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  • Miguel Vasquez

    State attorneys called seven more witnesses to the stand Thursday in the second day of Miguel Vasquez’s murder trial.  The main focus was on trash bags with red draw strings, blood stains and Vasquez’s injuries. …

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    04 Nov 16
  • Election1

    The Election is down to a few days away and Brown County Auditor-Treasurer Jean Prochniak encourages those who have been issued absetnee or mail ballots to mail them by today (Thursday).  Prochniak says the mail …

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    03 Nov 16
  • Brown County Courthouse

    Brown County Commissioners approved final acceptance of the County State Aid Highway 27 repair project and the Highway 13 bridge repair project.  County Engineer Wayne Stevens says heavy rains caused damage on Highway 27 and …

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    03 Nov 16
  • flooding

    President Obama declared that a major disaster exists in Minnesota and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms and flooding in September.  Federal funding is available …

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    03 Nov 16
  • Miguel Vasquez

    Miguel Vasquez’s murder trial began Wednesday.  Vasquez is accused of killing and dismembering his girlfriend Amber Lechuga in September 2014 in rural Brown County.  Prior to the start of the trial, the defense again requested …

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    03 Nov 16
  • fatal  car crash

    A Good Thunder woman was killed in an accident at the intersection of Blue Earth County Roads 156 and 10 Wednesday evening.  The state patrol says a 2012 Nissan driven by Allison Drouilhet and a …

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    03 Nov 16
  • American Red Cross

    A blood donation opportunity is taking place today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) at Gustavus Adolphus College from 11:30 – 5:30 each day.  To make an appointment to give blood download the free Red Cross Blood …

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    02 Nov 16
  • Harvest

    Minnesota farmers faced a challenging week for combining and tilling with wet conditions across much of the state.  Farmers harvested 20 percent of the corn for grain during the week and some feel that harvest …

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    02 Nov 16