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  • Highway 169 sign

    The state’s department of Transportation has scheduled a ceremony for the completion of the $30 million flood mitigation project on Highway 169 from Mankato to St. Peter. The ceremony will take place Thursday at 2 …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Montevideo

    Pheasants will be the focus in Montevideo this weekend as the community hosts the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith will lead the festivities which highlight the many …

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    11 Oct 16
  • Murder for hire women

    The defense attorney in the Le Sueur murder for hire case has asked the judge to supress statements made to investigators. Forty-one-year-old Blanche Wilson who conspired with her mother to murder her ex-husband and her …

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    10 Oct 16
  • election

    Candidate forums are scheduled for Tuesday in the New Ulm City Council chambers. Minnesota House District 16B candidates Austin Grossenburg and Paul Torkelson begin at 7 p.m. At 8 p.m. the Minnesota House Senate District …

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    10 Oct 16
  • Ballotw

    Seven of Brown County voting precincts have opted to utilize mail ballots for their voters. Residents in Albin, Cottonwood, Lake Hanska, Linden, Mulligan and Stark townships along with the City of Hanska were sent their …

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    10 Oct 16
  • Winthrop

    A steam locomotive passenger train stopped in Winthrop Sunday. The Friends of the 261 in conjunction with the Twin Cities and Western Railroad and the Minnesota Prairie Line held a Fall Colors Excursion that featured …

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    10 Oct 16
  • CarCrashw

    A Cambridge man was seriously injured in a 2-car accident Friday morning on Highway 99 near Le Sueur. According to the state patrol, a Dodge Ram driven by 37-year-old Jonathan A. Ahern of Madelia was …

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    08 Oct 16
  • Medal of Honor

    A solider killed in Afghanistan recently has Minnesota ties. Thirty-one-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Adam Thomas attended elementary school in St. Peter. His father is an accounting professor at Southwest Minnesota State University and his mother …

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    08 Oct 16