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  • GodahlDay2013

    Labor Day today (MON) brings the 58th Annual Godahl Day Celebration in the small community on the Brown and Watonwan County line. Hundreds of people attend the annual festival marking the end of the summer …

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    02 Sep 13
  • LaborDay

    For many, Labor Day means department store sales, a three-day weekend and a last blast of summer fun.  The holiday actually originated in New York in 1882 to honor the working class.This prompted a widespread …

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    02 Sep 13
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    02 Sep 13
  • FatalAccident

    A rural Sleepy Eye man was killed in a farm accident Thursday afternoon. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of 77-year-old Donald George Richert in Prairieville Township northwest of Cobden at around …

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    31 Aug 13
  • SWAT

    An Albert Lea man is in custody after allegedly holding a person hostage in his home on Friday. A caller told police about a domestic dispute and said a man with a gun was holding …

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    31 Aug 13
  • Judge

    A Le Center man has been sentenced to 5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography videos. 47-year-old Harold Davenport admitted to knowingly receiving Internet videos showing minors engaged in sexually …

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    31 Aug 13
  • Driver

    A 20-year-old Andover man has been charged with felony theft in Brown County Court after allegedly stealing a car in New Ulm and driving it to the Twin Cities. Justin P. Ekberg had fled from …

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    31 Aug 13
  • BufordRogers

    A federal magistrate is recommending that a judge allow statements made by a Montevideo man be entered into evidence at his weapons trial. Lawyers for Buford “Bucky” Rogers had asked that his statements as well …

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    31 Aug 13