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  • Fire department

    The Sleepy Eye Fire Department responded to a chemical fire at Mathiowetz Construction in Leavenworth Wednesday morning. Four trucks responded to the call of a chemical reaction in the shop that caused a fire. Fire …

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    27 Jul 17
  • Fire

    Comfrey fire crews were called out Wednesday night for a fire that destroyed an abandoned farm house on Brown County Road 16. A Brown County Sheriff’s Deputy was on patrol by the farmsite when he …

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    27 Jul 17
  • Road construction

    Construction on Highway 14 from Sleepy Eye to Springfield is continuing. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation construction began at the Del Monte railroad tracks in Sleepy Eye and is heading west toward Cobden. …

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    27 Jul 17
  • Ted Marti

    Businessman and August Schell Brewery president Ted Marti of New Ulm was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame Wednesday with four other business people from around the state. Each year, Twin Cities Business Magazine …

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    27 Jul 17
  • Indian Island Winery

    Indian Island Winery of Janesville receved awards recently at the 11th annual Mid-American Wine competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, Iowa. Indian Island Winery took home two silver medals …

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    27 Jul 17
  • tracking device

    A 49-year-old Eagle Lake man is facing charges for allegedly hiding a tracking device on his soon-to-be-ex-wife’s vehicle. Joseph Richard Sohn is charged with one count of stalking with intent to injure and one count …

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    26 Jul 17
  • Arlingtonw

    During a recent meeting, the Arlington City Council received news that the Minnesota Department of Transportation speed study determined that the 45 mile per house zone should be revised to a 40 mile per hour …

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    26 Jul 17
  • taxes

    The Nicollet County Board implemented a half-cent sales tax at Tuesday’s meeting to pay for road and bridge projects in the county. The sales tax is estimated to garner around $868,000 a year that will …

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    26 Jul 17