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  • Ambulance

    A Sleepy Eye man was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center Wednesday after he fell into a pile of burning leaves. According to the Sleepy Eye Police Department, the Sleepy Eye Ambulance responded to …

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    13 Apr 17
  • Gibbon

    A gibbon teacher allegedly admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy. Forty-year-old Megan Jo Johnson was charged Wednesday in Sibley County District Court with felony criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal …

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    13 Apr 17
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    The Butterfield-Odin Public School Board has named two finalists for superintendent. Current interim superintendent Ray Arsenault and Wisconsin teacher Jeff Walker are up for the district’s top post. Arsenault came to the district in March …

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    13 Apr 17
  • Liana Blomgren

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero of the Month is a senior at Mountain Lake High School who showed true sportsmanship. Last fall at the section cross country meeting an 8th grade competitor collapsed before the …

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    13 Apr 17
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    A Madelia man allegedly punched an individual 8 times during an argument over an unleashed dog. Sixty-year-old John Streed Watts was charged Monday with felony assault, misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with …

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    12 Apr 17
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    A state investigation has determined that there was maltreatment on the part of a group home care worker associated with the choking death of a client. The individual who died was a vulnerable adult living …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Eagle

    The eagle rescued from Minnesota River two months ago has had his release date delayed due to molting. The 4-year-old eagle has been recovering in the Raptor Center in St. Paul after he spent a …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Nicollet County Sheriffs office

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a grant for more than $25,000 to help with fraud investigations. The Nicollet County Board created a position for fraud investigator Jay Link who works in the …

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    12 Apr 17