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  • ScottFroelich

    The City of Fairfax got a new Chief of Police this month. The Fairfax City Council unanimously voted to promote Patrolman Scott Froehlich to Police Chief to replace outgoing Chief Kevin Hagen, who left the …

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    28 Aug 13
  • RedwoodSwaybackBridgeRenovation

    The restoration of the nearly-75-year-old swayback bridge in Redwood Falls is underway. The Ramsey Park bridge was designed to withstand flooding by allowing floodwaters to flow over the top of it, but the many years …

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    28 Aug 13
  • AnnaWillems

    The City of Norwood Young America held its 152nd annual Stiftungsfest celebration over the weekend, and new royalty was crowned Sunday afternoon. Miss Stiftungsfest 2013 is Anna Willems, the daughter of Bob and Jill Willems. …

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    28 Aug 13
  • DeerHighway

    A 25-year-old Elysian woman was hospitalized this (TUE) morning after crashing her truck on Highway 22 when she swerved to avoid a deer. Katharine Dagle was driving a 2002 Chevy Trailblazer southbound on 22 at …

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    27 Aug 13
  • CriminalSex

    A 41-year-old St. Peter man has been accused of attempting to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. One count of criminal-sexual conduct was filed against William Sjerven on Monday in Le Sueur County Court. This …

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    27 Aug 13
  • WilliamKibble

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender moved to the City of Morgan last week, and authorities will be conducting a Community Notification Meeting to alert the public later this week. 48-year-old William Albert Kibble relocated to …

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    27 Aug 13
  • Detour

    Motorists in Renville County will encounter a daylong detour on Highway 19 between Morton and Franklin this Thursday. The detour follows Highway 71 to County Road 2 and County Road 5, then Highway 19. The …

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    27 Aug 13
  • TomSchmitz

    New Ulm Park and Rec Director Tom Schmitz was appointed to a state commission by Governor Dayton on Monday. Schmitz was chosen to represent District 5 on the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. …

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    27 Aug 13