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  • Renee Ahrens

    This weekend family and friends of Renee (Hillstrom) Ahrens will bed her farewell. Ahrens was found April 11 murdered in Shakopee at the home of her fiancee Terry Weimer. Both Ahrens and Weimer died from …

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    23 Apr 16
  • drive by shooting

    A St. Peter man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in a drive-by shooting in Le Center in 2015. Nineteen-year-old Senif Garza was sentenced to four years in prison with credit for 174 …

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    23 Apr 16
  • Legislative session

    A bill passed Thursday in the House clarified that landowners are not required to put buffers along private ditches. District 19A House Representative Clark Johnson says the bill also clears up some other issues, including …

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    23 Apr 16
  • Madelia debris

    Crews with Rice Building Systems out of Sauk Rapids this week demolished two buildings in Madelia that were destroyed by a February fire. As the buildings come down it is a sign of the rebuilding …

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    23 Apr 16
  • methamphetamine

    A Mankato body shop owner was arrested Wednesday after he supplied his employees methamphetamine as a bonus. Forty-year-old Jesse Michael Seifert of Clear Choice Auto Body Repair was reported by an employee to the Minnesota …

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    22 Apr 16
  • St. James armory

    A 22-year-old man serving prison time for a conviction in a separate case has been sentenced for his involvement in a burglary at the St. James Armory. Rafael Carmona Junior was sentenced Tuesday in Watonwan …

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    22 Apr 16
  • Perkins fire

    Some volunteer fire departments in the state are facing a new hazard — a shortage of volunteers. Thankfully that’s not the case in New Ulm during a recent fire at Perkins Restaurant. Mayor Bob Beussman …

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    22 Apr 16
  • Bisonw

    Minnesota’s largest mammal, the bison, is in the process of being reintroduced to the Minnesota Landscape. Department of Natural Resources Naturalist Alex Watson says the herd at Minneopa State Park near Mankato is a small …

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    22 Apr 16