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  • sentencing

    A 24-year-old Le Sueur man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court to fatally stabbing his friend’s grandfather in the man’s Eden Prairie home last summer. Nathan Foth admitted Tuesday he stabbed to death …

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    11 May 17
  • criminal charges

    A St. James woman pleaded guilty last month to criminal sexual conduct with a 9-year-old juvenile and was sentenced Wednesday. Nineteen-year-old Kaitlyn Jo Gleason’s sentence includes credit for time served, probation for 10 years and …

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    11 May 17
  • Butterfield

    In a 4-3 vote, the Butterfield Odin School Board settled with the district’s former superintendent. A lawsuit was brought against the school board by Lisa Shellum in December alleging multiple violations and seeking monetary damages …

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    11 May 17
  • solar garden

    The St. Peter City Council approved a partnership with the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency recently on a program which could include the construction of a community solar array. The purchase of a 10-foot by …

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    11 May 17
  • Hometown Hero Stephanie Olson

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero is a Fairfax woman who acted quickly to save a life. A customer came into the Fairfax Casey’s General Store for lunch on an ordinary January day and before she …

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    11 May 17
  • guilty of charges

    The second teen who was trespassing on a rural Madelia property in January pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit burglary. Nineteen-year-old Kyle Thomas Nason of Sleepy Eye admitted he was outside the home of …

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    10 May 17
  • criminal charges

    A Belle Plaine man is found guilty of two counts of first degree assault and one count each of second-degree manslaughter and third-degree assault in the death of his 2-month-old son. Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Scott Sunblad …

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    10 May 17
  • handcuffs

    A New Ulm man was charged Monday with two counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for inappropriately touching a 4-year-old girl. Fifty-eight-year-old Lynn Arvin Zimanski touched the girl’s buttocks on multiple occasions in 2016. According …

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    10 May 17