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  • Firefighters

    A Mankato firefighter is days away from competing in one of the world’s most difficult obstacles courses. Firefighter Ryan Fitzgerald has been training to compete in the Scot Safety World Firefighter Combat Challenge 24 in …

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    17 Oct 15
  • GrandHotel

    The Grand Center for the Arts and Culture in New Ulm is seeking entries for the Seventh annual Artscape show.  Anyone can enter the art show.  Most entries have come from southern Minnesota and the …

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    16 Oct 15
  • CarbonMonoxidew

    Home heating season is upon us and that can increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.  Kirk Hughes with Minnesota Poison Control reminds us carbon monoxide is colorless and odorless.  Hughes says C-O detectors should …

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    16 Oct 15
  • SleepyEye

    Discussions continue in Sleepy Eye about the possible building of an event center.  Mayor Jim Broich says there is a lot of discussion but nothing has been decided yet.  Broich said the committee has come …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Fire

    A number of field and grass fires have broken out in the past couple of days.  A fire was reported in the area of McLeod County Road 7 and Vale Avenue southwest of Hutchinson Wednesday …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Police lights

    A Mankato man was sentenced on two felonies stemming from a drug sale and a high-speed chase in New Ulm earlier this year.  Justin Geiger was sentenced in Brown County District Court to 10 years …

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    16 Oct 15
  • SleepyEyeCityCouncil

    A new Sleepy Eye councilor has been appointed to fill a vacant seat.  By a unanimous vote Tuesday evening, the council appointed Lori Hirschboeck to fill a seat vacated by the late Judy Beech.  Hirschboeck …

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    15 Oct 15
  • State security hospital

    A man being held at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter has been charged after allegedly assaulting a staff member.  Tyrone Ward, Jr. was receiving an injection when blood came out of the needle …

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    15 Oct 15