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  • butterfield odin schoolw

    After many months of turmoil and searching the Butterfield-Odin School Board had offered a preliminary superintendent contract to Jerry Reker. Before the meeting Tuesday he personally delivered a letter of resignation withdrawing from the contract …

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    23 Jun 16
  • Inn of Seven Gables

    The City of Sleepy Eye plans for the purchase of the Inn of Seven Gables hotel and construction of a new event center near the hotel are in the final stretch. Architect Eric Oleson who …

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    23 Jun 16
  • criminal charges

    A mother and son living in Kasota are facing felony charges for drug possession and for violating predatory offender registration statutes. According to the criminal complaint, the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint …

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    23 Jun 16
  • ethanol plant

    Corn Plus of Winnebago was fined again by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for water-related pollution issues. The MPCA fined the ethanol plant nearly $40,000 for failing to keep stormwater runoff out of nearby waterways, …

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    23 Jun 16
  • sex-offenders

    Waseca Police are looking for a Waseca man whose disappearance from a sober living house puts him in violation of predatory registration requirements. Twenty-nine-year-old Lucas Robert Tutanen was charged with knowingly violating predatory registration requirements …

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    23 Jun 16
  • Madelia Strong

    About 45 Region Nine employees passed construction workers adding bricks to a new wall in Madelia’s downtown during the fourth annual disaster tour on Thursday. The tour is to learn about how communities can prepare …

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    23 Jun 16
  • Dog obstacle park

    A 14-year-old Belle Plaine student recently earned her Girl Scouts Silver Award for the dog park obstacle course she organized. With the help of family, Vivian Hermann was in charge of the project from conception …

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    23 Jun 16
  • MURDERTRIAL

    The attorney for a Springfield man accused of the murder of his ex-girlfriend will argue that he’s not guilty by reason of mental illness. According to paperwork recently filed by the public defender, the attorney …

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    22 Jun 16