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  • Sleepy Eye Police Department

    A new officer has joined the ranks at the Sleepy Eye Police Department. Elliott Waterbury was hired earlier this month, replacing Colin Hagert who moved onto the Fairmont Police Department. Waterbury is from Fairmont and …

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    26 Apr 17
  • Spam

    Austin’s iconic SPAM Museum has hosted thousands of visitors around the world since opening its doors. But on Tuesday morning it was the scene of its first-ever wedding. Mark “I Love SPAM” Benson and Anne …

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    26 Apr 17
  • Drug charges

    One of the two men charged in an overdose death of a Brown County Jail inmate pleaded guilty Monday in Brown County District Court. Logan Harris of New Ulm will serve 51 months with the …

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    25 Apr 17
  • courtw

    A St. James man is accused of assaulting two children. Forty-eight-year-old Daniel Kenneth Reim was charged Monday in Watonwan County District Court with two felony counts of malicious punishment of a child and two gross …

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    25 Apr 17
  • Fire department

    Rising costs and an old agreement has caused the Franklin Rural Fire Association to rethink the purchase of a new pumper truck with the City of Franklin. At the April Franklin City Council meeting, representatives …

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    25 Apr 17
  • GFW

    The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop School Board looked at facilities proposals and tabled action on them until the May 22nd board meeting. A $46 million bond referendum option would include two new gyms and 18 new high school …

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    25 Apr 17
  • Madelia Strong

    A little more than a year after a fire tore through Madelia’s downtown district damaging almost every business on one side of the street, the last business to make the move to their permanent location …

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    25 Apr 17
  • New Ulm Medical Center

    On Saturday the New Ulm Medical Center donated 100 bikes to kids and families in need. In October the medical center began accepting bike donations and volunteers fixed them up over the winter. Officers from …

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    24 Apr 17