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  • Sleepy Eye Medical Center

    On June 15th, 1941 the corner stone of the Sleepy Eye Medical Center was laid by Mayor C.C. Hanson. Today (Tuesday) almost 75 years to the date after that first stone was laid, the medical …

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    14 Jun 16
  • Ambulance

    When the Gaylord Emergency Medical Service received a large endowment from a local farmer they decided to share the generosity with neighboring emergency departments. The late Fred Pitzner of Winthrop left a $180,000 gift to …

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    14 Jun 16
  • Feedmill in Glencoe

    Archer Daniels Midland opened its doors to the public to its new feed mill in Glencoe. The new facility features automated processes that will reduce the amount of manual operation within the feed production. The …

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    14 Jun 16
  • handcuffs

    A New Ulm man has been charged with assault with a hammer. Twenty-five-year-old Joseph Thomas Rewitzer was charged Thursday with felony second-degree assault, felony threats of violence and misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. According to the criminal …

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    13 Jun 16
  • criminal charges

    A New Ulm man is facing sexual offense charges. Fifty-year-old Ken Leroy Rakowski was charged Thursday with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third, fourth and fifth degree. According to the criminal …

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    13 Jun 16
  • Flandrau State Park

    A 16-year-old Sleepy Eye male was injured at Flandrau State Park in New Ulm Sunday afternoon. The youth suffered a broken leg while he was cliff jumping into the river below with friends. Assistant Park …

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    13 Jun 16
  • VINE faith and action

    Three of the last Minnesota Counties that don’t offer a county-wide transit have enlisted a Mankato-based organization to study the need and implementation process. Blue Earth, Nicollet and Le Sueur Counties have turned to VINE …

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    13 Jun 16
  • BlueEarthCountyCourthousew

    A Blue Earth County Corrections Officer was fired Thursday after a months-long investigation into behavioral changes and missing drugs. Thirty-two-year-old Jeff Cowell has been on paid administrative leave since October 9. According to a search …

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    11 Jun 16