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  • spring forward

    Every home needs working smoke alarms to provide an early warning. New Ulm Fire Chief Paul Macho says a good time to remember to check your smoke alarms and change the batteries is when you …

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    12 Mar 16
  • drinking water

    Judged by a panel of independent water experts, Le Center has taken the championship in the state’s Best Tasting Water competition. The competition was held at the annual Minnesota Rural Water Association conference in St. …

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    12 Mar 16
  • relay for life

    The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Redwood County will hold their kickoff for the annual event on Monday. The program will highlight how the community has benefited from the funds raised and will …

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    12 Mar 16
  • 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