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  • car accident

    Five area teenagers were injured Saturday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 near Omega Avenue east of Hutchinson. According to the state patrol, a 2009 Chevy Traverse driven by an unidentified 16-year-old male …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Road construction

    Weather permitting, construction will begin on Highway 4 in St. James today and motorists will be detoured around the project. Highway 4 will be closed from 8th Avenue North to 11th Avenue North and motorists …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Sibley County Sheriff

    The Sibley County Chief Deputy announces he will file as a candidate for the Office of Sibley County Sheriff. Patrick Nienaber accepted the position of Chief Deputy in 2003. In his tenure as Chief Deputy …

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    30 Apr 18
  • brown trout

    Anglers will have a chance to fish for brown trout in southwestern Minnesota waters as the department of Natural Resources begins stocking operations. Trout stocking operations were delayed because of high water levels earlier this …

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    30 Apr 18
  • Grain bin rescue

    The Courtland Fire Department responded to a call of a 27-year-old man that was trapped inside a grain bin in Courtland on Tuesday evening. The man’s foot was caught by the pressure of the grain, …

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    25 Apr 18
  • sentencing

    A former New Ulm resident was sentenced on two counts of child endangerment Tuesday at Nicollet County District Court. 45-year-old Wendy Sorenson will serve 30 days in prison with four days credited for time served …

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    25 Apr 18
  • daycare

    County officials discussed the state of local child care with the Brown County Board at Tuesday’s meeting. County commissioners say they’re hearing from more parents as concerns grow over a lack of child care in …

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    25 Apr 18
  • Sibley County Sheriff

    The Sibley County Sheriff won’t be seeking re-election this fall, Sheriff Bill Ponath announced he is planning to retire after 30 years in law enforcement. Ponath worked as a deputy from October of 1989 through …

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    25 Apr 18