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  • sentencing

    The driver who killed a motorcylist last fall in Le Sueur County was sentenced to jail Monday in Le Center. On October 16th, 2016, newly retired 65-year-old Ed Lipscomb was out for a motorcycle ride …

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    31 Oct 17
  • Pedestrian struck

    A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Fairmont Monday morning and airlifted to Rochester. Police say 68-year-old Burrel Kolonich of Lansing, Michigan was struck by a vehicle on the 600 block of Summit Avenue …

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    31 Oct 17
  • Gaylord Police

    A Gaylord Police Officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after a signed complaint was received by Police Chief Tony Padilla. The complaint is in regards to a traffic stop Dan Reich conducted in …

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    31 Oct 17
  • Le Sueur County

    Longstanding grievances have led to the Le Sueur County Historical Society to split into competing boards. The latest contention happened October 7th during the annual meeting when members tried to remove on or more of …

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    31 Oct 17
  • Happy Halloween

    Many communities in the area assign official trick-or-treat times to keep youngsters dressed in costumes safe as they traverse around town. Belle Plaine will have downtown trick-or-treating for school age children from 3-5 p.m. today. …

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    31 Oct 17
  • Lafayette Fire

    Two downtown Lafayette buildings were destroyed by fire Friday night. The fire started in a former auto repair building next to Dave’s Place. The fire spread to the former Lafayette Ledger building that is now …

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    30 Oct 17
  • deer crashes

    One person was injured when a deer went through the windshield Saturday evening. The state patrol says a Ford Taurs driven by 22-year-old Kyle Cline of St. Peter was traveling south on Highway 22 when …

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    30 Oct 17
  • handcuffs

    A Beauford area farmer is facing criminal charges for cutting down veteran memorial trees along Highway 22. Sixty-two-year-old Stephen Peter Trio has been charged with felony and gross misdemeanor counts of property damage Friday in …

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    30 Oct 17