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    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
  • BurtonEwing

    A man accused of trying to kill his mother at a Nicollet County Park last year was found guilty of attempted murder Monday in a trial that lasted just over an hour. 49-year-old Burton James …

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    10 Sep 13
  • PaulAlonzo

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender is moving to the City of Sleepy Eye later this month, and a Community Notification Meeting is taking place on Thursday. Authorities say that 22-year-old Paul Andrew Alonzo has a …

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    10 Sep 13
  • ComputerCrimeScene

    A 62-year-old Sleepy Eye man accused of making sexual advances to a police officer posing as a 15-year-old girl online was sentenced to 45 days in jail and 3 years of probation in Brown County …

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    10 Sep 13