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  • Nicollet County_Eagle3

    A bald eagle rescued from the Minnesota River in Mankato Sunday that was caught on fishing line showed signs of lead poisoning. The Raptor Center said the eagle was recently exposed to lead. This is …

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    01 Feb 17
  • criminal charges

    Two people from New Ulm and a third from Welcome are all facing multiple felony charges in Martin County. Forty-four-year-old Derry Dettmer and 35-year-old Jessica Confer Dettmer, both of New Ulm, and 72-year-old Kathleen Frances …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Police lights2

    Friends and family of the teenager killed during an attempted home invasion say he didn’t deserve to die. Nineteen-year-old Nick Embertson was shot and killed early Saturday morning near Madelia as he and two other …

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    01 Feb 17
  • DEED

    While there is only 1.1 job seeker per vacancy rate, employers in Southern Minnesota are finding it hard to fill low-paying positions. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development found that in the southeastern …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Optimist_Club_logo

    On Thursday, 2500 clubs worldwide with 90,000 members will celebrate International Optimist Day. The organization began in New York City in 1911 and continues to spread around the world. The Optimist Club of New Ulm …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Truman

    It’s Truman Day today. Tune in to KNUJ for broadcasts in the 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. hours. Featured on the program will be Truman City Clerk Monty Roman, Truman Schools Principal Mark Nass and …

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    01 Feb 17
  • car accident

    A Hutchinson man was seriously injured in a Saturday night crash in Meeker County. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders were called to a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of 190th Street …

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    31 Jan 17
  • Fire department

    The Winthrop Fire Department has recently selected new leadership. Stepping down as fire chief is Lonnie Bacon, who will remain on the department. He joined the department in 1995 and was chief for the last …

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    31 Jan 17