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  • New Auburn fire

    Firefighters in Sibley County were busy Sunday fighting a fire at a former hotel and bar in New Auburn. According to reports on Facebook, the structure had at one time been a hotel, but was …

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    16 May 16
  • butterfield odin schoolw

    The Butterfield-Odin School Board conducted an interview Thursday and agreed to enter into contract negotiations wit h a Superintendent to fill the role that will be vacant July 1. After an hour-long meeting the board …

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    16 May 16
  • Marijuana buds

    St. James Police discovered 118 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop recently. Efren Ramirez Barron has been charged with 5th degree sale and 5th degree possession. According to authorities an officer stopped the vehicle …

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    16 May 16
  • Butterfield

    The Butterfield City Council appointed a new member recently to fill the rest of the term for Doug Meyer who resigned from the council in late April. Sydney Berg was welcomed to the council. The …

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    16 May 16
  • Sibley East School

    Ground breaking for Sibley East’s new junior high and elementary school is set for Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held north of the existing school in an area that will be the …

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    16 May 16
  • criminal charges

    A 17-year-old Springfield teenager has been charged with inappropriate sexual conduct. Jevan Thomas Richert was charged with felony first-degree sexual conduct, felony indecent exposure and three gross misdemeanor counts of 5th degree criminal sex conduct. …

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    14 May 16
  • candlelight vigil

    Supports of the family of the missing University of Minnesota student from St. Peter held a vigil Friday evening at the River of Life Lutheran Church. Twenty-year-old David Michael Miller has been missing since Tuesday …

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    14 May 16
  • motorcyclecrash

    A 16-year-old Owatonna girl suffered serious injuries Thursday afternoon when the motorcycle she was riding on was involved in a crash with a semi-truck on Highway 14 just east of Owatonna. The driver of the …

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    14 May 16