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  • Free Little Libraries

    A 12-year-old Belle Plaine girl is working on earning the Girl Scout’s all-time highest award by promoting literacy. Elissa Moonen is a member of the Belle Plaine Girl Scouts Troop and a sixth grader at …

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    04 Apr 16
  • GasPumps

    It appears oil refineries have nearly completed the switchover from winter to summer grade fuel.  Triple-A’s Gail Weinholzer says she doesn’t expect prices to increase anytime soon or in any substantial manner and that prices …

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    03 Apr 16
  • Fire

    Firefighters were called to a house fire Saturday night in Lake Crystal.  The fire was on the 800 block of East Humphrey Street and no one was injured.  No other details are available at this …

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    03 Apr 16
  • Brown County

    The Brown County Republican Convention was held Saturday at the Orchid Inn in Sleepy Eye.  State Representative Paul Torkelson announced during the convention that he has a challenger in the November general election.  Austin Grossenberg, …

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    03 Apr 16
  • New Ulm Police

    New Ulm Police are investigating various incidents from Friday.  First, police say two cases of beer were taken from Walmart around 4:21 pm.  A minute later, police say a report came in of a theft …

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    03 Apr 16
  • fatal  car crashw

    Only a quarter of the way through the year and traffic fatalities in Minnesota is outpacing the numbers from last year. An elderly woman was killed in a car crash near Mankato Thursday bringing the …

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    02 Apr 16
  • RS Fiber

    Renville-Sibley Fiber is coming to Green Isle according to RS Fiber General Manager Toby Brummer. The news was delivered to the Green Isle City Council in late March. Brummer was unable to give the council …

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    02 Apr 16
  • Detourw

    Overnight lane closures are beginning on Highway 169. The closures are being put in place as part of a flood mitigation project. The project is expected to cost over $35 million this year. 

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    02 Apr 16