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Chamber of Commerce names new president

“In addition to getting to know everybody who I don’t know, or getting to know people I do know a little better, in a little different light, and get their feelings and what they hope the Fairmont Chamber can be,”he said.“And, hopefully, myself and the Chamber can be the best advocate possible for t

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Man faces felony theft count

Dustin Charles Theobald, 36, has been charged with theft, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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Sheriff's Report 8-16-18 | Jackson County Pilot

Aug. 6A deputy towed a vehicle in Jackson from a city street that was previously cited for a parking-over-24-hours violation and still hadn’t been moved.Aug. 7A deputy responded to a report of a train derailment reported by Union Pacific at the Cargill/Miloma elevator. Four cars loaded with corn der

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Residents frustrated by housing policy

Gail Diede, executive director of Friendship Village, said there are 115 units on the campus, as well as 10 units off-site. About half the on-site units are efficiency apartments. The remaining apartments are one-bedroom units, with a handful of two-bedroom units.

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Teen accuses world-famous Mayo Clinic of 'medical kidnapping'

Sherburn, Minnesota (CNN)In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive.


Koons, Schmidtke advance in primary

With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Koons had 47 percent of the vote, while Schmidtke got 34 percent. Potthoff garnered 19 percent.

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New lanes for Highway 60 open - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas

According to MnDOT, west bound traffic on Highway 60 is currently using the new road. Once a precast barrier is moved, east bound traffic will also move to new road.


‘Tackle Cancer’ making return

Participants also can register at the event, which runs from 5-8:30 p.m. The cost of $40 per person includes instruction on football basics, an event T-shirt, a cinch bag, two raffle tickets and two paper footballs to be labeled in memory of or in honor of a loved one.

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Fairmont loses 1-0, ends season

Fairmont draftee Ryan Christopher held steady for the Martins, throwing a complete game in 143 pitches, giving up three hits, which all came in the first four innings, walking two and striking out 10.


Four running for school board

Three seats on the board will be on the ballot this fall, meaning that with the addition of Gibeau, the race will be contested.

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Principal joins Blue Earth Area

Ewing has been the K-12 principal at Butterfield-Odin, which wants him to help with many of the items necessary“to get the school year off on the right foot,”according to Gough.

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Cougar Spotted at Residence Near New Ulm

NEW ULM, Minn. -- Residents of a property near New Ulm are frightened to be at their lakeside home after they spotted an unlikely guest in their yard.Sonny Maurer and Kami Johnson said they heard a roar from some trees one night. Confused, they scanned their property with a flashlight when a large,


Sleepy Eye pork producer 'surprised' by immigration raids

The arrests Wednesday of more than 130 illegal workers in two states — plus 17 people whom authorities said “colluded to create an illegal immigrant workforce” — largely focused on agribusinesses in Nebraska. But by Thursday morning, this southwestern Minnesota community of 3,500 residents was buzzi


160-slot day care in the works for downtown

"It is critical," Deal-Bartell said of the $125,000 City Center Renaissance loan she is seeking from the Mankato Economic Development Authority.


Ramon, Rodriguez rev up for college

While at Fairmont, Ramon was part of the Cardinal girls cross country program that placed in the top 5 at the Class A state meet four times, including the 2016 girls’ team championship.


Dryer fire damages Mankato townhouse

MANKATO — A dryer fire caused about $10,000 in damage to a Mankato townhouse.Firefighters were called to 240 Tanager Path at 12:25 p.m. Saturday. The residents knocked down the fire in a utility room with a fire extinguisher and responding firefighters extinguished the fire, said Deputy Director of


Standoff under way in lower North Mankato

Agencies on hand included North Mankato police, Mankato police, Nicollet County sheriff's department, Le Sueur County sheriff''s department, the regional tactical force and Gold Cross ambulance.


Things to remember about workforce issues

“There’s so many job openings right now in Minnesota,”she said.“Yet we’ve got kids getting degrees they can’t use, and they have a huge student debt load.”


FBI investigation leads to child pornography charges against Mankato man

Marcus Jackson Rosenstein, 44, was charged Friday with numerous counts of possessing and disseminating child pornography in Blue Earth County District Court.


Trio vying for District 4 seat

His District 4 seat, which covers the southwest portion of the county, is open this year. Two other candidates have filed for the position — Richard Koons of Welcome and Neal Potthoff of Dunnell.