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    Tips from another law enforcement agency and Facebook helped Waseca Police identify four suspects who robbed a Waseca laundromat this past summer. 32-year-old Brittany Jean Sorell, 37-year-old Chelsea Jean Johnson, both of Mankato; 37-year-old Gerald …

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    26 Dec 17
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    Authorities have issued a warrant for the arrest of a Sleepy Eye man whose been charged with felonies for burglary, use of a dangerous weapon and assault. According to the criminal complaint, Sleepy Eye Police …

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    23 Dec 17
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    Gaylord City Council made a conditional offer to a candidate to fill the city’s administrator position. A public meet and greet session was held this past Friday with four finalist for the position and interviews …

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    23 Dec 17
  • Dakota ride

    On December 10th, a group of riders mounted their horses and began a journey from South Dakota to Mankato to remember the men who were hanged. On December 26th, 1862, 38 Dakota warriors were hanged …

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    23 Dec 17
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    A Sibley East Elementary Phy Ed teacher was recently selected as Sibley East’s Teacher of the Year. Chad Johnson was presented the award at the American Education Week banquet. Johnson is a 1987 graduate of …

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    23 Dec 17
  • Drug charges

    Three people have been charged in Brown County in connection with a Brown-Lyon-Redwood- Renville Drug Task Force investigation the revealed 2 pounds of meth with street value of $81,000 in the vehicle. A vehicle driven …

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    22 Dec 17
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    A captain with the volunteer Mayer Fire and Rescue in Carver County died suddenly on Tuesday. After returning home from a training exercise, Captain Jeffrey A. Vollmer suffered an apparent heart attack. 40-year-old Vollmer was …

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    22 Dec 17
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    A St. Peter man has died in a one-vehicle accident on icy roads. The state patrol says 60-year-old Richard Anthony Okoneski was traveling west on Highway 99 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered …

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    22 Dec 17