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  • Meeker County Sheriff

    A Meeker County Patrol Sergeant has been charged with Stalking. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Joel Engler was charged Thursday with 2 counts of gross misdemeanor stalking. In September 2016, the sheriff’s office received …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Basilica

    A 2014 Arlington graduate, Katie Ballalatak, was part of the University of St. Thomas Choir that was invited to sing for the Christmas Eve Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. The choir sang …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Police lights

    A Mankato man was arrested Thursday for kidnapping and child endangerment. According to authorities the mother of the child called police to report that 25-year-old David Mulbah Swaray allegedly entered the mother’s apartment without permission …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Caseys_General_Store

    Wednesday, January 11th was not a typical “business as usual” type of day for a Fairfax Casey’s employee. Karen Guggisburg was making a purchase at the convenience store when she collapsed from cardiac arrest. Employee …

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    04 Feb 17
  • MSU_Adam Ellingson

    The cause of death for Minnesota State University Mankato student Adam Ellingson still hasn’t been determined, but the state health officials are saying there is “no risk to close contact” or to the public. Ellingson …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Townhall meetings

    State Senator Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls and State Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska will be holding joint Town Hall Meetings in Sleepy Eye, Springfield, New Ulm, Redwood Falls and Belview on Friday. The lawmakers …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Ugly produce

    To further combat the nation’s food waste issues, HyVee recently began offering so-called “ugly” produce. New Ulm Hy-Vee Dietitian Laura Schmit says ugly produce is cosmetically challenged fruits and vegetables that would traditionally go unsold …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Springfield

    The Springfield Area Food Shelf had a successful year in 2016. Recently the board of directors met to review the past year’s activity. In its fourth year of operation the food shelf distributed 84,000 pounds …

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    02 Feb 17