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  • Burglary3 (1)

    A 20-year-old Belle Plaine man made an appearance in court Tuesday on a felony burglary charge stemming from the theft of $450 worth of candy. Bradley Scott Christensen is accused of breaking into the Belle …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Deer1

    Dozens of special deer hunts are planned this fall at Minnesota State Parks. The DNR’s Ed Quinn says the hunts are designed to help manage deer numbers and prevent over-browsing. Some state parks will remain …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Arson

    A 16-year-old girl from rural Amboy was charged with 4 felony counts of arson on Monday in Blue Earth County Court. Amanda Rae Ristau is accused of starting a pair of fires Sunday evening on …

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    04 Oct 11
  • redflagfire

    Burning bans continue in numerous local-area counties as conditions remain dry, and a Red Flag fire danger warning is now effect for much of the region. National Weather Service forecaster Byron Paulson says all the …

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    04 Oct 11
  • SpecialElection

    A primary election is being held in Watonwan County today (TUE) to fill a vacant county board seat. The First District Watonwan County Board seat is open following the death of Commissioner Dwayne Krenz. The …

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    04 Oct 11
  • BurnBan

    Burning bans continue in several local-area counties as conditions remain dry. Blue Earth, Renville and Watonwan Counties all enacted burning bans this week. Other southern Minnesota counties with burning bans in place include Brown, Redwood, …

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    04 Oct 11
  • FieldFire

    A combination of dry crops and the wind is being blamed for helping spread at least 5 separate fires in a field near Le Sueur on Monday. The fires occurred on the farm of Bradley …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Truman Sued In Federal Court

    The US Justice Department is suing the City of Truman for not giving a police officer his full-time job back after he served overseas in the military. The lawsuit was filed Friday on behalf of …

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    04 Oct 11