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  • TrickOrTreat

    Officials are urging trick-or-treaters and motorists to use common sense and be safe this Halloween. State Patrol Lieutenant Eric Roeske says lots of kids will be out and some may be in costumes that are …

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    31 Oct 13
  • WinthropChamber2013

    The Winthrop Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet this past weekend, and several awards were handed out. Two Winthrop residents were presented the chamber’s “Good Citizen Award” this year amongst the awards given …

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    31 Oct 13
  • Baby

    The St. Peter City Council has approved of making changes to the city’s zoning ordinances in order for a possible Birthing Center to be opened in the city. Certified Professional Midwife Erika Urban recently attended …

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    31 Oct 13
  • AndrewDikken2

    The 28-year-old Renville man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend is scheduled to be in court today (WED) for a plea hearing. Andrew Dikken is charged with 2 counts of 2nd-Degree Murder …

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    30 Oct 13
  • Nibbe

    The family of a Lake Crystal man murdered by his wife has won a partial victory in the civil suit against the killer. Jennifer Nibbe pleaded guilty in June of 2012 to killing her husband …

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    30 Oct 13
  • Firefighters

    The Fairmont Fire Department was called out several times Monday night and into Tuesday morning to battle harvest-related fires. The first call for a grain bin fire at Lunz Farms in rural Fairmont was received …

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    30 Oct 13
  • FoodStamps

    The state Human Services Department says that most food stamp recipients will see their benefits decrease on November 1st as extra funding provided by the federal government during the recession comes to an end. Commissioner …

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    30 Oct 13
  • Detour

    Minnesota Department of Transportation officials say that motorists traveling east of Green Isle will continue to encounter delays and a detour as both directions of Highway 25 remain closed. Mn/DOT says that you should follow …

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    30 Oct 13