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    Two churches in St. James were the target of burglary Monday morning. The St. James Police Department answered a report of a break in at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church around 7 a.m. Monday morning. Police …

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    11 Feb 17
  • Hazardous waste

    Cleanup crews for a mercury spill that happened in the alley of 100 Noirth Garden Street on Tuesday was completed Friday evening. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has concluded that the spill was accidental and …

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    11 Feb 17
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    Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School announced one of their students is a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship. Ian Overn, son of Andrew and Laurie Overn is a finalist because of his outstanding performance on …

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    11 Feb 17
  • Miracle

    A doctor from Madelia is one of the many that treated a Truman boy following a horrific arrow wound that left doctors believing he would never walk again. On November 3rd Curt Bressler was shot …

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    11 Feb 17
  • Police lights

    The Springfield Police have arrested a man in connection with a string of burglaries in Springfield. Thirty-three-year-old Jeffrey Saari was arrested Wednesday after a search warrant was executed at the Microtel Hotel. Saari is facing …

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    10 Feb 17
  • theft

    A St. James man went to police to confess that he committed three burglaries. Thirty-four-year-old Kelly Gene cole is facing felony charges for break-in in 3 different communities between 2014 and 2015. Cole told authorities …

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    10 Feb 17
  • BellePlaine

    The Belle Plaine City Council approved in a 3 to 2 vote recently to restore the cross at Veteran Park Memorial. Mayor Chris Meyer directed the city attorney to draft language for the forum that …

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    10 Feb 17
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    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Hot Topics lunch Thursday to discuss the child care shortage in Brown County. Brown County childcare provider Erin Kissnser says statewide in Minnesota there are 27 …

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    10 Feb 17