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  • Sibley East school building

    The Gaylord farmer who challenged the Sibley East School District referendum in court last year has asked the judge to sanction the school district for damages against him. In a motion filed Monday Nathan Kranz …

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    04 Nov 15
  • Blue Earth County

    The Blue Earth Board of Commissioners approved a half-percent sales tax that will generate $5.6 million in new transportation funding. The legislature enacted counties to pursue a half-percent sales tax in 2013 to provide a …

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    04 Nov 15
  • TargetStore

    Employees of the Target store in New Ulm learned Monday that the corporation has decided to close the store on January 30, 2016. A company spokesperson says Target doesn’t take closing the store lightly, but …

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    03 Nov 15
  • PoliceLine

    A Hutchinson Police Officer was shot and wounded and a 49-year-old man was killed in a scuffle that broke out Sunday afternoon. Police Chief Dan Hatten says officers were called to a verbal disturbance at …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Burglary

    A Mankato couple is facing more charges in a series of thefts in Nicollet County is early October. Twenty-one-year-old Ashley Marie Rocheford and 24-year-old Nikolai Paul Sampe have been charged with six additional burglary counts …

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    03 Nov 15
  • RSFiber

    The RS Fiber Cooperative Fiber Optic Broadband Initiative officially broke ground in July and Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Director Jenny Hazelton says work is set to be completed by December 1. The RS Fiber Cooperative …

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    03 Nov 15
  • waseca

    The Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce voted last week to become a member of the U.S. Highway 14 Partnership. The partnership is an advocacy organization fighting for improvements that will make Highway 14 safer and …

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    03 Nov 15
  • OfficerInvolvedShooting

    A Hutchinson Police Officer was injured in a shooting and a man was killed in a disturbance Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, officers were called to a verbal disturbance at a private residence in Hutchinson. …

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    02 Nov 15