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  • BirdIslandw

    The 35th annual Polka Fest is this weekend in Bird Island.  A number of bands will entertain starting today (Friday) thru Sunday.  There are 10 acres of camping availble with hookups.  Food and beverages will …

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    01 Jul 16
  • MN Sheriffs Association

    The Fourth of July holiday is among the deadliest times on Minnesota roads.  State Patrol Lieutenant Tiffany Nielson says if you see someone driving recklessly over the Fourth and you are able to do so, …

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    01 Jul 16
  • James Allen Binger

    A level three sex offender was scheduled to move to rural Judson Township Thursday after serving his sentence.  James Allen Binger is transitioning to the community effective immediately.  The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department and …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Police lights

    Brown County Authorities are searching for a man who led deputies on a high speed motorcycle chase Thursday night on County Road 29.  The man reportedly fled when authorities tried to pull him over for …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Tyler Douglas Havemeier

    A Sleepy Eye man is facing multiple charges after police say he intentionally swerved to strike a victim with his vehicle following an argument. Twenty-three-year-old Tyler Douglas Havemeier was charged Wednesday in Brown County District …

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    30 Jun 16
  • assaultchargesw

    A St. James man is facing charges after police say he threatened a co-worker with a knife. Thirty-eight-year-old Gilbert Rodriguez Acevedo was charged Monday in Watonwan District Court with felony second-degree assault, felony threats of …

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    30 Jun 16
  • criminal charges

    Charges have been dropped against three Sleepy Eye men who were charged in March for sexual assault in Sleepy Eye. Thirty-four-year-old Roger Lee Martinez, 44-year-old Ruben Garcia Astorga and 29-year-old John Austin Fields were charged …

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    30 Jun 16
  • Sleepy Eye Chamber

    Written by Terri Melheim The Sleepy Eye Board of Directors held a celebration Tuesday afternoon for outgoing Chamber Director Trista Barka and incoming Chamber Director Christina Andres. Barka has been the director for the past …

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    30 Jun 16