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  • StarkFire1

    Firefighters from several agencies battled a barn fire in rural Sleepy Eye Sunday evening. The fire at the Mike Hoffmann barn on 230th Avenue in Stark Township several miles southeast of Sleepy Eye was reported …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Fire

    A fire at a home in Blue Earth County’s South Bend Township over the weekend is being blamed on a gas leak. The residents of the home on South Bend Avenue smelled gas Friday night …

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    12 Jun 12
  • ClickItOrTicket1

    The recent statewide “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement campaign resulted in more than 12,000 citations being handed out over a 2-week period. The Office of Traffic Safety’s Donna Berger says citations have trended downward …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Train

    Authorities have released more information on a train versus pedestrian incident in New Ulm Sunday evening. It happened at approximately 5:17pm at the railroad crossing about 450-feet north of 20th North Street in New Ulm. …

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    12 Jun 12
  • GOP

    The Chair of the McLeod County Republican Party was recently served a restraining order, and late last week 3 members of the McLeod County GOP Executive Committee resigned. The restraining order against County Chair Eric …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Scam

    Area veterans are being warned about a new email scam primarily targeting military service members. The fraudulent emails being sent to active members of the military, as well as military retirees and civilian employees, appear …

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    12 Jun 12
  • InvasiveSpecies

    The DNR is disappointed with the number of aquatic invasive species violations in Minnesota so far this season. The preliminary figures show 193 criminal citations, 463 civil citations and 973 written warnings. Enforcement Officer Phil …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Stabbing

    A total of 5 people were taken into custody early Sunday morning after an alleged stabbing incident in Redwood Falls. The Redwood Falls Police Department responded to the home on the 700 Block of East …

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    12 Jun 12