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  • ChadGulbertson

    An Albert Lea man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend with a hammer wants his first-degree murder conviction thrown out. Chad Gulbertson was sentenced to life in prison in April 2010, after a jury found him …

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    25 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    Another 15 Minnesotans died from flu-related complications over the past week, bringing the total now to 75 deaths since the start of the flu season. and while flu activity appears to be slowing down compared …

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    25 Jan 13
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and awards ceremony Wednesday night at the Eagles Orchid Inn. The recipient of the 2012 Shining Star was Patricia Ericksen. The Extraordinary Volunteer of …

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    24 Jan 13
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    The 2013 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway, and another Brown County Congress of Elected and Appointed Officials is taking place on Friday. It takes place from 7:30 to 9am at the Brown County …

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    24 Jan 13
  • spear

    A 21-year-old Lake Crystal man is in custody after allegedly stealing his grandparent’s vehicle and pawning a laptop computer found inside the van. Brandon Dewaine Thornburg-Spear faces two felony counts in Blue Earth County for …

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    24 Jan 13
  • MNSecurityHospital

    A former patient at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center has been sentenced to over 4 years in prison for assaulting staff members at the hospital. 26-year-old Michael John Paul pleaded guilty last month to …

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    24 Jan 13
  • brodkorb

    A former Minnesota Senate staffer fired over an affair with the senate majority leader has been critically injured in a car crash. A 2004 Subaru Forester driven by 39-year-old Michael Brodkorb of Eagan struck the …

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    24 Jan 13
  • Burglary1

    Authorities are investigating break-ins at 2 churches in the City of Echo that took place over the weekend. Several different items were reportedly stolen from both the Alliance Church and Peace Lutheran Church in Echo. …

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    23 Jan 13