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  • Eagle Lake Police Department

    Eagle Lake Police took a report of a suspicious vehicle that threw a handful of coins in front of four kids on Wednesday. Two of those students reported having contact with the vehicle again Thursday …

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    10 Nov 17
  • Fire department

    Recruiting people for volunteer programs such as an EMT or firefighter can be tough in rural communities. As a solution, Norwood Young America, Hamburg and Cologne Fire Departments implemented the Southwest Carver County Fire Explorer …

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    10 Nov 17
  • Severine Buddy Riesgraf

    A Belle Plaine World War II Veteran recently receved a Quilt of Valor. Severin “Buddy” Riesgraf is a member of a declining generation. Riesfraf grew up on the farm between Belle Plaine and Union Hill …

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    10 Nov 17
  • counterfeit money

    A Fairfax man has been charged in Sibley County District Court on October 30th with a gross misdemeanor for passing counterfeit currency. On October 16th, Gibbon Police responded to a call from the United Xpress …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Distracted Driving

    A McLeod County man whose wife was killed by a distracted driver says the state’s antiquated laws must change to make cell phone distractions carry the same weight as alcohol or drugs when it comes …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Fairfax

    The City of Fairfax announces the new city clerk. Nicolas Johnson is taking over the position recently vacated when Marcia Sseibert-Volz retired. IN 2010 Johnson started his city administration career in Canby. He worked their …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    A St. Peter family has donated an original Anton Gag painting to the Brown County Historical Society. The painting features a painter in a garden displaying a portrait of women to his model while statues …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Hometown Hero

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero of the Month is a Winthrop woman recognized for her volunteer efforts. Yvonne O’Brein received the Roger J. Wolfe Award from the Minnesota Valley Action Council. The award honors individuals …

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    09 Nov 17