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  • RonaldWenisch

     A 22-year-old Springfield man was charged with felony 1st-degree assault in Brown County Court on Thursday in what had originally been called an incident of attempted murder. Ronald Richard Wenisch was arrested at around 1:30 …

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    05 Apr 13
  • BrianHester

    A Redwood Falls man who led law authorities on a 38-mile-long high-speed car chase through Renville and Redwood Counties in December pleaded guilty to fleeing police and driving while impaired in court on Wednesday. 46-year-old …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Fire

    A fire at a home in Amboy Thursday evening is being blamed on a backyard bar-be-que grill. The fire at the home on Pleasant Street in Amboy was reported at around 5:30 Thursday evening, and …

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    05 Apr 13
  • CriminalSex

    The sexual abuse case against a former teacher at a boarding school in Faribault has been dismissed. A former student at Shattuck-St. Mary’s told police in November that Joseph Machlitt had abused him in 1980. …

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    05 Apr 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed two flu-related deaths during the last week of March. Influenza has now claimed a total of 186 lives in our state since the flu season began in October, …

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    05 Apr 13
  • EBT card

    A New Ulm woman faces felony charges in Brown County Court over allegations that she used her son’s EBT card without permission. 50-year-old Maria Lewandowski has been charged with financial transaction card fraud and wrongfully …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota House Democrats are hoping to ease uncertainty created by a call to cut $150-million from state health and social service budgets by vowing increased payments to nursing homes and similar caregivers. Democrats made the …

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    05 Apr 13
  • StopLight

    Motorists travelling on Highway 5 in the City of Arlington will now no longer need to stop at the intersection with Main Street. The deactivation of the traffic light at the intersection was originally scheduled …

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    05 Apr 13