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  • lawsuit settled

    Nicollet County and a road contractor have agreed on a settlement over a lawsuit from a 2012 highway construction project. In the agreement the county will pay the contractor $100,000 less than 25 percent of …

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    15 Jul 15
  • Inn of Seven Gables

    The City of Sleepy Eye has taken measures into their own hands with the recent closing of the Orchid Inn, the community’s only event center. Councilors approved a resolution to hire a local architectural firm …

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    15 Jul 15
  • LakeCrystal

    The City of Lake Crystal is taking steps to improve their lake quality. For years, residue has been accumulating in the storm drains and the city has decided to clean out the debris and residue. …

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    15 Jul 15
  • police investigation

    Investigators from the Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Departments along with investigators from the New Ulm, St. Peter and Mankato police arrested 13 suspects in a weekend prostitution sting investigation. Law enforcement used …

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    14 Jul 15
  • Carlos Vegas

    An Owatonna teen faces an attempted murder charge after authorities say he and three friends repeatedly stabbed another friend while high on pain killers. Eighteen year old Carlos Alfred Sosa-Vengas is the only one of …

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    14 Jul 15
  • darren steven marks sex offender

    Police are looking for a recently released sex offender who they say is in violation of his terms of release. The Minnesota Department of Corrections says Darren Steven Marks was released from prison in July …

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    14 Jul 15
  • CriminalSex

    A St. James man is accused of sexually abusing a young girl over a period of two years. According to the criminal complaint 49-year-old Jose Luis Garza repeatedly abused the girl starting in 2013 when …

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    14 Jul 15
  • MN farmers grow rural edu

    Springfield and Comfrey schools are finalist in this year’s American Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Comfrey Public School District and Springfield Public School District are among the top districts in …

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    14 Jul 15