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  • counterfeit money

    A Fairfax man has been charged in Sibley County District Court on October 30th with a gross misdemeanor for passing counterfeit currency. On October 16th, Gibbon Police responded to a call from the United Xpress …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Distracted Driving

    A McLeod County man whose wife was killed by a distracted driver says the state’s antiquated laws must change to make cell phone distractions carry the same weight as alcohol or drugs when it comes …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Fairfax

    The City of Fairfax announces the new city clerk. Nicolas Johnson is taking over the position recently vacated when Marcia Sseibert-Volz retired. IN 2010 Johnson started his city administration career in Canby. He worked their …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    A St. Peter family has donated an original Anton Gag painting to the Brown County Historical Society. The painting features a painter in a garden displaying a portrait of women to his model while statues …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Hometown Hero

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero of the Month is a Winthrop woman recognized for her volunteer efforts. Yvonne O’Brein received the Roger J. Wolfe Award from the Minnesota Valley Action Council. The award honors individuals …

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    09 Nov 17
  • Financial Exploitation

    A 49-year-old Rockford woman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from an elderly couple in Gaylord. Michelle Lee Mintz was charged Tuesday in Sibley County District Court with 5 felony counts of financial exploitation …

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    08 Nov 17
  • GFW

    Voters rejected referendum requests for building improvement in Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop and Cleveland School Districts while voters in Le Sueur Henderson approved an operating tax increase. Voters in the GFW School District turned down requests to expand …

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    08 Nov 17
  • St. Peter

    Eight people were running for three seats on the St. Peter City Council. In Ward 1, City Council incumbent Susan Carlin was re-elected while incumbent Roger Parras finished fourth and won’t return for a second …

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    08 Nov 17