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  • Blue Ribbon School

    Sleepy Eye Public Elementary School garnered bragging rights in September for being recognized as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School. Monday the students were presented with the plaque and had a chance to celebrate. Superintendent …

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    17 Nov 15
  • Blue Ribbon schools

    Sleepy Eye Public School has something to celebrate today (Monday). In September the school was named a National Blue Ribbon School based on their overall academic excellence. Sleepy Eye Elementary School was one of 331 …

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    16 Nov 15
  • Leonid_Meteor

    Sky-gazers who get up before dawn Tuesday and Wednesday will be able to watch meteors light the sky. The annual Leonid meteor shower will see 10 to 15 meteors streak across the skies each hour …

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    16 Nov 15
  • MnDotLogow

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation unveiled their plans for an upcoming project that includes moving a truck station to Courtland at a recent Courtland City Council meeting.  MnDOT plans to rebuild the bridges on Highway …

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    15 Nov 15
  • Flu Shot

    Flu activity remains sporadic across the state.  Over the last reporting week, two people were hospitalized and there was only one school outbreak.  Officials say it’s not too late to get your flu shot.  The …

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    15 Nov 15
  • CarCrashw

    A three-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Blue Earth County injured a Mankato man.  The state patrol says a 2015 Toyota driven by Keith Purscell of Mankato was stopped on Highway 22 with his blinker on …

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    15 Nov 15
  • robbery2

    The Northfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Northfield bank after displaying a handgun Friday afternoon.  Shortly before 4 Friday, Northfield Police received a report of …

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    15 Nov 15
  • criminal charges

    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient with a history of escaping has been charged after disappearing during a River Hills Mall outing in September. Forty-five year old Patrick Ryan Grande was charged in Blue Earth County …

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    13 Nov 15