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  • butterfield odin school

    The Butterfield-Odin School board has begun interviewing prospective interim superintendent candidates.  The board narrowed the list of seven applicants to the top three qualified candidates.  They are Bruce Aamodt, Ray Arsenault and Barry Johnson.  Current …

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    17 Feb 17
  • fatal  car crash

    A 46-year-old Redwood Falls man who was not wearing his seatbelt has died in an early morning crash in Renville County. The State patrol says a Mack Semi driven by Daryl Eugene Erickson of Willman …

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    06 Feb 17
  • Driving under the influence

    A Mankato man who was drunk crashed into a building Saturday morning in Mankato and then left the scene. Mankato police arrested 32-year-old Asad Ahmad Farah around 8 a.m. Saturday morning after receiving a report …

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    06 Feb 17
  • solar garden

    The Sibley County Board recently approved an agreement with a solar garden in Hector. The 25-year-subscription will save county taxpayers nearly $500,000 through the life of the subscription. The agreement covers 120 percent of electricity …

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    12 Jan 17
  • heating_assistance

    Those struggling to pay winter heating bills are encouraged to apply for heating bill assistance. Eligibility requirements are anybody earning at or below 50 percent of the median income. Minnesota has $101 million dollars in …

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    06 Jan 17
  • Madelia fire

    The gaping hole left in downtown Madelia after a fire February 3rd is now filled with buildings that will soon be filled with businesses. Owner of Culigan Water Conditioning Jim Peterson says he moved his …

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    05 Jan 17
  • Springfield

    After spending 40 years bringing music to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield, Betsy Rogotzke is retiring. Betsy began piano lessons when she was 8-years-old. Eventually the choral director and church organist retired and an …

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    05 Jan 17
  • St. Peter

    Two new restaurants have opened in St. Peter. 3rd Street Tavern purchased the former Lone Star BBQ Grill in August. The company is owned by Mankato Independent Originals who also own Neighbor’s Italian Bistro, Number …

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    30 Dec 16