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  • Legislative session

    Legislators want to help the city of Madelia recover from a fire that burned down most of the downtown district in February. Separate measures in the House of Represenatives and the Senate are scheduled to …

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    10 May 16
  • Driving under the influence

    A Little Falls man has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in a crash that killed his coworker in Nicollet County. Twenty-five-year-old Derek Stavish had been scheduled to stand trial this week after more than …

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    10 May 16
  • Drug bust

    Homeland Security intercepted a package containing more than 100 Ecstasy tablets bound for a Mankato residence. The package was inspected and opened by U.S. Customs and Border Control at an airport in New York. According …

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    10 May 16
  • Highway 14 partnership

    Members of the Highway 14 Partnership say the Senate’s newly revised comprehensive transportation plan underfunds the Corridors of Commerce program, leaving out plans to finish the expansion of Highway 14. Lobbyist for the Highway 14 …

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    10 May 16
  • Janesville teens

    Two Janesville teenagers are honored for helping out a Janesville Police Officer. The pair drove past the officer and noticed him on the ground. When they came around again they saw the suspect kick the …

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    10 May 16
  • Bisonw

    President Obama just signed the National Bison Legacy Act into law, making the North American Bison the official mammal of the United States. Advocates for the bison say they have survived everything from the Ice …

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    10 May 16
  • Schells

    The August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm was named a winner at the 2016 World Beer Cup in Philadelphia May 6. Firebrick received a silver medal in the Vienna Style Lager category at the …

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    09 May 16
  • Springfield

    A Sleepy Eye man is Springfield’s new Postmaster.  Ron Miller began his duties as Postmaster on April 28th and officially became Postmaster on April 29th with the retirement of Postmaster Mary Larson.  Miller’s responsibilities include …

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    07 May 16