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  • child protection

    The Minnesota legislature granted all Minnesota counties a combined $23.5 million to reduce caseloads and implement changes in child protection. Each of Minnesota’s 87 counties will receive enough to hire at least one person. Counties …

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    26 Jun 15
  • Butterfield teen flies with Thunderbirds

    A Butterfield teen had an experience of a lifetime Thursday when she flew with aerobatic pilot Sean Tucker of Team Oracle. Fifteen-year-old Brianna Ringen of Butterfield won an essay contest that granted her the opportunity. …

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    26 Jun 15
  • FatalAccident

    A Brownton man died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Brownton. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says 46-year-old Martin Phillip Klockmann Jr. was driving a pickup when he collided with a semi pulling …

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    25 Jun 15
  • Fatal Bicycle crash

    A bicyclist was killed just before 1 .m. Wednesday morning after being struck by a car in Mankato. When emergency crews arrived, 46-year-old David Winters was not breathing. Efforts to revive him were not successful …

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    25 Jun 15
  • CarCrash

    A Gibbon woman was inured Wednesday morning when she lost control of her vehicle and it rolled. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Marcie Schultz of Gibbon was traveling south on Nicollet County …

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    25 Jun 15
  • Le Sueur River

    A Utah State professor and researcher will discuss a study he’s led on the Le Sueur River during an upcoming meeting in Pemberton. Professor Patrick Belmont has found the watersheds are impaired by excess sediment …

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    25 Jun 15
  • Browncohabitat-logo2

    Brown County Habitat for Humanity is seeking applicants in New Ulm, Sleepy Eye, Springfield and Comfrey it it’s a Brush with Kindness program. A Brush with Kindness provides painting, landscaping , weatherization and minor exterior …

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    25 Jun 15
  • Firefighters

    Five Mankato firefighters were honored by the city council Monday for their heroic efforts at locating victims in burning buildings and carrying them to safety. Bill Reiniger, Brandt Brelje, Ryan Fitzgerald, Jason Zuehlke and Kyle …

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    24 Jun 15