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Fraud right here in the city of Faribault

"Ya got trouble folks, right here in River City ... trouble with a capital "T" and that rhymes with "P" and that stands for pool." The con man, Harold Hill, spoke these words in Meredith Wilson's Broadway musical "The Music Man." He masqueraded as a music professor and convinced the people to start

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 18:51:00

Dakota County Jail Inmate Attacked Correctional Deputy: Attorney

The inmate felt he was being treated unfairly so he decided to "pop off" one of the deputies, according to the criminal complaint. HASTINGS, MN - A jail inmate is accused of punching a correctional deputy several times in the face this month. County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Aziz Holme

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:16:42

Grant connecting Faribault kids with cops is back

All entities involved in administering the Terrorism Recruitment Prevention Grant agree on two things. The first is that the name of the grant is misleading and the second is that the program is overwhelmingly positive for Faribault kids. Last week, the Rice County Sheriff's Office agreed to handle

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 21:15:00

Two arrested following early morning chase

MANKATO - Two people are in custody following a police chase that started in Mankato early Tuesday morning. Police attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Angel Sabillon, 29, of Cleveland, on Highway 22 near South Victory Drive at 12:25 a.m. A pursuit into Blue Earth County ended after officers deploy

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 15:44:00

Turkey barn a total loss, including poultry, in Saturday morning fire south of Faribault

An area farm lost a flock of turkeys Saturday morning after a fire destroyed the structure. At 7:03 a.m. Saturday, the Faribault Fire Department, Rice County Sherriff's Office and North Memorial Ambulance responded to a turkey barn fire at 24811 Cabot Ave. just south of Faribault, Minnesota. Upon a


KEYC - Three Arrested After Search Warrant Conducted in Le Sueur County

On March 5th at approximately 4:00 p.m.the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office along with members of the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force executed a search warrant at 320 North Rice Street in the City of Kasota. As a result of the search warrant, over a pound and a half of marijuana, m

KEYC - 2018-03-22 02:17:00

Faribault Fitness Club offers free classes, discounted packages

The Faribault Fitness Club will offer free classes and discounted apparel and memberships the week of March 26. The club - a program of the Faribault Parks & Recreation Department - offers classes ranging from Zumba, to P90X to BODYSHRED, plus much more, at the Washington Recreation Center, located

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 15:05:00

'Music is a prayer': Faribault woman finds her voice in Owatonna hospice

FARIBAULT - An intractable rule of life is that you will die some day. For most of us, the time and place and manner of death are yet to be decided. But Mandy Blume has a pretty good idea of what may eventually kill her: cancer. Blume, who lives in Faribault, was first diagnosed with cancer when she

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-20 15:24:00

Free blood pressure checks Wednesdays at Faribault Senior Living

With all the changes in healthcare happening in our country, one thing that will not change is the free blood pressure checks that happen on Wednesdays between noon and 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Center. We thank the following locations for volunteering their staff to come and provide this free servi

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-20 17:45:00

Jerry Springer: My talk show isn't for people with serious problems

TownNews.com Content Exchange Jerry Springer insists nobody with a "serious problem" should go on his TV talk show to fix it. The 74-year-old star has welcomed an array of wild and wacky guests onto 'The Jerry Springer Show' since it launched in 1991, with memorable episodes including, "I Married A

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:00

Chrissy Metz recalls abuse details

Chrissy Metz has detailed the emotional and physical abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather. The 'This Is Us' actress - who was eight years old when her father walked out on their family - admitted her mother, Denise, never saw how she was treated by the man named Trigger, but recalled ho

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:00

Mike Shinoda has been 'all over the place' since Chester Bennington's death

Mike Shinoda admits he's been "all over the place" since Chester Bennington committed suicide in 2017. The 41-year-old musician starred alongside Chester in Linkin Park, and he's experienced a "rollercoaster" of emotions since he took his own life. Mike explained: "[Chester's passing] affected every

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

Busy Philipps treated for sunburnt eyeballs

Busy Philipps is recovering after sunburning her eyeballs. The 'Vice Principals' star she was treated for a condition called Photokeratitis at the Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, where she stayed overnight on Tuesday (03.20.18). Busy, 38, revealed on Instagram: "I'M FINE! This is just my vibe,

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Manic Street Preachers face an uncertain future

TownNews.com Content Exchange Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire admits the band face an uncertain future amid a changing music landscape. The 49-year-old bassist and his bandmates - James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore - are set to release their 13th studio album 'Resistance Is Futile' in April, but

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

Orbital set to play at Hacienda Classical's shows

TownNews.com Content Exchange Orbital are to star at Hacienda Classical's shows in London on June 15 and in Bedfordshire on September 2. The English electronic duo - who consist of brothers Phil and Paul Hartnoll - will become the first of the very special guests for Hacienda Classical's shows at 20

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

COURT REPORTS: Driver of stolen vehicle leads police on a chase, crashes into snowbank

A man who led police on a chase through town, crashed into a Wapacuta Park snow bank and was found hiding in the bed of a nearby pickup Wednesday is facing felony charges for receiving stolen property and fleeing an officer. According to a criminal complaint filed in Rice County court, an officer sp


Five injured in two separate Montgomery crashes

MONTGOMERY - Five people were injured in two unrelated crashes Friday at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 28 in Le Sueur County about three miles north of Montgomery. The first crash happened just before noon and involved three cars. Lisa Marie Helmbrecht, 48, of New Prague, was headi


Frankie Bridge's husband doesn't want more kids

Frankie Bridge would have to "convince" her husband to have more children. The Saturdays singer is undecided as to whether she would like to have more siblings for sons Parker, four, and Carter, two, but her spouse Wayne can't see the appeal of having a third child. Asked if she wants more children,


Kidnapping, sex trafficking charges lead from Treasure Island hotel room

An arrest warrant was issued for a Rosemount man earlier in March following an investigation of criminal activity at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in October of 2017. Thomas Lee Kirven, 29, was taken into custody March 7 on felony charges of kidnapping, first-degree sex trafficking, cause or permi