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  • Winterfest2013

    The City of St. Peter’s 2-week-long celebration of the season – Winterfest – is now underway. St. Peter Community Development Director Russ Wille says that many popular Winterfest events are returning this year, including the …

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    26 Jan 13
  • Firefighters

    A Redwood Falls apartment complex was evacuated Thursday evening after a fire broke out. Fire crews were called out to Lakeside Manor on Minnesota Street in Redwood Falls at just before 7pm Thursday, and when …

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    25 Jan 13
  • Fire

    The Lake Crystal Fire Department was called out to a storage shed fire about 6 miles southeast of the town Thursday afternoon. The structure was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene …

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    25 Jan 13
  • BurtonEwing1

    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient charged with attempted murder made his first appearance in court Thursday. 49-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr was out on a day pass from the St. Peter facility last May when …

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    25 Jan 13
  • ChadGulbertson

    An Albert Lea man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend with a hammer wants his first-degree murder conviction thrown out. Chad Gulbertson was sentenced to life in prison in April 2010, after a jury found him …

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    25 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    Another 15 Minnesotans died from flu-related complications over the past week, bringing the total now to 75 deaths since the start of the flu season. and while flu activity appears to be slowing down compared …

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    25 Jan 13
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and awards ceremony Wednesday night at the Eagles Orchid Inn. The recipient of the 2012 Shining Star was Patricia Ericksen. The Extraordinary Volunteer of …

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    24 Jan 13
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    The 2013 session of the Minnesota Legislature is underway, and another Brown County Congress of Elected and Appointed Officials is taking place on Friday. It takes place from 7:30 to 9am at the Brown County …

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    24 Jan 13