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  • David Allen Pettersen

    The Madelia man who shot and killed a teenager who was attempting to break into his home in January was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Sixty-five-year-old David Allen Pettersen was sentenced Tuesday at Watonwan …

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    12 Jul 17
  • Nicollet County

    The Nicollet County Commissioners approved Tuesday to increase the county’s wheelage tax to pay for raod maintenance and projects. The hike will increase the fee from $10 to $20 and is expected to bring in …

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    12 Jul 17
  • damaged crops

    Severe weather brought strong winds, heavy rain, hail and three confirmed tornadoes damaging buildings and crops in Blue Earth, Nicollet and Sibley counties. In an effort to provide crop producers with information and assist in …

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    12 Jul 17
  • Jeff Krueger_Springfield

    This month’s Hometown Hero is a Springfield man who has been recognized for his volunteer efforts. Jeff Krueger was named “The Spirit of Springfield” award winner by the Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Krueger serves as …

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    12 Jul 17
  • St. James

    A new project spearheaded by two St. James residents and the City of St. James will now offer kayaks and paddle boards for rent and use on St. James Lake. Maggie Maire and Pete Eggen …

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    12 Jul 17
  • Stabbing

    A Redwood Falls man is wanted by police after being charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon following a stabbing in Redwood Falls on July 6th. Twenty-year-old Javen Michael Ahrens was involved in an …

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    11 Jul 17
  • courtw

    The second of two men involved in an argument with a woman that resulted in her being dragged and run over by a car has been sentenced. Twenty-one-year-old Like William Gual of Worthington was the …

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    11 Jul 17
  • 2017 Storm damage3

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that three tornadoes touched down in Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties during Sunday night storms that rolled through the area. The first tornado warning was issued about 10:30 p.m. …

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    11 Jul 17