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  • Madelia

    The City of Madelia’s annual Park Days celebration is underway! Park Days 2012 kicked off on Thursday, and runs through Sunday. Madelia Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karla Grev says there are several new events …

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    14 Jul 12
  • MAAE

    The Minnesota Association of Ag Educators held it’s annual banquet this week at Jackpot Junction. Several local-area ag educators were recognized at the banquet, including Rich Bauman of New Ulm. Bauman began his career in …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton has released his personal tax returns for last year. The governor, whose family wealth grew from the Dayton’s department store chain, reported a salary of about $105,000, and another $191,000 in capital gains. …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Drowning

    Authorities have identified the victim in a drowning at Lake Kohlmier in Owatonna on Wednesday. The death of 19-year-old Diego Ortiz Larios of Faribault has been ruled an accidental drowning. The drowning occurred at around …

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    14 Jul 12
  • accident-sign

    A 30-year-old Albert Lea man was killed in a car accident early Friday morning. Freeborn County authorities say that Adam Richard Christenson was driving a pickup truck on County Road 85 near Twin Lakes when …

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    14 Jul 12
  • BrianJansen

    Charges were expected to be filed Friday against a man from Lyle Township in rural Mower County who was shot by an officer responding to a domestic disturbance Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say 42-year-old Brian Jansen …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Dock

    Kandiyohi County authorities have identified a 70-year-old man who drowned in Lake Florida north of Willmar as James Toth, of rural Spicer. Law enforcement was informed that a person had been found in the water …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Judge

    A 20-year-old Willmar man was sentenced to 21 days in jail in Brown County this week, as well as 5 years of supervised probation after being convicted of felony theft. James Harold Handt III was …

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    14 Jul 12