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  • Minnesota Department of Education

    The Minnesota Department of Education announced a resolution with its testing contractor regarding compensation for disruptions to this spring’s Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment testing. As part of the agreement, Pearson will credit the department with $1 …

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    04 Aug 15
  • fatal  car crash

    Authorities suspect that alcohol and drugs were a factor in a fatal crash that killed an elderly couple Thursday. Seventy-five-year-old Rod Elbert and 74-year-old Kathy Ohman were driving north on Highway 169 when a vehicle …

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    03 Aug 15
  • anthony slavik

    A New Prague man who has been missing for two weeks was found dead in his vehicle. Police issued a public appeal for Anthony James Slavik days after he went missing. Family and friends were …

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    03 Aug 15
  • Driving under the influence

    A Sioux Falls, S.D. woman is facing a child endangerment charge for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs and crashing with a 13-month-old children in her car. Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Deputies say that …

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    03 Aug 15
  • Brown County Free Fair

    In anticipation of the sesquicentennial of the Brown County Free Fair the Brown County Ag Society is collecting 150 years of history. Historian and author Daniel Hoisington is leading the project for publication in a …

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    03 Aug 15
  • German Park Concert Series

    The Concert in the Park series will be held tonight at German Park beginning at 7 p.m. The Sleepy Eye Area Concertina Club will be the featured performance. Concerts are scheduled each Monday night through …

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    03 Aug 15
  • MissingPerson

    A Kasota man who had been missing for several days was located early Friday morning.  Christopher Shelton was found around 12:45 AM on a sandbar on the Minnesota River, a few hundred yards south of …

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    01 Aug 15
  • FatalAccident

    Authorities say two people who died in a car accident Thursday had just left the Blue Earth County Fair where one had been performing.  The Minnesota State Patrol confirms that 74-year-old Roderick Elbert and his …

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    01 Aug 15