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  • Ella Erickson

    A fourth grader at Jeffers Elementary School was recently awarded for her good handwriting. Ella Erickson won the state competition for the best handwriting in her grade in the State of Minnesota. The contest moved …

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    17 May 16
  • New Auburn fire

    Firefighters in Sibley County were busy Sunday fighting a fire at a former hotel and bar in New Auburn. According to reports on Facebook, the structure had at one time been a hotel, but was …

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    16 May 16
  • butterfield odin schoolw

    The Butterfield-Odin School Board conducted an interview Thursday and agreed to enter into contract negotiations wit h a Superintendent to fill the role that will be vacant July 1. After an hour-long meeting the board …

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    16 May 16
  • Marijuana buds

    St. James Police discovered 118 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop recently. Efren Ramirez Barron has been charged with 5th degree sale and 5th degree possession. According to authorities an officer stopped the vehicle …

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    16 May 16
  • Butterfield

    The Butterfield City Council appointed a new member recently to fill the rest of the term for Doug Meyer who resigned from the council in late April. Sydney Berg was welcomed to the council. The …

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    16 May 16
  • Sibley East School

    Ground breaking for Sibley East’s new junior high and elementary school is set for Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held north of the existing school in an area that will be the …

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    16 May 16
  • criminal charges

    A 17-year-old Springfield teenager has been charged with inappropriate sexual conduct. Jevan Thomas Richert was charged with felony first-degree sexual conduct, felony indecent exposure and three gross misdemeanor counts of 5th degree criminal sex conduct. …

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    14 May 16
  • candlelight vigil

    Supports of the family of the missing University of Minnesota student from St. Peter held a vigil Friday evening at the River of Life Lutheran Church. Twenty-year-old David Michael Miller has been missing since Tuesday …

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    14 May 16