Local News
  • Crash

    One person was hurt in a car crash on Highway 14 in Blue Earth County Monday morning. A Ford Aerostar driven by 77-year-old Cletus Wenner of Nicollet and a Toyota Camry driven by 57-year-old Bruce …

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    31 Jul 12
  • AnnaSurprenant21

    A “Welcome Home” event for a Minneapolis Aquatennial Princess from Sleepy Eye was held Monday evening. Anna Surprenant, the daughter of Scott and Judy Surprenant, is a 2011 graduate of Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s who …

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    31 Jul 12
  • Bridge2

    Minnesota transportation officials say the state is about halfway toward its goal of repairing or replacing deficient bridges by 2018. The Department of Transportation was criticized for not making bridges a top priority after the …

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    31 Jul 12
  • MNSupremeCourt

    The Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments today (TUE) in separate lawsuits over the rewriting of ballot titles for two proposed constitutional amendments. Backers of the amendments on marriage and voter identification sued Secretary of State …

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    31 Jul 12
  • BikiniParade

    Despite the fact that an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for a bikini parade came up well short of the record over the weekend in Madison Lake, the organizers of the event say …

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    31 Jul 12
  • HelenZangl

    The annual National Night Out Rally was held at the Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm Monday evening, and longtime New Ulm resident Helen Zangl was honored during a brief ceremony. Zangl has been involved …

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    31 Jul 12
  • Vote

    The local election season is getting set to kick into high gear. Filings for city and township offices, along with school board seats, open this Tuesday. The filing period then remains open for two weeks, …

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    30 Jul 12
  • FatalCrash

    The men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall is in critical condition after a crash in western Minnesota that killed his 5-month-old son. The State Patrol says Drake Bigler was killed when …

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    30 Jul 12