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  • Drug take back box

    As part of your annual spring cleaning, authorities in Blue Earth and Nicollet counties are urging people to properly dispose of unused drugs. Aside from the Drug Take Back boxes located at the Mankato Public …

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    05 May 17
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    A Cleveland woman and two others died in a crash in the Czech Republic Tuesday. Pam Wetzell was traveling to the European College of Health Management conference with her husband, Tom and four other Americans, …

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    03 May 17
  • David Allen Pettersen

    The Madelia man accused of fatally shooting a teenager as he and three acomplices attempted to break into his home in January pleaded guilty Tuesday to dangerous discharge of a gun. Sixty-five-year-old David Allen Pettersen …

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    03 May 17
  • Plaza Garibaldi

    The New Ulm City Council handed down sanctions Tuesday following a public hearing for a popular New Ulm restaurant that has its third liquor violation. Plaza Garibaldi received a $1,000 fine and 15 day liquor …

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    03 May 17
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    In a 4-1 vote, the Brown County Commissioners approved to submit a letter of support indicating the need for more outpatient chemical dependency services in Brown County. The action paves the way for a proposed …

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    03 May 17
  • Author Julie Klassen

    An award-winning Minnesota author of Christian fiction will give a presentation and host a book signing at the Fairfax Public Library Thursday at 2 p.m. Julie Klassen is the winner of several Christy Awards and …

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    03 May 17
  • handcuffs

    The pastor at St. James Lutheran Church and Superintendent of St. James Lutheran School of Northrop is facing felony charges of possessing pornographic work on a computer. According to the criminal complaint, an agent with …

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    02 May 17
  • Home invasion

    A pre-trial hearing for the Madelia manslaughter case begins this afternoon in Watonwan County District Court. David Pettersen is facing a charge of second-degree manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm regarding the attempted break-in …

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    02 May 17