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  • domestic assault

    Several weeks after moving to Litchfield, a level 3 predatory offender faces accusations that he choked his wife and her dog during an argument at their apartment last month. Thirty-five-year-old Shannon Michael Benson has been …

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    04 Jun 15
  • handcuffed man

    A former Waseca certified public accountant has been sentenced to serve more than four years in federal prison and pay $11.6 million dollars in restitution for a fraud scheme against his former clients. Roger Herman …

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    04 Jun 15
  • Nuttall_Butcher

    Robert Nuttall and Gwen Butcher, two rural Hutchinson residents charged in the death of Chris Rossing of Annandale, will be back in court this week after two months of delays. However, Butcher’s evidence hearing has …

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    04 Jun 15
  • Nicollet Heros

    The City of Nicollet recognized two citizens recently for their life saving efforts. The recognition is for two people using CPR to save lives. Resident Kevin Kramer saved his neighbors life shortly after returning home …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Alcohol

    According to a 2013 study published by Substance Use in Minnesota, teenage binge drinking rates are well above the average in some Minnesota counties. The study surveyed 8th, 9th and 11th graders across the state. …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Detours

    A five-mile stretch of Highway 60 is detoured between Butterfield and Mountain Lake due to construction. The project is the second of a three phase Minnesota Department of Transportation project to expand the highway to …

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    03 Jun 15
  • court

    Representatives of Nicollet County and Flynn Company who had sued the county for payment of $462,000 for a 2012 road repair project failed in mediation attempts last week. The Dubuque, Iowa company filed the lawsuit …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Fast sprayers

    A Windom manufacturing plant will soon be expanding following a merger of two unexpected companies. Fast Sprayers, a company that manufactures farm sprayers, will be merging with WASP, building conveyor systems for FedEX and UPS. …

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    03 Jun 15