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Rural Henderson man critically injured in motorcycle vs. deer crash

KELSO, Minn. (KEYC) — A rural Henderson man was critically injured Monday night when the motorcycle he was driving struck a deer in Kelso Township. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office reports that 54-year-old Martin Hahn, of rural Henderson, struck a deer near the intersection of 391st Ave. and 306th St. shortly after 9 p.m. Monday while he was traveling northbound on 391st Ave.
HENDERSON, MN
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Motorcyclist critically injured in crash with deer

Police car with emergency siren at night. 3D rendered illustration. A Henderson man was critically injured Monday night when his motorcycle struck a deer south of Arlington. Martin Hahn, 54, suffered significant injuries in the crash, according to a press release from the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office. He was transported to Riverview Medical Center in Arlington. Hahn was later airlifted to another hospital. His current condition is unknown.
HENDERSON, MN
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Le Sueur man arrested, charged in connection to drug investigation

LE SUEUR, Minn. (KEYC) — A 42-year-old Le Sueur man was arrested and charged Monday with multiple controlled substances offenses and being in illegal possession of a firearm. Deputies from the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office and Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force agents said they observed...
LE SUEUR, MN
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New Birds Eye facility opens in Waseca

WASECA, Minn. (KEYC) - The city of Waseca will celebrate its newest multi-million dollar Birds Eye vegetable facility today. The $300 million dollar facility will process nearly 185 million pounds, including corn, peas, and rice. This multi-year construction project replaces the current Birds Eye plant with room for future explansion.
WASECA, MN
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Task force arrests Le Sueur man on drug charges

A Le Sueur man is behind bars on multiple drug charges and illegally possessing a firearm. The Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force arrested 42-year-old Ronale Deshun Lewis on Monday. Police initiated a traffic stop after Lewis left an apartment building. About 42 grams of cocaine was discovered...
LE SUEUR, MN
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Two men arrested during MRVDTF drugs, weapons seizure in Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Yesterday, Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force (MRVDTF) Agents arrested two Mankato men on drug and weapons charges. MRVDTF Agents executed a search warrant on an apartment located on Pohl Road in Mankato. They had received numerous complaints of short term traffic and suspicious behavior near the apartment complex.
MANKATO, MN
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Mankato man arrested for alleged cocaine sales

A Mankato man is accused of selling cocaine locally. David Lawrence Holden, 42, faces charges of 1st-degree drug sales and possession. The Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force said in a press release that Holden has been monitored by agents since the beginning of June when they learned he was allegedly selling cocaine in and around Mankato.
MANKATO, MN
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Lonsdale's Baker appointed Community Development Director

Following a month-long search and interview process, the city of St. Peter appointed a new recruit to lead housing and commercial development. On Monday, the St. Peter City Council unanimously appointed Lonsdale City Planner Ben Baker as Community Development Director on the recommendation of City Administrator Todd Prafke. Baker has spent 14 years working in the small Rice County community. There, he has led planning and execution of a large...
LONSDALE, MN
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Southern Minnesota man arrested with over 100 grams of cocaine

BLUE EARTH COUNTY, Minn. – A southern Minnesota man is arrested for bringing drugs to the state from Chicago. The Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force says David Lawrence Holden, 42 of Mankato, was arrested on Friday and booked into the Blue Earth County Jail for first-degree drug sales, first-degree drug possession, and felon in possession of a firearm.
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Geraldine “Gerri” Janice Mendenhall

Geraldine “Gerri” Janice Mendenhall, 79, of New Richland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna, MN. A visitation celebrating her life will be held at Friedrich’s Funeral Home in New Richland on Thursday, June 30, from 4-7 pm with a private family graveside service at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery Willow Creek North on July 1 at 10 am.
NEW RICHLAND, MN
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Kim (Palmquist) McGovern, 51

Kim (Palmquist) McGovern, age 51, of Montgomery, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Memorial visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the St. Peter Funeral Home, 906 N. Washington Ave, St. Peter. Private service will be held for the family.
MONTGOMERY, MN
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Fall fuel costs already a concern

Some farmers are already doing the math on what it might cost to fuel harvest equipment. Tim Waibel grows corn and soybeans in south-central Minnesota and says one of his tractors has a 525-gallon fuel tank and burns about 35 gallons of diesel per hour. “On a big day, we...
COURTLAND, MN
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Gov. Walz allocates funding for public safety, gun violence prevention

LE SUEUR, Minn. (KEYC) — Gov. Tim Walz’s office has announced the use of federal funding for public safety and gun violence protection. The plan includes $4 million for the Minnesota State Patrol and the Department of Natural Resources and nearly $5 million for the Department of Corrections for staffing shortages.
LE SUEUR, MN
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Difficult spring weather leads to summer crops struggling

LE SUEUR, Minn. (KEYC) - This year’s unusually cold spring has been a known issue for farmers. Planting season was pushed back and the true scope of the weather has yet to be seen. But crops that are harvested throughout the summer, such as sweet corn and strawberries, are...
LE SUEUR, MN
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Mankato Public Safety to hold ‘Cops and Bobbers’ event for area kids. Meteorologist Shawn Cable has the latest 4th of July weekend forecast. Future of road construction to be the focus at St. Peter open house tonight. On and off rain chances continue through this week as temperatures...
MANKATO, MN
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Community Based Day Service showing great success in the area

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - MRCI’s Community Based Day Service is continuing to highlight the success stories that this program has established since 2021. ”I am really thankful that this group has come along. That it’s a really good experience for people, do we don’t have to be stuck at home doing absolutely nothing,” said Jessica, a MRCI client.
MANKATO, MN
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