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  • ChalkOutline

    A rural Belle Plaine woman was found dead outside her home Wednesday morning. Authorities say that the body of 40-year-old Patricia Brooks was found outside her residence on Hillcrest Lane in Sibley County’s Faxon Township …

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    28 Feb 13
  • FatalCrash

    A 65-year-old Ceylon woman was killed in a head-on crash west of Fairmont Wednesday afternoon. Linda Hoppe reportedly lost control of her vehicle at around 3:20pm Wednesday on Martin County Road 26 and crashed into …

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    28 Feb 13
  • GregoryWard2

    A convicted sex offender who was unable to find a home in the local area last year has now been released from state prison, but is still behind bars until he can find somewhere to …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Duebers

    Longtime local-area department store chain Dueber’s is closing all 9 of its stores throughout Minnesota. The first Dueber’s opened in 1946 in Waconia, and at its peak the company had stores in 28 communities. Longtime …

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    28 Feb 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Keth Kottke has been named an “Administrator Of Excellence” by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators. Kottke is being honored for his leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional …

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    28 Feb 13
  • SnowmobileAccident

    Charges are pending against a Morton man involved in a snowmobile accident Friday night. 44-year-old David Pehl was reportedly driving a 1997 Polaris snowmobile along Redwood County Road 101 in North Redwood at around 9pm …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Arson

    A 20-year-old Fairmont man facing arson charges for allegedly starting a fire at a Fairmont school made an appearance in court on Monday. Timothy Jude Brickner was accused of setting curtains on fire in the …

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    27 Feb 13
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    A Gibbon area dairy farmer is again facing criminal charges in connection with selling unpasteurized milk and other food products. 59-year-old Michael Hartmann is accused of selling raw milk products and of failing to bring …

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    27 Feb 13