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  • derekhexum

    A Balaton man charged in connection with the deaths of a Lyon County couple has been indicted on first degree murder charges. A grand jury in Lyon County handed down a 10-count indictment against Derek …

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    11 Mar 16
  • Minnesota Department of Health

    The state Department of Health has confirmed the first flu death of the season. The department mentioned the death in their weekly flu report ending for the week of March 5th. The report confirmed it …

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    11 Mar 16
  • St. James

    The Highway 4 road construction project through downtown St. James has hit a snag and possibly delayed construction into 2018. The contractor bids to reconstruct Highway 4 through St. James came in significantly higher than …

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    11 Mar 16
  • Sleepy Eye School

    Students at Sleepy Eye Public Schools may see learning take place even during snow days. Curriculum Director Kevin Schneider gave a presentation to the school board Tuesday on how a digital day would look for …

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    11 Mar 16
  • state patrol

    State Troopers who took a swim in the frigid waters of the Blue Earth River on March 3rd to rescue a man were honored Thursday at district headquarters in Mankato. A 23-year-old Albert Lea man …

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    11 Mar 16
  • courtw

    A Lyon County judge has rejected the defense attorney’s request to accept a guilty plea from the man who was involved in killing a Balaton couple last April. Derek Hexum’s public defender made the request …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Le Sueur Henderson school district

    Le Sueur Henderson School Board members recently heard the first draft of a budget adjustment plan for the 2016-17 school year. Some of the adjustment that could be made include short-term equipment reductions, elimination of …

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    10 Mar 16
  • St. Peter high school designw

    St. Peter’s new high school is making progress. The St. Peter School Board recently approved an $8.1 million construction bid package. Several contractors were hired to work on the new school. The bids awarded are …

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    10 Mar 16