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  • Robbery

    A warrant was issued for a suspect involved in a Madelia robbery after he didn’t show up for his scheduled court appearance Tuesday at Watonwan County District Court. A short time later it was dropped …

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    08 Mar 17
  • New Ulm Policew

    The New Ulm City Council passed a resolution to accept a new speed sign for the New Ulm Police Department from the Brown-Nicollet Community Health Board. According to New Ulm Police Commander Dave Borchert the …

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    08 Mar 17
  • Hometown Hero_Kenny Peterson

    The KNUJ Hometown Hero of the Month is Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop School Resource Officer Kenny Peterson of Brownton. Kenny loves sports so he finds ways to connect with kids through sport settings. He plays dodge ball at …

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    08 Mar 17
  • donations

    A 10-year-old boy saved up his money to make a donation to a worthy cause in New Ulm. Mason Janni donated $133 to the Sertoma Club’s Santa’s Closet recently. This past Christmas 176 families and …

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    08 Mar 17
  • Zimmerman tornado

    Officials confirmed there was a tornado near Princeton and Zimmerman Monday evening making it the earliest recorded tornado in state history. Tornadoes have occurred in every month from March Through November in Minnesota. According to …

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    07 Mar 17
  • Federal prison

    A Morton man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for illegally possessing a firearm. According to the Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Renville Drug Task Force, the 15 year sentence for Jeffrey Joseph Pendleton …

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    07 Mar 17
  • Robbery

    Two suspects involved in a Madelia home invasion in January will make an appearance in Watonwan County District Court today. Kyle Nason of Sleepy Eye and Cornelius Ayers Junior of Mankato have been charged with …

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    07 Mar 17
  • motorcyclecrash

    A 60-year-old Sanborn man was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office says Gregory Werner was pronounced dead after being transported to the Springfield Medical Center. The crash happened …

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    07 Mar 17