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  • 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
  • Millions of Cats

    The Grand Center for the Arts in New Ulm has commissioned a local artist to create a life-size sculpture of artist Wanda Gag. The contract was signed Tuesday by Jason Jasperson and lead representative from …

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    30 Dec 15
  • state patrol

    With a winter storm warning expected to continue into this evening (Tuesday) the state patrol has a message for drivers in parts of the state where heavy snow has fallen: postpone the trip and stay …

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    29 Dec 15
  • Senator Sheran

    State Senator Kathy Sheran of Mankato has announced she will not seek re-election in 2016. She was first elected to the senate in 2006. Her term in office includes authorizing and passing the state law …

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    29 Dec 15
  • auto insurance

    Motorists in Minnesota will have to show proof of insurance when renewing their license tabs. The new requirement will take effect on Friday. Showing proof of insurance will also be necessary for title transfers and …

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    29 Dec 15