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  • Temperature

    Sunday’s temperatures broke several old records across southern Minnesota. The National Weather Service’s Michelle Margraf says that Chippewa County warmed up the most, with Montevideo hitting 61-degrees and Milan topping out at 60. In New …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Gun

    Two charges of attempted murder are among the 6 counts filed today (MON) against the man accused of shooting four people at the Cook County Courthouse in Grand Marais on Thursday. Forty-two-year-old Daniel Schlienz had …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Graffiti

    Three juveniles and an 18-year-old have been arrested for multiple incidents of vandalism that occurred in Norwood Young America this past summer. The extensive investigation into the crimes concluded this week following the arrests of …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Burglary3

    A string of burglaries at a campground in Madison Lake last month has now led to felony charges being filed against 3 different men. Several camper trailers were broken into at the Lone Pine Campground, …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Baby

    The Springfield Hospital will no longer be delivering new babies as of January 1st. Mayo Clinic Health System says that the decision comes after the loss of half of the hospital’s OB group recently. Springfield …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Henderson

    The Henderson Personnel Committee made it’s recommendations concerning the hiring of a police chief during a special meeting this week. The recommendation was that current Interim Henderson Police Chief Pat Nienaber be appointed the permanent …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Vernon Center Criminal Sex Dismissed

    Nearly 2-dozen counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct and incest filed against a Vernon Center man last year were dropped Wednesday afternoon. 37-year-old Jeremy Giefer was charged with the 23 counts in November of 2010 after …

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    19 Dec 11
  • Nibbe-sm

    The assistant county attorney in Blue Earth County ruled this week that the alleged confession of a Lake Crystal woman accused of murdering her husband can be used in court. The attorney for Jennifer Nibbe …

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    19 Dec 11