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  • Madelia (1)

    As the fire investigation continues in downtown Madelia, financial support for business owners and employees continues to pour in. Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation has secured more than $200,000 in corporate and individual donations including $100,000 …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Le Sueur

    After fielding a litany of complaints about unpleasant odors from Le Sueur residents, the city agreed recently to contract with a Twin Cities firm to test and monitor the odors to quantify what businesses create …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Crow Bar fire1

    Nicollet County Commissioners unanimously approved tax abatement for the Crow Bar in Courtland at Tuesday’s meeting. The Crow Bar abatement was requested by Public Service Manager J aci Kopet and includes a reduction of $150 …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Truman

    A Truman man is in Martin County Jail awaiting his February court appearance after being accused of attempted murder and attempted rape with a dangerous weapon. According to a criminal complaint filed in Martin County …

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    10 Feb 16
  • McLeod county sheriffs department

    A report clears a McLeod County Deputy of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of 49-year-old Luverne Roy Christensen in November. Hutchinson Police responded to a verbal disturbance and Christensen threatened officers before shooting an …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Brown County

    Brown County is one of many counties throughout the state that is seeing a shortage in daycare. Representatives from New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield formed the Day Care Crisis Committee and began meeting to …

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    10 Feb 16
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    Within the last year Sleepy Eye lost the operation of the Inn of Seven Gables, the one hotel in town and the Orchid Inn, the city’s former event center. A 15-person committee was formed to …

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    10 Feb 16
  • donations

    To support the Madelia business community as it recovers from the February 3 fire that destroyed downtown businesses. The New Ulm Area Chamber is donating $1,000 to the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation designated for disaster …

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    10 Feb 16