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  • Dassel Cokato Schools

    On Sunday evening, Dassel-Cokato School officials were made aware of a vague threat written on the wall of a high school storage room which said “People will die 4/19/16.” Students can access the storage room …

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    20 Apr 16
  • McLeod County Highway Department

    The McLeod County Intersection Sign Replacement project is underway. County Engineer John Brunkhorst says the county-wide project began Monday and will not include any road closures, but stationary construction vehicles may be present along various …

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    20 Apr 16
  • School Board Election

    A man who previously sued the Sibley East School District has won a seat on its school board. The Mankato Free Press reports farmer Nathan Kranz won the special election to fill a vacancy on …

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    20 Apr 16
  • court

    (Fargo ND/AP) A Minnesota man who robbed a bank in North Dakota has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison. Authorities say Jeremy Fahleen, of Litchfield, Minnesota, entered a Gate City Bank …

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    19 Apr 16
  • burning ban lifted

    The burning restrictions that went into effect on April 15th for McLeod County have been lifted effective today (April 19th). The McLeod County Fire Chief’s urge people to still use caution when burning. Authorities say people …

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    19 Apr 16
  • School Board Election

    Six candidates are vying to fill a short-term vacancy on the Sibley East School Board. A special election will be held today (Tuesday) to fill a vacant seat on the board that opened after school …

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    19 Apr 16
  • early planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warm and dry conditions in the past week have allowed Minnesota farmers to begin planting in earnest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday in its weekly crop progress report …

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    19 Apr 16
  • Fatal Crash

    Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in a two-vehicle crash in Meeker County Friday night. She’s identified as 36-year-old Christina Crottier of Litchfield. She died at the scene. Five others were seriously …

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    18 Apr 16