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  • Bicycle Accidentw

    A Belle Plaine teenager was using Snapchat when she struck and killed a bicyclist near Belle Plaine in June. Sixteen-year-old Paige Elizabeth Narveson was charged in Le Sueur County juvenile court with felony criminal vehicular …

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    05 Oct 17
  • ChildAbusew

    A St. Peter woman has been charged with felony and gross misdemeanor counts of malicious punishment of a child after she allegedly admitted to abusing a 3-year-old. Thirty-three-year-old Jennifer Lynn Alexander was charged Wednesday in …

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    05 Oct 17
  • USDA

    A Jackson, Minnesota native will serve as the U.S. Agriculture Department’s second in command. The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed Stephen Censky of St. Louis to serve as depty secretary of agriculture. Censky has served …

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    05 Oct 17
  • Harvest

    Soybean harvest in Minnesota has progressed, but remains well behind normal. Bryan Biegler of Lake Wison says it will be at least a few days before he can begin harvesting soybeans. Biegler says 2016 was …

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    05 Oct 17
  • Honor flight

    Twelve New Ulm residents participated in a one-day visit to Washington, D.C. on Saturday with the Honor Flight Twin Cities organization. Veterans and their escourts that took the Honor Flight include Harvey Veit, Brenda Braun, …

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    05 Oct 17
  • courtw

    A Sleepy eye minister was released on bail Tuesday after his initial court appearance for charges of felony fleeing police in a motor vehicle and misdemeanors DWI and two counts of failure to notify the …

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    04 Oct 17
  • prostitution

    Three men have been charged in a recent prostitution sting that took place in Madison Lake on Saturday. Twenty-five-year-old Ryan Randle Blair of Myakka City, Florida; 19-year-old Andrew Baylee Graham of Duncan, Oklahoma and 18-year-old …

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    04 Oct 17
  • Welfare fraud

    A St. Peter woman has been charged in Nicollet County District Court with 5 counts of welfare fraud for not reporting money she received from other bank accounts to Nicollet County. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s …

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    04 Oct 17