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  • FoodStamps

    A Sleepy Eye woman has been sentenced to 20 days in jail and 5 years on probation for welfare fraud that occurred over the course of 4 years. 23-year-old Keshia Weigel had been charged with …

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    18 Oct 12
  • BarbaraDanberry

    A Lake Crystal woman is in trouble with the authorities again after a disturbance she was involved in led police to find syringes and various drug items. 47-year-old Barbara Danberry pleaded guilty plea to 5th-degree …

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    18 Oct 12
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A St. Peter man has pleaded guilty to selling drugs in Blue Earth County as part of a plea deal. 45-year-old Russell Schnitzler entered a guilty plea on a charge of 4th-degree drug sales, and …

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    18 Oct 12
  • Odometer

    A Janesville man faces multiple criminal charges for allegedly rolling back car odometers and then selling those vehicles. 60-year-old Jeff Hagen of “Jeff’s Auto Body” has been charged with 1 count of felony theft by …

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    18 Oct 12
  • Highway14Sign1

    Minnesota Department of Transportation officials are warning that local motorists trying to shorten their trip to the new stretch of Highway 14 near North Mankato are creating unsafe driving conditions. It is illegal for motorists …

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    18 Oct 12
  • TowardZeroDeaths

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has announced new federal grants to support traffic safety enforcement and educational efforts in south-central Minnesota. The $360,000 will help support law enforcement overtime for the Toward Zero Deaths …

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    18 Oct 12
  • Crash

    A 53-year-old Rosemount woman is in critical condition after a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Le Sueur County Tuesday night. It happened at around 10pm on Highway 13 near Montgomery. 64-year-old Richard …

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    17 Oct 12
  • Fire

    A shed near St. James containing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of farm equipment was destroyed by a fire Tuesday afternoon. The building apparently started on fire at around 2pm Tuesday, and around $400,000 …

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    17 Oct 12