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  • Blance Elizabeth Wilson

    The trial for a Le Sueur woman accused of conspiring to kill her ex-husband has been moved out of the county. The judge agreed to move the trial of 41-year-old Blanche Elizabeth Wilson to Dakota …

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    26 Dec 16
  • New Ulm High School

    The New Ulm District 88 Board of Education certified its 2017 levy which increased by point-94 percent over 2016.  Total amount of the levy is over $7.9-million.  The levy makes up about 20-percent of the …

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    23 Dec 16
  • Flu Shot

    Flu activity is slowly but surely picking up across the state.  Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized and there were seven school outbreaks.  Kris Ehresmann with the Minnesota Department of Health says …

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    23 Dec 16
  • State security hospital

    The Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter has earned its full operating license back, five years after it was put on a conditional license due to staff overusing seclusion and restraints to treat patients there. …

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    23 Dec 16
  • Miguel Vasquez

    A Springfield man facing trial for murdering his girlfriend in 2014 is in custody at the Brown County Jail after being at the St. Peter Security Hospital for a mental evaluation.  Miguel Vasquez was sent …

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    23 Dec 16
  • courtw

    A Madison Lake man has been charged with two counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting two children he babysat several years ago. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob John Kennedy was charged Wednesday. According to the …

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    22 Dec 16
  • Le Sueur County2

    The Le Sueur County budget dropped by more than $6 million over 2016, but the levy rose 4.5 percent. The four-and-a-half percent increase is lower than the preliminary 6 percent increase approved in September. The …

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    22 Dec 16
  • Jack Considine

    State Representative for District 19B Jack Considine has been appointed to three House committees. The appointments were released Wednesday by House Speaker Kurt Daudt. Considine was appointed to health and human services, public safety and …

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    22 Dec 16