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  • Welfare fraud

    Nicollet County is putting a dent in welfare and fraud cases. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office announced recently that 5 people were convicted of welfare fraud in 2015. Conditions of the sentences include reimbursement of …

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    02 Feb 16
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    The Office of Traffic Safety says the state had an above-average number of traffic fatalities last month. Yesterday, the office released its preliminary report which stated that 25 people died on Minnesota roads last month. …

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    02 Feb 16
  • winter storm

    A powerful winter storm is bearing down on southern Minnesota and northern Iowa today and the Minnesota Department of Transportation says roads may be closed as conditions become unmanageable. With whiteout conditions and significant drifting …

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    02 Feb 16
  • Sibley East School

    Superintendent Jim Amsden updated the Sibley East School board on the new school facility being built in Gaylord and the remodeling taking place in Arlington at a recent school board meeting. The Gaylord site has …

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    02 Feb 16
  • Grain Belt sign

    August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm has finalized its purchase of the iconic Grain Belt beer sign in Minneapolis and the purchase of the land it sits on. The sale allows the brewery to …

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    02 Feb 16
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    02 Feb 16
  • Iowa Caucus, reminds me of Groundhog Day

    Iowa Caucus, reminds me of Groundhog Day   By Glenn Mollette    I have watched the movie titled Groundhog Day with actor Bill Murray. Looking back I’m wondering if that movie was about the Iowa …

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    01 Feb 16
  • Ambulance

    Authorities believe a murder suicide took place in a Good Thunder home where two bodies were found Friday morning. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s department released preliminary autopsy results Sunday afternoon showing 48-year-old Kimberly Hernandez …

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    01 Feb 16