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    The medical examiner’s report says a New Ulm teenager who was found dead in a field west of Mankato on November 4th died from suffocation. Sixteen-year-old Hannah Oliva was found face down in a Judson …

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    31 Dec 15
  • turn in poachers

    A tip on Turn-in-Poachers led to the arrest of an Amboy man Sunday. The tipster reported that 33-year-old Zachary Hugh Ertman had shot a deer with a firearm while the season was closed. According to …

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    31 Dec 15
  • sex-offenders

    Mankato police have issued a warrant for a convicted sex offender after they say he failed to notify them of a new address. According to the criminal complaint, an officer went to Jalen Tyrice Dorsey’s …

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    31 Dec 15
  • alcohol poisoning

    The number of people dying from alcohol intake is on the rise. It’s the highest number of deaths officials have seen in the last 35 years. Drug and alcohol expert Carol Falkowski says this isn’t …

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    31 Dec 15
  • St. James Schools

    Several years ago Northside Elementary in St. James was struggling so much the state’s education department stepped in and handed out SIG funding and insisted the district change the way they were doing business. Since …

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    31 Dec 15
  • Fire department

    The Sleepy Eye Fire Department was on the scene of a machine shed fire in Albin Township Monday night for nearly four hours. Eighty-three-year-old Dean Bernloehr lost four tractors and a payloader in the fire …

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    30 Dec 15
  • hunting accident

    The Meeker County Attorney’s Office says the investigation into a hunting accident involving a Meeker County Commissioner is complete and no charges will be filed. During the firearms deer season Meeker County Commissioner Dale Fenrich …

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    30 Dec 15
  • school bus

    Sibley East Superintendent Jim Amsden reported to the school board at a recent meeting that the GPS on a school bus helped to prove the bus was not involved in an accident at a recent …

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    30 Dec 15