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  • murder-investigation

    Two men have been arrested and charged in the recent murder of a Medford man found near Owatonna. Gerald Belvins and Cyrus Trevino were arrested and are in custody on charges of second degree murder. …

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    07 Jul 16
  • storm damage1

    The storms that swept through the area the week of June 12th caused about $300,000 in damage to Nicollet County and over $800,000 in Blue Earth County. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety …

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    07 Jul 16
  • New Ulm High School Construction

    The remodeling projects at three New Ulm Public Schools remains on schedule despite damage caused by a burst water pipe. The tunnels between Jefferson and the middle school were flooded between the two buildings. The …

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    07 Jul 16
  • RoadWorkerCautionw

    Motorists on Highway 68 west of Highway 4 in Brown County should be alert for land restrictions and brief delays as crews begin resurfacing on Monday, July 11. Traffic will be managed with a pilot …

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    07 Jul 16
  • suicide prevention

    A motorcycle ride will be held Saturday to raise awareness and money to combat suicide in southwestern Minnesota. The 2nd annual Ride for Life will start at Jackpot Junction in Morton with registration at 9 …

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    07 Jul 16
  • CarChasew

    A New Ulm man is facing charges after police say he fled on his motorcycle then eluded law enforcement authorities for several hours. Thirty-seven-year-old Raymond Santiago was charged Tuesday with felony fleeing a peace officer …

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    06 Jul 16
  • Murder for hire women

    The woman charged in a plot to kill her daughter’s ex-husband appeared in court June 29th and will remain jailed pending a bail investigation. Fifty-nine-year-old Linda Kay Bloom of Cleveland and her daughter, 41-year-old Blanche …

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    06 Jul 16
  • Travis Sebring

    The former Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputy accused of stealing drugs from the department’s drug-take-back box and toys from a toy drive says his confession was unlawfully used as evidence for a late-night search without cause. …

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    06 Jul 16