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  • school expulsion

    The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today (Monday) in an appeal filed by United South Central Public Schools involving a student who was expelled for six weeks for accidentally bringing a knife to …

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    29 Feb 16
  • St Peter

    A discussion about the St. Peter Economic Development Authority’s proposed loan forgiveness policy causes a spiritied exchange between two members who disagreed over the policy. Interruptions from St. Peter City Council Representative Jerry Pfeifer caused …

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    29 Feb 16
  • flu vaccine

    State health officials say the flue is now widespread in Minnesota after a slow start to the season. The weekly influenza update released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health showed a jump in flu-like …

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    29 Feb 16
  • science fair2

    A New Ulm Cathedral High School sophomore has an award-winning science project on agriculture sustainability. Samantha Guldan will advance to two separate international science fairs. Her project focuses on soil enrichment and water retaining products …

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    29 Feb 16
  • Science fair

    A Sibley East junior attended the Regional Science Fair in Mankato February 20 and earned several major awards. Abigail Butler earned an all-expense paid trip to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair …

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    29 Feb 16
  • fatal  car crashw

    A 40-year-old female from Faribault was killed Friday when the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Highway 60 near Madison Lake. The state patrol says the crash was reported just before 9 Friday morning. …

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    27 Feb 16
  • sentencing

    A Courtland man who led police on a car chase through Sleepy Eye in September was sentenced Monday in Brown County District Court. Twenty-three-year-old Matthew Luepke was sentenced on felony fleeing police in a motor …

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    27 Feb 16
  • Cottonwood_County_Courthouse_2014

    Cottonwood County, like many other counties in our region, is feeling the squeez of daycare shortages. Some cities in the county, like Mountain Lake and Windom, are offering residents incentives for opening a daycare. Those …

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    27 Feb 16