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  • Courtland

    The Courtland City Council at a recent meeting discussed the high rate of speed motorists are using when traveling along Red Shoe Road past the Courtland City Park south of Highway 14. One of the …

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    13 Apr 18
  • Birthday celebration

    A Sleepy Eye woman recently celebrated her 103rd birthday. Veronica Johanneck is a native of Wabasso and moved to Sleepy Eye in 2009. Among the guests at Johanneck’s party at the Lake Villa Apartments in …

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    13 Apr 18
  • fatal  car crash

    A 27-year-old Westbrook man died in a one vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 59 in Nobles County Monday evening. The Cadillac Deville Daniel H. McClellan was driving drifted onto the shoulder. He over corrected, went …

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    11 Apr 18
  • theft

    A Lake Crystal man who committed a string of burglaries across Blue Earth County and Madelia last year will spend the next 20 months in prison. 24-year-old Joshua Richard Kelly was convicted of seven felony …

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    11 Apr 18
  • Blue Earth Area School

    An investigation of the Blue Earth Area School District’s disciplinary actions following an alleged assault has found the district acted appropriately. In October 2017, four students reportedly assaulted a fellow student at a party in …

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    11 Apr 18
  • Belle Plaine

    Belle Plaine residents met at the Vet’s Club Sunday evening to express their concerns about a proposed $33 million community center. The meeting was hosted by a newly formed community group called Citizens for the …

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    11 Apr 18
  • Fairmont

    Fairmont native and children’s book author Dori Hillestad Butler has received an award for one of her children’s books. “King and Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats” won the 2018 Theodor Suess …

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    11 Apr 18
  • Veterans Bridge_Mankato

    A North Mankato man wasn’t seriously injured Monday when he jumped off Veterans Memorial Bridge. A 60-year-old man called 911 from the bridge shortly after 5:30 a.m. and said he intended to kill himself. The …

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    10 Apr 18