Minnesota
  • Fire

    Several area fire departments were called back out to a farm in rural Springfield on Monday after a fire that had been extinguished Saturday night re-ignited. Firefighters from Springfield, Sleepy Eye, Comfrey and Darfur responded …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CriminalSex

    A 42-year-old Winthrop man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges over accusations that he sexually abused a girl for several years, beginning when she was around 15-years-old. There were allegedly multiple incidents of abuse which …

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    11 Sep 13
  • HalfStaffFlag

    Governor Dayton has ordered that all flags fly at half-staff today (WED), on the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.  At least three Minnesotans were killed that day.  Thomas Burnett Junior of Bloomington was …

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    11 Sep 13
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    The Sleepy City Council on Tuesday approved a preliminary tax levy for next year that could potentially lower resident’s taxes. The 2014 preliminary Sleepy Eye property tax levy is nearly $40,000 less than this year’s …

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    11 Sep 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School Board recently approved a resolution calling for a pair of levy referendum questions to be put before voters this November. The district will first be asking Springfield area residents to renew the …

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    11 Sep 13
  • Pheasant

    A long winter followed by a cold, wet spring has contributed to a significant decrease in Minnesota’s pheasant population. The Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota’s pheasant index declined 29% from 2012, reflecting trends seen …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CropDustingHelicopter

    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a crop-dusting helicopter crashed near Arlington Friday morning. The Sibley County Sheriff’s office says that 28-year-old Daniel Lee of Belle Plaine was flying for Scott’s Helicopter Services of …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Crash

    A New Ulm woman was injured in a 3-vehicle collision in Mankato Monday morning. It happened at just before 8am on the Highway 169 ramp to Riverfront Drive. An Olds Alero driven by 18-year-old Emily …

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    10 Sep 13