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  • FieldFire

    Fire crews from several departments battled a pair of wildfires in eastern Blue Earth County on Thursday. The fires reportedly started at around 10am just east of Eagle Lake. Investigators say that an apparent failed …

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    12 Oct 12
  • NURoundaboutWork

    The new “Roundabout” on Highway 14 on the west end of New Ulm is scheduled to be opened to the public today (FRI). The opening had been delayed due to a shortage of lighting supplies, …

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    12 Oct 12
  • JeffreyOlson1

    The superintendent of the St. Peter School District has been named the 2013 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Jeff Olson is being honored by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators based on his communication skills, …

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    12 Oct 12
  • Oktoberfest2

    The 31st annual Oktoberfest in New Ulm continues this weekend with events taking place at the Holiday Inn, downtown New Ulm, the August Schell Brewery, and elsewhere around the community. The festivities at the Holiday …

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    12 Oct 12
  • Crash2

    A Sleepy Eye man was injured Wednesday morning when his car collided with a semi-truck on Brown County Road 29 just north of Evan. The accident occurred at around 10:15 Wednesday morning at the intersection …

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    11 Oct 12
  • SemiTruck

    A truck driver from Iowa faces felony charges in Nicollet County Court for allegedly stealing a tractor and trailer from a Courtland-based trucking company. 43-year-old Sean Garrett was charged with 2 counts of felony theft …

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    11 Oct 12
  • IceCastleFishHouse

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of an Ice Castle Fish House from the City of Bird Island. The crime was reported on Tuesday, and is believed to have occurred sometime this …

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    11 Oct 12
  • ThomasLindstrom

    A St. Paul man who broke into the Sleepy Eye Servicemen’s Club this past June was convicted of gross misdemeanor criminal damage to property in a plea deal this week. 49-year-old Thomas Ross Lindstrom was …

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    11 Oct 12