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  • Holmburg ORchard

    For the past 29 years, Lee and Sindie Holmberg have been operating the popular Holmberg Orchard near Vesta, but they recently announced that this season will be their last. The business and the 80-acre farm …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Bisonw

    Several of the bison at Minneopa State Park have had embryos transplanted in them that are from bison herd at Yellowstone National Park. The bison at Yellowstone are genetically free of domestic cattle genes. But …

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    12 Oct 16
  • St. Peter

    A St. Peter family escaped a fire early Tuesday morning after an officer helped them to safety. Officer Joshua Klaseus was patrolling the area of North Third Street when he smelled smoke. He found a …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Andy Lochner

    Former Brown County Commissioner, 73-year-old Andy Lochner, passed away Sunday at his home after a long battle with cancer. Lochner served as a Brown County Commissioner for 20 years and on the Sleepy Eye School …

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    11 Oct 16
  • handcuffs

    A Sleepy Eye woman was sentenced Monday in Brown County District Court to 3 months in jail as a result of hitting a parked vehicle while driving impaired and injuring her passengers. According to the …

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    11 Oct 16
  • rural transit system

    Following city council meetings Monday with approval between the cities of Le Sueur and St. Peter, a new transit system is born. Minnesota River Valley Transit is the result of the two cities combining their …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Highway 169 sign

    The state’s department of Transportation has scheduled a ceremony for the completion of the $30 million flood mitigation project on Highway 169 from Mankato to St. Peter. The ceremony will take place Thursday at 2 …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Montevideo

    Pheasants will be the focus in Montevideo this weekend as the community hosts the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith will lead the festivities which highlight the many …

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    11 Oct 16