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  • David Allen Pettersen

    A Madelia property owner who killed a fleeing trespasser after an attempted break-in likely won’t see jail time under a plea agreement. Sixty-five-year-old David Pettersen shot 19-year-old Nicolas Embertson in January as he and his …

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    05 May 17
  • Windom

    Windom Police arrested a man Tuesday for fleeing police and threats of violence after authorities named him a person of interest in a recent burglary case. According to police 32-year-old Marlin Raynard Holder of Chicago …

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    05 May 17
  • BellePlaine

    Hundreds of Belle Plaine residents were in support of allowing a kneeling soldier known as Joe to remain in Veterans Park. Joe was replaced in April after the city council ok’d the creation of the …

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    05 May 17
  • 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
  • fatal  car crashw

    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
  • BrownCountyCourthousew

    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