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  • Winthrop

    A Winthrop woman was recognized recently for her volunteer efforts at the Minnesota Valley Action Council annual meeting Monday, July 17th. Yvonne O’Brien received the Roger J Wolfe award. The award honors individuals who have …

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    29 Jul 17
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    29 Jul 17
  • House fire_Lafayette

    Everyone escaped and no one was injured in a morning house fire near Lafayette. The house belonging to Patrick and Meagan Odegard located on County Road 15 was destroyed by fire Thursday morning. The family …

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    28 Jul 17
  • sentencing

    A Glencoe man has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for a 2016 rape in Buffalo Lake. Twenty-three-year-old Eric Costal pleaded guilty in May to a felony charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct …

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    28 Jul 17
  • arrestw

    A New Ulm man charged earlier for molesting teen girls has been arrested for tracking his wife. 56-year-old Robert James Sorenson was arrested Wednesday for violating an order of protection for tracking his wife. According …

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    28 Jul 17
  • Sleepy Eye City Hall

    The Sleepy Eye City Council tabled a proposed Code of Conduct and Values policy for elected and appointed officials at a recent meeting. The policy was tabled until the council and commissioners could hear further …

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    28 Jul 17
  • Fairfax

    The Fairfax City Council approved the retirement of City Administrator Marcia Siebert-Volz at a recent meeting. The council also approved to hire DDA Human Resources, a firm that assists with the search for a new …

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    28 Jul 17
  • Fire department

    The Sleepy Eye Fire Department responded to a chemical fire at Mathiowetz Construction in Leavenworth Wednesday morning. Four trucks responded to the call of a chemical reaction in the shop that caused a fire. Fire …

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    27 Jul 17