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  • WatonwanCountyCourthouse

    A mean wearing women’s clothing and claiming to be Jesus when he was caught inside a rural Madelia property owner’s home has been charged. Twenty-three-year-old Michael David Anderson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was charged …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Paul Torkelson

    Funding Minnesota road and bridge needs will be near the top of many state lawmakers’ to-do list this year. Chairman of the Minnesota House Transportation Finance Committee and State Representative Paul Torkelson says one area …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Franklin

    Councilors at a recent Franklin City Council meeting learned that in the next election voting by mail may be a possibility. Cities with less than 400 registered voters are eligible to return ballots by mail. …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Gary dahms

    A Minnesota Senate panel has moved the state one step closer to legalizing Sunday liquor sales. The House overwhelmingly passed a bill earlier this week that would repeal the ban. Vernon Center Republican Tony Cornish …

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    23 Feb 17
  • DEED

    Two local communities were recently awarded grants that will increase the number of child care providers in Greater Minnesota communities. Brown County United Way of New Ulm has been awarded a $21,0000 grant. Brown County …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Stabbing

    A Texas man pleaded guilty to stabbing a man inside a Madelia residence in November. Thirty-eight-year-old Alfred Acosta Junior entered a Norgaard plea claiming he was too intoxicated to remember the incident. According to the …

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    22 Feb 17
  • Home invasion

    Two teens who were trespassing on a rural Madelia property are facing felony charges. Eighteen-year-old Cornelius Ayers Junior of Mankato and 18-year-old Kyle Thomas Nason of Sleepy Eye were charged Tuesday in Watonwan County District …

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    22 Feb 17
  • ATV

    A request to use specialized all-terrain vehicles was brought back to the New Ulm City Council. This is the second time citizens have submitted a request to use neighborhood electric vehicles since 2009. Dennis Born …

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    22 Feb 17