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  • Assault Sentencing

    A 22-year-old Grove City man has been sentenced 180 days in jail, seven years of probation and a $1,000 fine on a second-degree assault charge in connection to a July 3rd incident that included shooting …

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    18 Aug 11
  • Paynesville Airport Improvements

    The Paynesville Municipal Airport will be seeing some improvements in the near future with the help of recently approved federal funding. A federal grant of $147,250 will be used to improve its runway, taxiway and …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Burning Bales Block Roads

    Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating those responsible for putting hay bales and cornstalks on roads and setting them on fire. Deputies were called at 2 a.m. Tuesday about …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Superintendent to Retire

    Eden Valley-Watkins plans to hire a full-time superintendent next year to replace Larry Peterson. The St. Cloud Times reports Peterson is leaving June 30th. Peterson is in his 11th year on the job. The 62-year-old …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Pollution Penalty

    A Chanhassen company, Roberts Automatic Products, will pay a civil penalty of almost nine thousand dollars to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for alleged hazardous waste violations. MPCA Officials say the violations involved the evaluation, …

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    16 Aug 11
  • Arson Investigation

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an arson fire at a home south of Dassel Friday evening. Authorities say the home was under foreclosure and was not occupied. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says …

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    16 Aug 11
  • Interns Day at Dassel Ranch

    Six community leaders met with Lakeview Ranch Interns, Nurses and Laurence Colaizy, Director of the MN Dept of Health, Office of Rural Health & Primary Care Internship Program. The luncheon was held at Dassel Lakeview …

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    15 Aug 11
  • Shooting Investigation

    A 51-year-old man faces possible charges after a shooting in New Ulm early Saturday morning. Authorities say on Saturday morning at about 2:30, a 53 year old man suffered a non-life threatening injury after being …

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    15 Aug 11