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  • drowning

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning reported Saturday afternoon at Mound Creek park about 9 miles west of Comfrey.  Authorities say a 23-year-old swimmer was reported missing around 2:40 Saturday afternoon and …

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    10 Jul 16
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    Brown County authorities were called to an incident Saturday evening.  Officials say a man was reported missing near the Cottonwood River landing on Brown County Road 10 near 220th Street around 7 pm.  The man …

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    10 Jul 16
  • New Ulm image

    A few area law enforcement officials noticed an uptick in illegal fireworks use over the 4th of July holiday weekend.  However, no injuries or damage was reported in the region and a few citations were …

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    10 Jul 16
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    Motorists are advised to pay attention and expect brief delays as Highway 22 from Gaylord to Highway 212 is scheduled to begin Monday, weather permitting.  Motorists should expect to encounter flaggers and a pilot car …

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    10 Jul 16
  • methamphetamine

    A Granite Falls man identified to law enforcement as “the main source of methamphetamine” in western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota has been arrested and charged with first-degree felonies for drug sale and possession in …

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    09 Jul 16
  • murder trial

    Court cases are moving forward against two Steele County teenagers who were charged with attempted murder after another man suffered over 100 stab wounds. Eighteen-year-old Jameson Smith and 17-year-old Seth Brandenburg and two other teens …

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    09 Jul 16
  • criminal charges

    A man committed to the state security hospital in St. Peter has been charged with escape. Fifty-five-year-old Gary Alan Medley was charged Thursday in Nicollet County District Court of escape from custody and escape while …

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    09 Jul 16
  • Road construction

    Since the Highway 14 project began two years which includes expanding the highway to four lanes from Nicollet to North Mankato and a new interchange for Highway 14 and Highway 11, rain has delayed work …

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    09 Jul 16