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  • Shining Star

    Belle Plaine’s one-act play was one of four of the 8 one-act plays to earn star awards from judges in the Minnesota State High School League One-Act Play Festival. A star award is the highest …

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    16 Feb 18
  • St. James

    A former St. James Public Schools employee accused of having sexual contact with a high school student has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor criminal sexual conduct. 25-year-old Denise Ramirez of St. James entered a guilty …

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    15 Feb 18
  • Eagle Lake Police Department

    The Eagle Lake man who sold cocaine to a Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force informant and then took police on a high speed pursuit Monday has been charged with multiple felonies. 30-year-old Solomon Devron …

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    15 Feb 18
  • handcuffs

    Milroy Public School was placed on a brief lockdown on Wednesday. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a domestic assault Wednesday morning around 11:30 a.m. Deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a …

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    15 Feb 18
  • CupidCrew

    24 middle school students in grades 5-8 at New Ulm Public Schools spent Valentine’s Day playing cupid. Partnered with Colorado-based Wish of a Lifetime students bought carnations and handed them out to seniors at Ridgeway …

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    15 Feb 18
  • state patrol

    Area Minnesota State Patrol officiers were recently recognized for strong leadership and life-saving efforts. Trooper Dan Anderson of the Mankato District received a Leadership Award for displaying unwavering integrity, initiative and dedication to the reputation …

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    15 Feb 18
  • Distracted Driving

    A Belle Plaine teen driver who fatally struck a bicyclist while Snapchatting on her phone is expected to be sentenced to community service and probation. 17-year-old Paige Elizabeth Narveson pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor reckless …

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    14 Feb 18
  • police chase

    An Eagle Lake man led police on a high speed chase Monday after selling cocaine during a Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force sting. 31-year-old Soloman Devron Grady met with an informant in Mankato and …

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    14 Feb 18