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  • Miguel Vasquez

    Miguel Vasquez’s murder trial began Wednesday.  Vasquez is accused of killing and dismembering his girlfriend Amber Lechuga in September 2014 in rural Brown County.  Prior to the start of the trial, the defense again requested …

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    03 Nov 16
  • fatal  car crash

    A Good Thunder woman was killed in an accident at the intersection of Blue Earth County Roads 156 and 10 Wednesday evening.  The state patrol says a 2012 Nissan driven by Allison Drouilhet and a …

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    03 Nov 16
  • American Red Cross

    A blood donation opportunity is taking place today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) at Gustavus Adolphus College from 11:30 – 5:30 each day.  To make an appointment to give blood download the free Red Cross Blood …

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    02 Nov 16
  • Harvest

    Minnesota farmers faced a challenging week for combining and tilling with wet conditions across much of the state.  Farmers harvested 20 percent of the corn for grain during the week and some feel that harvest …

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    02 Nov 16
  • New Ulm Police

    The New Ulm Police Department is currently investigating three separate incidents.  Police received a criminal damage to property report Tuesday morning.  A New Ulm Public Utilities truck was travelling in the 200 block of Summit …

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    02 Nov 16
  • MnDotLogow

    Among the highway construction projects that are coming to an end is the Highway 14 project.  Finishing touches will be completed in the next couple of weeks between Nicollet and Mankato.  A three-month detour was …

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    02 Nov 16
  • Fire

    The name of the victim killed in the fire northeast of Sleepy Eye on 260th Street Sunday night has been released.  According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Department, the homeowner Glen Mangen was identified as …

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    01 Nov 16
  • Firefighters

    The investigation continues into the fire northeast of Sleepy Eye Sunday night that killed one person and injured another.  Brown County dispatch received the call a little after 8 Sunday night on 260th Street and …

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    01 Nov 16