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  • Pothole

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be mindful of cracks and potholes on area highways. With the arrival of warmer air recently more vehicles, especially motorcycles, will be on the roads, but …

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    02 May 13
  • Alcohol

    In what’s become a perennial fight at the legislature, the Minnesota House on Wednesday refused to allow liquor stores to be open on Sunday, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. The backers of Sunday liquor sales say …

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    02 May 13
  • SchellsBrewery

    A multi-million dollar expansion project at New Ulm’s August Schell Brewery has been postponed. The first phase of the project had been scheduled to get underway this week, but has reportedly been delayed by at …

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    02 May 13
  • New St. James Chamber Head

    The St. James Area Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director. Jennie Firchau officially took over the position on Tuesday after serving as the chamber’s administrative assistant for the past 3 years. She says …

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    02 May 13
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    A rare May snowstorm is expected to impact a broad swath of Minnesota today (WED), including the local area. Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says that a Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 3 o’clock this …

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    01 May 13
  • ArmedRobbery

    The search continues for the man who robbed a gas station in St. Peter at gunpoint early Monday morning. The armed robbery took place at around 12:45am Monday at the Clark station on Minnesota Avenue. …

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    01 May 13
  • EmployeeTheft

    The Sleepy Eye Police Department is investigating the theft of several hundred dollars in cash from a Sleepy Eye business over the weekend. Unknown persons stole $900 in cash from the Eagles Orchid Inn at …

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    01 May 13
  • CheckFraud2

    An accountant from Faribault will be spending time in prison for committing bank fraud. Thirty-nine-year-old Ronald Leo Schaeffer has been sentenced to serve the next 33 months behind bars after stealing more than $432,000 from …

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    01 May 13