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  • JulianneOrtman

    Republican State Senator Julianne Ortman, who has been considering a US Senate campaign, is announcing her political plans on Saturday at an event in Waconia. Ortman has previously said she was weighing a bid against …

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    01 Aug 13
  • Businessman opening wallet with cash falling out into Uncle Sam's hand

    Sibley and McLeod Counties have become the latest local-area counties to approve the implementation of a wheelage tax. The Sibley County Board unanimously authorized the new $10 per-vehicle tax last week, and the McLeod County …

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    01 Aug 13
  • Fair

    The Sibley County Fair kicked off Wednesday evening in Arlington, and continues through the weekend. A fair spokesperson says that the action really heats up tonight with the always-popular “Night Of Destruction.” It begins at …

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    01 Aug 13
  • PrincessCrown

    Catfish Derby Days festivities were held over the weekend in the City of Franklin, and the community crowned new royalty as part of the annual celebration. The new Miss Franklin and “Queen of Catfish Derby …

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    01 Aug 13
  • Crash2

    A Le Sueur man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident in Le Sueur County Monday morning. Authorities say that 44-year-old Jeffery Severson was driving southeast of Le Sueur on County Road 24 when he …

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    31 Jul 13
  • CarChase2

    A Mankato man was taken into custody after a brief car chase with authorities Monday evening. 33-year-old Preston Michael Overton had allegedly been choking a woman in the parking lot of the Burger King restaurant …

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    31 Jul 13
  • EBT card

    A New Ulm woman was sentenced to 2 years of probation and 25 hours of community service in Brown County Court on Monday for using her son’s food stamp EBT card without permission. 51-year-old Maria …

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    31 Jul 13
  • RoadClosed

    The start of a major road construction project on Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle scheduled to get underway this week has been delayed by 2 weeks. The $5-million project is now set to …

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    31 Jul 13