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Area men busted in undercover sex sting

WORTHINGTON, MN—Three men — including two from N’West Iowa — have been arrested as part of an undercover sex sting in Worthington, MN.According to court documents, multiple law enforcement agencies met Oct. 11 at the Prairie Justice Center in Worthington in connection with a covert operation that ta

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Family Fun Night set at Fairmont Elementary

“The ECFE program was looking for a way to reach more families and get more people involved so they kind of modified the open gym nights and turned them into Family Fun Nights,”explained Sandy Soelter, a parent educator at the school.

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Teen killed in collision east of Sheldon

SHELDON—A teenager was killed and another person was injured in a two-vehicle collision shortly after noon Friday, Oct. 19, near Sheldon.Sixteen-year-old Ryan Otis Pederson of Hartley died of injuries suffered in the crash at about 12:10 p.m. at the intersection of 330th Street, a gravel road, and O

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-10-20 15:53:00

One of the easiest things to do is to sit back, complain and do nothing else.

The Windom area has plenty of people who can quickly grasp a community problem. However, very few are willing to educate themselves, or put in the effort to help solve the problem.


Two charged after naked man allegedly flees police through muddy field | Southern Minnesota News

Tyler Timmy Tester, age 24, of Mapleton, and Hunter Edmond Schwichtenberg, age 20, of Mankato were charged in Blue Earth County Friday.

SOUTHERN MINNESOTA NEWS - 2018-10-19 17:50:27

Sleepy Eye teen injured in farm accident dies

Kaleb Fischer, 19, was injured while repairing a manure spreader at 17003 255th Ave. south of Sleepy Eye. Family members found Fischer at 11 a.m., according to the Sheriff's Office.

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-10-20 01:41:00

Fairmont hosts HFC in 2A girls soccer clash

HFC improved to 11-4-2 by outdueling No. 2-seeded Waconia in a quarterfinal shootout, 4-2, after playing to a scoreless tie through regulation and overtime Saturday.


North Mankato teen charged with gun, drug possession

A state trooper located the vehicle speeding in Mankato, pulled it over and observed suspected marijuana in the front seat, according to a court document. A search of the vehicle allegedly found a handgun and marijuana wax.

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-10-19 20:30:00

Inmate charged for assaulting jailer

ROCK RAPIDS—A Sioux Falls, SD, man already doing time faces another charge for assaulting a Lyon County jailer Thursday, Oct. 18.

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Two people injured after vehicle collides with a store in Spencer, IA

SPENCER, Iowa (KUOO) – Two people were taken to the hospital Wednesday when a vehicle drove through a storefront in Spencer, Iowa.


Three Dozen Minnesota Organizations Face Fines From MPCA

In MPCA's third quarter round of enforcement, a total of $203,000 in fines were issued to 39 businesses in 26 Minnesota counties.


Man accused of abusing his granddaughter

According to court records, the charges are based on “a minor child reports sexual contact between herself and her grandfather, Michael Montgomery, at least once every month for approximately two years, during the ages of 7 and 8.”


County sells Sara Park - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas

According to Board Chair Donna Gravley, the park, which is located on Lake Augusta, was sold for $10,000 to a Heron Lake woman. Proceeds from the park sale will be used to upgrade existing county parks.


Man charged with felony theft

Christopher Michael Hill, 41, has been charged with theft, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.


Inclusive Playground Will Benefit Entire Community

"A sentence that really hits home is, 'we would never deny students access to the classroom,' however every day we deny students access to a playground," Task Force Committee Member Kristin Tietje said.


Jays sweep St. James, will host section playoff match against Fairmont

The Waseca Bluejays volleyball team earned the season sweep and second 3-0 victory over the St. James Area Saints on Tuesday night, earning its ninth win just in front of section seeding selection time.Waseca 3, St. James 0(25-15, 25-19, 25-16)


Three out-of-area men arrested in undercover sex sting

According to court documents, multiple law enforcement agencies met Oct. 11 in Worthington in connection to an undercover operation led by the Minnesota Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force aimed at targeting adults who solicit minors for commercial sex.The undercover agent played the role of


Separate Brown County farm accidents kill two men

NEW ULM, Minn. (KMSP) - UPDATE: Kaleb Fischer, the man involved in the farming accident in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota Wednesday, died at Hennepin County Medical Center Friday just before 7 p.m. due to injuries he sustained in the accident. Two men died Wednesday after two separate farming accidents in B


Alleged drug dealer charged with meth sales; Sold to police informant - Austin Daily Herald

Amanda Ray Gilles, 32, of Austin was charged on Tuesday in Mower County District Court with felony first-degree drugs-sale of 17 grams or more of methamphetamine within a 90-day period and two counts of felony second-degree drugs-sale of 10 grams or more of a narcotic other than heroin.


Fairmont volleyball starts playoffs on road; MCW hosts opener

Fairmont (6-18) opens sub-section action against the No. 4-seeded Waseca Bluejays (9-7) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Waseca.