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  • CreditCardFraud2

    A Wabasso woman who used a credit card scam to make more than $22,000 worth of purchases in New Ulm has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and 10 years of supervised probation. 49-year-old …

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    06 Sep 12
  • CheckFraud2

    A New Ulm man accused of writing thousands of dollars worth of bad checks was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 5 years of probation this week in Brown County Court. 42-year-old Daniel Michael …

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    06 Sep 12
  • SWAT

    A Darwin man remains in critical condition following a 13-hour standoff with police in McLeod County over the weekend. More than 50 law enforcement officers from 7 different agencies, including SWAT Team personnel, were called …

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    06 Sep 12
  • Crash2

    Four people were involved in a car crash on Highway 169 in Blue Earth County Wednesday evening. A Chevy van driven by 54-year-old Antonio Morales of Madelia was travelling southbound when it collided with a …

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    06 Sep 12
  • Crash

    There were 3 different crashes on Highway 7 in McLeod County on Wednesday. The first occurred at just after 3pm when 56-year-old John Smith of Darwin lost control of his Yamaha scooter and the vehicle …

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    06 Sep 12
  • SemiTruck

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen semi-truck on Tuesday. The tractor-trailer was apparently taken from American Midwest Transportation in Courtland Thursday night, and was set to deliver it’s contents to …

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    06 Sep 12
  • StJamesSaints

    The St. James School District has received a $445,000 federal grant to be used to hire additional staff at the district’s Northside Elementary School. The district was awarded the grant after being ranked among the …

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    06 Sep 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The thunderstorm that rolled through the area Tuesday night is being blamed for damage to homes and businesses in Blue Earth County and elsewhere. Numerous trees were reportedly blown down in the Lake Crystal area. …

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    06 Sep 12