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  • DwightTraxler1

    A 52-year-old Amboy man facing possession of child pornography charges was arrested again last week, the same day he posted a $75,000 bond for his release from jail. Dwight Thomas Traxler was arrested early last …

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    13 Feb 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    The Minnesota Capitol building is in dire need of repair soon, but budget pressures in the Legislature are making the expensive upgrade difficult. The Capitol Preservation Commission has recommended a $241-million renovation plan. The building …

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    13 Feb 12
  • SchoolBus

    A 7-year-old boy and a 47-year-old Arlington man are both dead following an accident in the Wright County community of Montrose Friday morning. State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske says that Robert Mercier of Arlington was …

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    11 Feb 12
  • SherwinShayegan1

    Minnesota is banning the man known as the “Piggyback Bandit” from high school games throughout the state. 28-year-old Sherwin Shayegan has a history of jumping on the backs of high school athletes. The 250-pound man …

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    11 Feb 12
  • PedestrianHit

    A Montgomery man was hit by a semi-truck Friday morning while walking along Highway 19 east of New Prague. The state patrol says that 40-year-old Alex Pettman was walking westbound along the highway when he …

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    11 Feb 12
  • Fatal

    A 51-year-old Edgerton man is dead following a fatal head-on crash Thursday afternoon in southwestern Minnesota. A Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 26-year-old Kirk Bleyenburg of Edgerton was driving the wrong way in the northbound …

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    11 Feb 12
  • Dollars

    The final certified 2012 property tax levy numbers show the elimination of the Market Value Homestead Credit will increase property taxes by $370-million. This means Minnesota now has the highest property tax level in the …

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    11 Feb 12
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce held it’s annual meeting Thursday evening at the Eagle’s Orchid Inn. The theme of the evening was “Groovin’ With The Chamber.” The recipient of the Big Chief Award …

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    10 Feb 12