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  • Fire department

    A grease fire damaged a Springfield home Saturday morning. According to authorities, the fire at 109 Hoyt Avenue was extinguished by the homeowner and a police officer before firefighters arrived. The extend of the damages …

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    04 Jan 16
  • MnDotLogow

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking for public input on improving transit in Great Minnesota and an on-line survey is available through the end of the month. The agency’s Sara Dunlap says there’s also …

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    04 Jan 16
  • candidate

    Just days after Senator Kathy Sheran of Mankato announced she would not be seeking re-election in 2016, Nick Frentz announced he would be running as a Democrat for the District 19 seat. Frentz is an …

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    04 Jan 16
  • baby foot

    A Fairfax couple has the honor of having the first baby of the new year at the New Ulm Medical Center. Raelee Faith Heikkila came into the world at 7:41 p.m. Friday night. She weighed …

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    04 Jan 16
  • Driving under the influence

    DWI arrests this past New Year’s Eve were down from the previous year.  The Minnesota State Patrol reported 152 arrests, down from 174 the previous year.  That means statewide there has been fewer than 200 …

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    02 Jan 16
  • MNsure

    The state of Minnesota is extending coverage into the new year for about 64,000 people who were told they would be dropped from public health insurance for failing to submit necessary paperwork.  The state Department …

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    02 Jan 16
  • Sibley East School

    A special school board election will be held April 19th to fill a vacant seat on the Sibley East School Board.  The seat was previously held by Beth DuFrane who passed away unexpectedly this fall.  …

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    02 Jan 16
  • State security hospital

    The Minnesota Department of Human Services is contesting citations it received earlier this month for workplace violations at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter.  The state office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration …

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    02 Jan 16