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  • Extradition

    The Belle Plaine man wanted on charges he allegedly killed a man in Mesa, Arizona 10 years ago is not fighting extradition. Steven Scott Wrightman waived his right to oppose extradition at a hearing November …

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    13 Nov 15
  • death_investigation

    Authorities say rumors that have been circulating about the death of a New Ulm girl who attended Mankato West High School are not true. Sixteen-year-old Hannah Oliva was found face down and unresponsive in a …

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    13 Nov 15
  • Bruce Fenskie

    Hometown Hero of the Month for November is a former New Ulm Journal publisher and an active member of the community of New Ulm. Bruce Fenske spent 35 years at the newspaper as publisher beginning …

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    13 Nov 15
  • GiveMN

    The 7th annual Give to the Max Day raised more than $18.6 million dollars Thursday, a bit short of the record. Contributions through midnight Thursday were counted toward the 24-hour on-line nonprofit give-a-thon. Last year …

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    13 Nov 15
  • Fraud

    A Sleepy Eye woman has been charged with welfare fraud. Twenty-two-year-old Alyssa Lechuga was living with the father of her children, but reported he had been absent. According to the criminal complaint, Lechuga wrongfully received …

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    12 Nov 15
  • drone

    City Administrator Liza Donabauer says the city of Arlington has adopted a resolution to protect the privacy and safety of the residents of Arlington. The city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to restrict …

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    12 Nov 15
  • Larry Fiero

    A rural Litchfield man has been charged with indecent exposure. A neighbor called law enforcement on October 4th to complain that 58-year-old Larry Fiero was washing his pickup naked. According to a criminal complaint, a …

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    12 Nov 15
  • hunting accident

    The Meeker County Commissioner who was accidentally shot during firearms deer hunting opener is at home recovering. Fifty-eight-year-old Dale Fenrich was hunting on private property Sunday afternoon on County Road 1 west of Litchfield when …

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    12 Nov 15