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  • HospitalPatient

    The 19-year-old St. Peter man involved in a double-fatal crash in McLeod County late Saturday morning is in Fair condition at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.  Blake Leonard was driving a Chevy pickup …

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    26 Jun 12
  • FloodedFields

    Sibley County is seeking disaster aid after recent flash floods caused around $80,000 worth of damage to highway culverts and the county’s farm drainage system. Much of the damage came after the flooding caused by …

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    26 Jun 12
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A St. Peter man faces felony charges after allegedly selling drugs in an undercover sting. 45-year-old Russell Schnitzler is accused of meeting with a police informant and selling 52 pills that have been identified as …

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    26 Jun 12
  • VersoFire

    Verso Paper has sent layoff notices to a large portion of its Sartell workforce after a devastating Memorial Day explosion and fire. A spokesman for Verso says that a “clear majority” of the mill’s 259 …

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    26 Jun 12
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter (1)

    Police from New Ulm and Sleepy Eye, as well as Brown County Sheriff’s Office personnel spent around 4 hours searching for a detox escapee on Monday. A 17-year-old female escaped from the Brown County Evaluation …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Crops

    Heavy rain, high winds and hail slowed down Minnesota farmers in the field last week. As of Sunday, topsoil moisture in Minnesota was rated 73% adequate and 21% surplus. Only about 3-and-a-half days were rated …

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    26 Jun 12
  • SeniorCitizens

    There’s just under 1 week left to get in your nominations for the Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen recognition for 2012. The recognition is based mainly on the variety, quality and quantity of community service …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Fatal

    Two people are dead after a head-on crash involving 3 vehicles in McLeod County late Saturday morning. It happened at just before Noon on Highway 15 south of Brownton near the Sibley County line. 19-year-old …

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    25 Jun 12