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  • Kirsten Tjosaas

    A former chief financial officer of a Granite Falls company who pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in May was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Thirty-eight-year-old Kirsten Ann Tjosaas will spend more than 6 …

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    14 Sep 16
  • Arlingtonw

    The Arlington City Council has been debating whether or not to allow alcohol in city parks. According to City Administrator Liza Donnabauer, the current ordinance allows no consumption of alcohol of 3.2 percent malt liquor …

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    14 Sep 16
  • Sleepy Eye School

    A real estate website has compiled a list of the most unusual town names in America and Sleepy Eye has made the list. Sleepy Eye was named after a Dakota Chief who lived near the …

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    14 Sep 16
  • HometownHeroMedal

    A Winthrop man who was recently honored for 40 years of service on the Winthrop Ambulance is the September KNUJ Hometown Hero of the Month. Scot Kuester not only continues to volunteer for the ambulance, …

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    14 Sep 16
  • criminal charges

    A 19-year-old Lake Crystal man who pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a case that killed a Mankato couple last summer was sentenced to 30 days in jail with the option of work or school …

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    13 Sep 16
  • Arlingtonw

    The City of Arlington is proposing an amendment that would make landlords responsible for overdue utility bills. According to City Administrator Liza Donnabauer 1,090 utility accounts in the city are rental properties. Ninety-three individual parties …

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    13 Sep 16
  • Fairmont

    A long-time businessman and Chamber of Commerce President was sworn in as mayor at a recent Fairmont City Council meeting. Bob Wallace was appointed mayor after former mayor Randy Quiring passed away from cancer in …

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    13 Sep 16
  • Butterfield

    The former general store where groceries and dry goods were sold for many years as well as a meat locker on the northeast end of Butterfield’s Main Street was demolished Monday. ¬†After being a grocery …

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    13 Sep 16