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  • award of excellence

    A Henderson native and Le Sueur-Henderson graduate recently received an Outstanding Clinician award from the Minnesota Children’s Hospital where he is employed. Steve Grapentine is the first non-physician to receive the award. Grapentine works at …

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    25 Feb 17
  • murder trial

    A Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Agent, friends and family testified this week during the on-going murder trial of 28-year-old Miguel Vasquez. Thursday’s proceedings centered on a tablet found in Vasquez’s apartment with incriminating searches …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Legislative session

    Area state lawmakers will host town hall meetings in the Mankato and St. Peter area Saturday to hear from local residents. Senator Nick Frentz of Mankato, Representative Jack Considine of Mankato and Representative Clark Johnson …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Babe Ruth photo

    In 2016 Boyd Huppert of KARE 11 TV was awarded an Emmy for his “Land of 10,000 Stories” series on local Sleepy Eye men and their quest to find stories on the Babe Ruth visit …

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    24 Feb 17
  • New Ulm Public School

    The New Ulm Public School Board approved capitol improvement projects at their recent meeting. The board approved four projects for the middle school, Jefferson Elementary and the Washington Learning Center. Projects include a portion of …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Arsonw

    The Redwood County Attorney’s Office recently filed charges against two former Redwood County residents for arson. Thirty-five-year-old Deitrick Aaron Gill and 31-year-old Tasha Nicole Comstock were each charged with one count of second-degree arson and …

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    24 Feb 17
  • WatonwanCountyCourthouse

    A mean wearing women’s clothing and claiming to be Jesus when he was caught inside a rural Madelia property owner’s home has been charged. Twenty-three-year-old Michael David Anderson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was charged …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Paul Torkelson

    Funding Minnesota road and bridge needs will be near the top of many state lawmakers’ to-do list this year. Chairman of the Minnesota House Transportation Finance Committee and State Representative Paul Torkelson says one area …

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    23 Feb 17