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  • Burglary3

    A 22-year-old Hanska man faces multiple charges in Brown County Court after allegedly forcing his way into Piggy’s Bar in Hanska and assaulting a bartender. Tyler T. Lastine was charged with 4th-degree burglary, criminal damage …

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    12 Apr 13
  • Flu2

    Minnesota health officials have confirmed 2 more flu-related deaths this season, bringing the state’s influenza death toll to 188 since last October. The Minnesota Department of Health says that 13 people were hospitalized with the …

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    12 Apr 13
  • TabithaJohnson

    The executive director of the St. James Area Chamber of Commerce turned in her resignation this week. Tabitha Johnson has been the head of the St. James Chamber since early October of last year, when …

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    12 Apr 13
  • GaylordChamber (1)

    The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce held its “Spring Fling” banquet this past weekend, and the chamber’s annual Community Service Award was presented to Chuck Klimmek. Along with being involved in attracting new businesses to …

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    12 Apr 13
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    New Ulm’s city crew got to clear snow by the Glockenspiel this morning after a 8 inch snowfall. Greatly moisture to recharge the soil. But not so much fun doing April snow chores.

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    11 Apr 13
  • WinterDriving

    A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for much of the local area until tonight (THU), with the heavy spring snow possibly falling through Friday morning. Over six inches has fallen throughout the region, and …

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    11 Apr 13
  • ComputerCrimeScene

    A rural Sleepy Eye man is accused of soliciting a police officer posing as a 13-year-old girl in an online chat room. 24-year-old Timothy I. Kotten has been charged with felony electronic solicitation of a …

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    11 Apr 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A judge has denied a request to dismiss the vehicular homicide charges against a 22-year-old Cokato man accused of killing 3 people in a car crash near Willmar last summer. The Kandiyohi County judge also …

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    11 Apr 13