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  • JulianneOrtman

      A local area lawmaker’s US Senate campaign has been accused of making “Robocalls” to activists within her party in violation of state law. Three complaints have been filed with the Office of the Minnesota …

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    14 Mar 14
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    14 Mar 14
  • Jobs

    Our state’s unemployment rate held steady in January at 4.7%, and Minnesota employers added 600 jobs. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says that leisure and hospitality led all sectors in January with 3,000 new jobs. …

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    14 Mar 14
  • StPatricksDay

    St. Patrick’s Day is this coming Monday, and several area communities will be celebrating over the next few days. Belle Plaine holds its annual festivities on Saturday. The day begins with a Noon Mass at …

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    14 Mar 14
  • ZachJunkermeier

    Authorities have released the name of the 18-year-old from Lake Lillian who was killed in an avalanche while snowmobiling in Montana. was buried under 6-feet of snow in the “extremely large” Yellowstone Park avalanche at …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Fire

    Six people were hospitalized after a house fire broke out in the City of Hector Tuesday evening. Fire crews from Hector and Buffalo Lake responded to the fire at the home on Douglas Avenue East …

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    13 Mar 14
  • SibleyEastFire

    The cleanup continues at Sibley East High School in Arlington after a fire broke out in the school’s Industrial Arts area on February 25th. Students were evacuated to a church across the street after materials …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Scam

    The Sleepy Eye Police Department has issued a scam alert for area businesses. Investigators say that a white male was at a Sleepy Eye business recently and paid cash for his purchase, but during the …

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    13 Mar 14