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  • Fairmont

    A 13-year-veteran of the Fairmont Police Department has been sentenced on charges stemming from an off-duty incident in which he is accused of striking a 7-year-old child in the face while disciplining the child. Craig …

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    04 Nov 17
  • car accident

    A semi collided with a pickup Friday morning on County Road 29 and Highway 4 near Sleepy Eye injuring one person. The state patrol says a semi driven by 58-year-old Robert Dearld Herman of Cobden …

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    04 Nov 17
  • Judge

    Three county attorneys and a public defender were recommended Friday by the Commission on Judicial Selection to fill two vacancies on Minnesota’s 5th Judicial District. The judgeship vacancies are created because of the retirements of …

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    04 Nov 17
  • Satanic temple seeking damages over Belle Plaine Memorial dispute

    The Satanic Temple who received a permit to put a memorial in the Belle Plaine Limited Public Forum section at the Veteran’s Memorial Park before the city council eliminated it and revoked permits is suing …

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    04 Nov 17
  • south central college sign

    South Central College leaders are helping nontraditional students earn credits through prior work experience. It’s called “credit for prior learning” and its designed to allow students to bypass some classes required for their degree if …

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    03 Nov 17
  • FFAw

    More than 64,000 student leaders were in Indianapolis, Indiana at the National FFA Convention recently. Twenty-six Sleepy Eye FFA Members attended the national convention. The Chapter had two national proficiency finalists, Isabella Portner and Harley …

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    03 Nov 17
  • Pizza

    Something special happened in Madelia on October 24th. Madelia’s Fox’s Pizza Den was the site of a record breaking food challenge accomplishment for the local restaurant, but the pizza eating duo broke the chain’s nation …

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    03 Nov 17
  • handcuffs

    A North Mankato man allegedly burglarized a Mankato residence, stole a vehicle and later crashed it while fleeing from Iowa authorities. A deputy from Butler County in Iowa alerted Mankato Police that 43-year-old Andrew Lee …

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    02 Nov 17