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  • BenWestphal

    A 19-year-old St. Peter man has been eliminated from the FOX television show “The X-Factor.” Gustavus Adolphus College Sophomore Ben Westphal submitted an online audition tape in May and made it to the show’s “Boot …

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    11 Oct 12
  • MadeliaSchool

    Madelia High School is celebrating it’s Homecoming this week, and new Homecoming Royalty was crowned to help kick off the festivities. The Madelia Homecoming King is David Streit, and the Homecoming Queen is Chalina Whitney. …

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    11 Oct 12
  • FatalCrash

    An Edgerton man is dead following a semi-truck accident in southwestern Minnesota Tuesday afternoon. 54-year-old Randy Brouwer was killed when his truck hauling hay crashed over a guardrail on Highway 59 north of Marshall at …

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    10 Oct 12
  • WisconsinCapitol

    A Minnesota man is accused of breaking into the Wisconsin Capitol through a fifth-floor window. 21-year-old Andrew Bishop of Roseville apparently scaled the outside of the Capitol while he was intoxicated on Sunday and smashed …

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    10 Oct 12
  • SchoolBus

    The court hearing of a 72-year-old school bus driver accused of slapping a 6-year-old boy was canceled Tuesday. Blue Earth Area school bus driver Jane Elizabeth Brooks faces a misdemeanor 5th-degree assault charge for allegedly …

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    10 Oct 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Sibley County Board discussed the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project for nearly 2 hours on Tuesday before deciding to take no further action at this time. The $70-million project would bring high-speed internet, as well as …

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    10 Oct 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board has announced 3 finalists for the open county administrator position. Former Nicollet County Administrator Bob Podhradsky retired in June after 22 years on the job, and Nicollet County Auditor-Treasurer Bridgette Kennedy …

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    10 Oct 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests are advancing well ahead of last year’s pace as well as the 5-year averages. In its weekly crop progress report, the USDA said Tuesday that 95% of Minnesota’s soybean crop …

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    10 Oct 12