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Rescheduled Splash Bash will be held today

After rainy, stormy weather on Saturday prompted postponement, the Windom Municipal Swimming Pool will hold its rescheduled Splash Bash event this evening, starting at 5 p.m. The event will feature several games and contests for participants in four age groups. Concessions will be available throughout the event and music will...
WINDOM, MN
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Elderly couple loses money in social security scam

A Windom couple lost money to a con artist, recently, in a scam that involved a supposed social security number problem. The elderly couple received a call from a man who claimed to be with the government. The man reported that one of the couple’s social security numbers had been stolen and that it had been used illegally in seveal states. The couple was then instructed to purchase gift cards and to then provide the caller with the numbers from those cards.
WINDOM, MN
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Girls 10 and under summer softball teams

Springfield had three 10 and under girls softball teams in the Southern Star Softball League this summer. They all played well. Girls from each of the three teams combined to go to state this year. See more photos in this week's issue of the Springfield Advance-Press.
SPRINGFIELD, MN
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Rosella C. Windschitl

Rosella C. Windschitl age 100, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on August 5, 2022, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be on Thursday from...
SLEEPY EYE, MN
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Charles J. Huiras

Charles J. Huiras age 85, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on August 6, 2022, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Funeral Mass will be held at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs, Leavenworth, on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be on Saturday 10 to 11 am at the church prior to the service. The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl.
SLEEPY EYE, MN
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Esther Windschitl

Esther Windschitl age 75, of Comfrey, MN, died on August 7, 2022, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, St. James. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Friday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the church. There will be a parish prayer service at 4pm at the funeral home on Thursday.
COMFREY, MN
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GRANADA MAN INJURED IN MANKATO ACCIDENT

A Granada man suffered injuries in an accident Monday afternoon in Mankato. Robert Eugene Kesselring, Junior, 55 was driving a 1967 Chevrolet pickup that collided with a 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Brian Eugene Crock, 49, of Mankato. The collision between the southbound vehicles happened at the intersection of Highway 22 and Adams Street at 5:19 P.M. Monday. Kesselring was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato with what were described in the Patrol Report as non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in the pickup, Robert Eugene Kesselring, Sr., 86, of Winnebago, had no apparent injury and Crock, the driver of the Jeep, was also uninjured in the incident.
MANKATO, MN
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Sleepy Eye gets Vietnam-Era Huey Helicoptor For Display

After months of fundraising and community support, a Vietnam-era helicopter has arrived in Sleepy Eye, where it will be displayed at a local park. The project was driven primarily by the Sleepy Eye American Legion Post #7 and the Sleepy Eye Economic Development Authority. Over $93,000 in funds were donated by the public and area businesses to acquire and refurbish the helicopter.
SLEEPY EYE, MN
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Fairmont Man Charged in Hit and Run Accident

(Fairmont, MN)--A Fairmont man has been charged in connection with a July hit-and-run accident. Officers were dispatched to the scene of a collision between a car and scooter Monday, July 18th at an intersection in Fairmont. The three wheeled scooter was found overturned by officers just before 4 pm, with a man who was bleeding from the back of his head. He was transported to a hospital.
FAIRMONT, MN
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Rosella C. Windschitl

Rosella C. Windschitl age 100, of Sleepy Eye, passed away on August 5, 2022, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be on Thursday from 9 to 11 am at the church in the North Entrance. The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl. Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.
SLEEPY EYE, MN
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Open houses to be held for Hwy 4 construction project

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking for input on the Highway 4 construction project from Sherburn to St. James. Construction is expected to start in 2024 on the project -- which includes roadway, bridge and drainage improvements, along with resurfacing a 25-mile stretch. Two in-person...
SHERBURN, MN
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Esther Windschitl

Esther Windschitl age 75, of Comfrey, MN, died on August 7, 2022, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, St. James. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Friday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the church. There will be a parish prayer service at 4pm at the funeral home on Thursday. Funeral Service will be held at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs, Leavenworth, on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 10:30 am. The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl. Interment will be at Japanese Martyrs Catholic Cemetery in Leavenworth, MN.
COMFREY, MN
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Merlyn Peterson

Merlyn Jerome Peterson age 82, of Springfield, Minnesota passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Springfield, MN. Service will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022, at 11:00 AM.
SPRINGFIELD, MN
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