 Apr 18