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  • HometownHeroMedal

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero is a 10-year-old girl from New Ulm who alerted authorities of a possible fire in her neighbors home and saved it from significant damage. Natalie Bianchi heard fire alarms and …

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    10 Aug 16
  • Highway 111

    The Nicollet City Counselors have a formal request of the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The city is request that the north 10 foot shoulder portion of the road be left for a bike or walking …

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    09 Aug 16
  • 2017 Pork Ambassador

    A Walnut Grove man was named the 2017 Minnesota Pork Ambassador. Ben Johnson was one of 17 finalists who were competing to be the next Ambassador. Johnson will be a sophomore at Iowa State University …

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    09 Aug 16
  • AgStar

    Brown County Fair has received a $3,000 grant from the AgStar Fund for Rural America to provide lighting upgrades behind the livestock barns. The lighting will improve the visibility and safety of fair exhibitors and …

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    09 Aug 16
  • Murder for hire women

    Lawyers for the mother and daughter accused of masterminding a murder for hire plot are currently in talks for a possible plea deal. Fifty-nine-year-old Linda Kay Bloom of Cleveland was charged with first-degree premeditated murder. …

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    08 Aug 16
  • prostitution

    Three law enforcement agencies have received a grant from the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota to continue work on fighting sex trafficking. Nicollet, Brown and Blue Earth Counties received $50,000 to be used by investigators to …

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    08 Aug 16
  • courtw

    A Madelia man accused of criminal sexual conduct with multiple children over several years is headed for a jury trial later this month. In a pretrial hearing 67-year-old Leslie Johnson indicated he wanted to move …

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    08 Aug 16
  • Election1

    Three candidates have filed for seats on the Sibley East School Board. Michael Christenson of Arlington, Jon Hazelwood of Arlington and Avery Grochow of Gaylord have filed for three seats up for election. Those seats …

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    08 Aug 16