Local News
  • ThinIce

    The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department continues to warn people to keep vehicles off the ice on all county lakes. This comes after numerous incidents of cars falling through thin ice, including a death last …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Flu

    A total of 127 people have now died from the flu in Minnesota since the start of the influenza season in October. Over the past week there were another 15 deaths reported from the flu …

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    08 Feb 13
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    This year’s inductees into the Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame have been announced, and there are several from the local area. A total of 11 individuals are being inducted into the state FFA Hall of …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Milk

    A Stearns County judge says a Freeport farmer must face all the charges against him in a raw milk case. Organic egg producer Alvin Schlangen had asked the judge to dismiss 3 of the 6 …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Drought

    Despite the snow that’s fallen in recent days, Minnesota remains in a deep drought with no end in sight. State Climatologist Greg Spoden says the drought has not improved one bit over the winter in …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Cuffs

    A 37-year-old Fairfax man faces numerous counts of criminal sexual conduct in Nicollet County over allegations that he sexually assaulted pre-teen girls that he knew over the course of several years. A total of 23 …

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    07 Feb 13
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    A Morton man faces a felony burglary charge in Brown County for allegedly forcing his way into a home north of Springfield. 33-year-old Martin Ray Mayotte is accused of breaking into the home and stealing …

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    07 Feb 13
  • GasTheft

    The Waseca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of around 150 gallons of diesel fuel from a farm north of Janesville. The crime occurred at some point Monday afternoon, and there are no suspects …

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    07 Feb 13