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  • FatalCrash

    A fatal crash took place on Highway 23 near the City of Cottonwood Monday night. A 2000 Buick LeSabre was travelling on Lyon County Road 32 and failed to stop at the intersection with Highway …

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    27 Jun 12
  • Hwy 14 Expansion Plans

    Governor Dayton announced “immediate action” on Highway 14 safety improvements in Mankato today (TUE). The 4-lane expansion of the highway from Mankato to New Ulm is a project that area residents have been calling for …

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    26 Jun 12
  • HospitalPatient

    The 19-year-old St. Peter man involved in a double-fatal crash in McLeod County late Saturday morning is in Fair condition at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.  Blake Leonard was driving a Chevy pickup …

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    26 Jun 12
  • FloodedFields

    Sibley County is seeking disaster aid after recent flash floods caused around $80,000 worth of damage to highway culverts and the county’s farm drainage system. Much of the damage came after the flooding caused by …

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    26 Jun 12
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A St. Peter man faces felony charges after allegedly selling drugs in an undercover sting. 45-year-old Russell Schnitzler is accused of meeting with a police informant and selling 52 pills that have been identified as …

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    26 Jun 12
  • VersoFire

    Verso Paper has sent layoff notices to a large portion of its Sartell workforce after a devastating Memorial Day explosion and fire. A spokesman for Verso says that a “clear majority” of the mill’s 259 …

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    26 Jun 12
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter (1)

    Police from New Ulm and Sleepy Eye, as well as Brown County Sheriff’s Office personnel spent around 4 hours searching for a detox escapee on Monday. A 17-year-old female escaped from the Brown County Evaluation …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Crops

    Heavy rain, high winds and hail slowed down Minnesota farmers in the field last week. As of Sunday, topsoil moisture in Minnesota was rated 73% adequate and 21% surplus. Only about 3-and-a-half days were rated …

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    26 Jun 12