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  • TristaBarka

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce got a new Executive Director this month. Trista Barka just completed her second week on the job. She is a Rushford-Peterson High School graduate whose husband, Adam, is …

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    30 Mar 13
  • FeedTruckRollover

    The State Patrol has released the identity of the truck driver whose semi rolled on a roundabout on Highway 14 in Blue Earth County Thursday morning. 56-year-old Duane Woitas of Pemberton reportedly came into the …

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    29 Mar 13
  • DanielRenville2

    A Redwood Falls man has been convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a 2-day jury trial. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Redwood Falls in August of …

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    29 Mar 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The number of flu-related deaths continues to rise in Minnesota. The state Department of Health says 4 additional influenza deaths were confirmed last week, bringing the number of people who have died from the flu …

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    29 Mar 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The USDA reports that farmers intend to plant 97.3-million acres of corn this year, the most since the year 1936. The spring planting survey released Thursday says the 2013 corn planting forecast is up slightly …

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    29 Mar 13
  • TornadoDamage1998

    Today (FRI) is the 15-year anniversary of the devastating tornadoes that caused severe damage across the local area, most notably in Comfrey and St. Peter. A strong area of low pressure combined with a warm …

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    29 Mar 13
  • LeannMeyer

    The reward for information on a missing Colorado woman originally from St. Peter has now been doubled to $20,000. Officials say 52-year-old Leann “Annie” Meyer vanished last month. She has lived in the Denver suburb …

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    28 Mar 13
  • JesseBrudelie (1)1

    A 33-year-old Hanska man facing a felony drug charge in Blue Earth County failed to appear in court Wednesday for his sentencing, but no warrant will be issued for his arrest. That’s because Jesse Warren …

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    28 Mar 13