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  • SchoolBus

    The court hearing of a 72-year-old school bus driver accused of slapping a 6-year-old boy was canceled Tuesday. Blue Earth Area school bus driver Jane Elizabeth Brooks faces a misdemeanor 5th-degree assault charge for allegedly …

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    10 Oct 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board discussed the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project for nearly 2 hours on Tuesday before deciding to take no further action at this time. The $70-million project would bring high-speed internet, as well as …

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    10 Oct 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board has announced 3 finalists for the open county administrator position. Former Nicollet County Administrator Bob Podhradsky retired in June after 22 years on the job, and Nicollet County Auditor-Treasurer Bridgette Kennedy …

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    10 Oct 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests are advancing well ahead of last year’s pace as well as the 5-year averages. In its weekly crop progress report, the USDA said Tuesday that 95% of Minnesota’s soybean crop …

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    10 Oct 12
  • UnityDay

    Today (WED) is “Unity Day” across Minnesota, and residents are being encouraged to wear orange to help raise awareness on bullying. The Director of the Pacer Center’s Bullying program, Julie Hertzog, says that Unity Day …

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    10 Oct 12
  • DefendersMonumentRemoved1

    The New Ulm Defenders Monument was removed Tuesday morning as part of it’s upcoming redesign. The Defender’s Monument was originally erected in 1891 by the State of Minnesota to honor the memory of those who …

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    10 Oct 12
  • ToddHoffner1

    The attorney for the MSU-Mankato football coach who faces child pornography charges says county officials have found no evidence that his client abused his kids. Todd Hoffner’s attorney released letters Monday from a Blue Earth …

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    09 Oct 12
  • Crash

    A rural Sacred Heart woman was injured in a 1-vehicle rollover accident in Renville County Monday evening. It happened at just after 7pm on County Road 11 about 3 miles north of Sacred Heart. 31-year-old …

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    09 Oct 12