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  • prostitution

    Three law enforcement agencies have received a grant from the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota to continue work on fighting sex trafficking. Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties received $50,000 to be used by investigators to …

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    08 Aug 16
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    A Madelia man accused of criminal sexual conduct with multiple children over several years is headed for a jury trial later this month. In a pretrial hearing 67-year-old Leslie Johnson indicated he wanted to move …

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    08 Aug 16
  • Election1

    Three candidates have filed for seats on the Sibley East School Board. Michael Christenson of Arlington, Jon Hazelwood of Arlington and Avery Grochow of Gaylord have filed for three seats up for election. Those seats …

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    08 Aug 16
  • motocross

    A 7-year-old Belle Plaine motocross racer will be racing at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurrican Mills, Tennessee this month. Kia Morgan earned the trip by qualifying at various Amateur Riders Motorcycle Association district races this …

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    08 Aug 16
  • fatal  car crash

    A motorcyclist was killed in an accident in Belle Plaine Friday night.  The state patrol says the cyclist was travelling at a high rate of speed when he collided with a car that was heading …

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    07 Aug 16
  • mosquito

    As concerns grow about the Zika Virus in the wake of Florida’s recent outbreak, Elizabeth Schiffman with the state Health Department says the risk locally remains relatively low.  She says for pregnant women who don’t …

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    07 Aug 16
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    The New Ulm Area Community Market and Coop is in the process of looking for a permanent building space to rent, preferably downtown.  Board member Tracy Vranich says right now they are doing pop-up markets …

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    07 Aug 16
  • Police lights

    The Minnesota State Patrol was called to an accident Saturday afternoon around 4:30 on Highway 3 at County Road 9 in Rice County.  The state patrol says a 2008 Victory Road-start motorcycle and a 2000 …

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    07 Aug 16