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    A man who walked away from a minimum-security prison in Yankton, South Dakota last week is back in custody. Corrections officials say 26-year-old Eric Harcey was apprehended Monday in Scott County. Officials with the Montgomery …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Highway14

    Plans continue to unfold when it comes to expanding Highway 14. Democrat Tim Walz made a stop in Owatonna to tout the passage of the Transportation Bill in Congress and to advocate for a four-lane …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Fire

    No one was hurt in a fire in a duplex in Mapleton Monday afternoon. Fire chief Ben Froehlich says the fire at 513 Central Avenue South apparently started in the kitchen. No one was home …

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    17 Jul 12
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    The Wendinger Band had the crowd toe-tapping and singing along in German Park downtown New Ulm Monday night. The band will be at Bavarian Blast this Saturday. Next Monday’s concert in German Park will feature …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Madelia

    The City of Madelia’s annual Park Days celebration is underway! Park Days 2012 kicked off on Thursday, and runs through Sunday. Madelia Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karla Grev says there are several new events …

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    14 Jul 12
  • MAAE

    The Minnesota Association of Ag Educators held it’s annual banquet this week at Jackpot Junction. Several local-area ag educators were recognized at the banquet, including Rich Bauman of New Ulm. Bauman began his career in …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton has released his personal tax returns for last year. The governor, whose family wealth grew from the Dayton’s department store chain, reported a salary of about $105,000, and another $191,000 in capital gains. …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Drowning

    Authorities have identified the victim in a drowning at Lake Kohlmier in Owatonna on Wednesday. The death of 19-year-old Diego Ortiz Larios of Faribault has been ruled an accidental drowning. The drowning occurred at around …

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    14 Jul 12