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I-90 closed near Blue Earth due to crash

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (KEYC) - A portion of I-90 near Blue Earth has closed due to a crash. The Minnesota Department of Transportations says eastbound I-90 west of Blue Earth is temporarily closed due to a crash. Traffic is being detoured; drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes. For updated...
BLUE EARTH, MN
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Prison sentence for man who attacked woman in Ventura

MASON CITY, Iowa – Attacking a woman is sending a Kensett man to prison. John Daniel Murphy, 30, has been sentenced to up to 10 years behind bars for pleading guilty to first-degree theft. Police said Murphy beat and robbed a woman in Ventura on March 31. He was...
VENTURA, IA
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Audrey Fay (Nelson) Severson

Audrey Fay (Nelson) Severson died in the arms of her daughter at Thorncrest Senior Living Community on Sunday, June 26, 2022, of natural causes. A funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at 11AM at Bonnerup Funeral & Cremation Services in Albert Lea. The family will receive friends at a visitation one hour prior to the service.
ALBERT LEA, MN
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Austin’s annual Freedom Fest 4th of July celebration to be held July 1st-4th

Austin’s annual Freedom Fest celebration for the 4th of July will be getting underway Friday evening, and activities will continue throughout the rest of the long holiday weekend. The Austin Enhancement Group was recently established to help organize Austin’s 4th of July Freedom Fest, and group member Taylor Bliese talked with KAUS about what the group’s main role will be with the celebration moving forward….
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Austin nursing home offering CNA certification on the clock

(ABC 6 News) - In February of this year, statistics from the State Department of Employment and Economic Development show that certified nursing assistants, or CNAs, are the sixth most in-demand job in the state. That job is now the fifth most in-demand in the state. One care center in...
AUSTIN, MN
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Northwood woman charged with lying to get thousands of dollars in state aid

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – A Worth County woman is accused of cheating the State of Iowa out of housing and food assistance. Jennifer Hope Mikesell, 45 of Northwood, is charged with ongoing criminal conduct, first-degree theft, and first-degree fraudulent practice. She’s accused of lying to the Iowa Department of Human Services to receive $10,067 in aid.
NORTHWOOD, IA
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Inmate charged in fellow inmate’s death at Thomson prison

THOMPSON, Ill. (KWQC) - A United States Penitentiary Thompson inmate was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on murder, assault, and possession of a weapon after the death of another inmate. Houston A. Clyde, 25, is charged with second-degree murder, assault resulting in serious bodily injury and possession of...
ROCKFORD, IL
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Infrasound Announces Dates for Equinox Edition This Fall

Infrasound Equinox is set to return for another surreal weekend at Harmony Park Music Garden in Clarks Grove, MN on October 6-9. Known for its unique lineups, top-notch production, and designer sound systems, Infrasound Music Festival is an intimate gathering where everyone is family. Additionally, camping under the oaks nestled right between all of the stages is a dream and part of what makes this event so special.
CLARKS GROVE, MN
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Austin Bruins Main Camp Begins

(ABC 6 News) -- Tuesday was day one of the Austin Bruins' main camp with many hopeful players trying to make the cut. Walter Zacher is a returning forward on the team and anticipates good things and expectations from his new future teammates. "Looking forward to meeting the new guys,"...
AUSTIN, MN
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Jay Enderson with the Albert Lea American Legion Baseball team

Aaron talked with Jay Enderson about the Albert Lea American Legion Baseball team going 3-1 at the Firecracker tournament in Rochester over the weekend, and Wednesday’s game at home against the Rochester A’s and Thursday’s game at home against Owatonna. Both games start at 6:30.
ALBERT LEA, MN
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Man accused of Austin robbery to be charged with Rochester crimes

(ABC 6 News) - A man connected with at least one Austin robbery will now face charges in Olmsted County Court. Adrick Mims of Rochester was arrested Friday, June 24, in connection with a robbery at Ankeny's #4 in Austin. Lt. Tom Faudskar with the Rochester police department said Mims...
ROCHESTER, MN
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Newcom named 2022 Iowa Mother of Merit

Joy Newcom, Forest City, was named an Iowa Mother of Merit for 2022 by the Iowa Mothers Association, a chapter of American Mothers, Inc. She is the daughter of Gay and Fran Bowden, West Union. She was formally recognized at the Iowa Mothers Annual Conference in Des Moines in May. Also recognized were Kelly Polson of Harlan, another Mother of Merit, and the 2022 Iowa Mother of the Year, Nancy Boettger of Harlan, a former State of Iowa Senator and hospital director of education.
IOWA STATE
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Wednesday June 29th Local Sports

AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins at Cleveland — pre-game 5:30, first pitch 6:10. CLEVELAND (AP) — Jorge Polanco drove in three runs in his first game back from the injured list and rookie Josh Winder pitched six stellar innings as the Minnesota Twins earned a day-night doubleheader split with a 6-0 win over the Cleveland Guardians. Amed Rosario’s clutch two-run single in the eighth inning rallied Cleveland to a 3-2 win in the opener, snapping the Guardians’ five-game losing streak. Polanco came off an IL stint for lower back tightness and cracked a two-run homer off rookie Konnor Pilkington as the Twins restored their lead in the AL Central to three games over the Guardians. Winder didn’t allow a run in six innings. Byron Buxton and José Miranda homered in the second game for Minnesota.
FOREST CITY, IA
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