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FATAL HIGHWAY ACCIDENT IN MURRAY COUNTY

AVOCA, Minn. (AP) — Two South Dakota men have died in a highway crash in southwestern Minnesota. The men were driving separate vehicles when they collided in Murray County Monday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Officials said 26-year-old Alexander Bretsch, Frederick, was northbound on Highway 59 near Avoca [...]

May 5th, 2021|

HOG BARN DEATH NEAR SWEA CITY

The Kossuth County Sheriff's Office issued this press release at 2:38 p.m. Tuesday: On 04-19-2021 at about 9:10 p.m., the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office and Swea City Ambulance were dispatched to 407 390th Street, rural Swea City, for a person found unconscious at a hog-site building. Upon arrival a female [...]

April 21st, 2021|

VACCINATION UPDATE

Update on Local COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Weekly Update: 4/19/21 Vaccination work as of 4/16/21: • Faribault County: 5,276 individuals have received at least their first vaccination for COVID-19. 38.2% of the total population has received at least 1 dose. The percentage of population over age 65 in Faribault County who [...]

April 20th, 2021|

MOTORCYCLE FATALITY IN ESTHERVILLE

On Wednesday, April 7th, at approximately 6:12 pm, 911 Communications Operators received a call of a motorcycle and truck collision that occurred at the intersection of South 8th Street and 2nd Avenue South in Estherville. The caller reported that the motorcyclist was injured and needed an ambulance. Responding officers administered [...]

April 8th, 2021|

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

There will be a strategic planning meeting for Fairmont City Staff and City Council members on Tuesday, April 13th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 112 of the Southern Minnesota Educational Campus building at 115 South Park Street in Fairmont.

April 8th, 2021|

Murder suspect apprehended in Algona

An Iowa man wanted in connection with a murder in Mason City last week was taken into custody Monday afternoon in Algona. According to a release from the Mason City Police Department, an arrest warrant for 37-year-old Benjamin Gonzalez of Mason City was issued on March 31st after law enforcement [...]

April 6th, 2021|

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