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  1. Former county employee reaches settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KIMT

    A former Freeborn County employee claims she was wrongfully terminated nearly three years ago, and now she has reached a settlement out of court with the county.

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  2. GOP selects Miller to challenge Rep. Tim WalzRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... of young people at the convention, which helped him win the support of attendees like Jerrold Dettle of Freeborn County. Hagedorn spoke in favor of shifting the nation's power balance from the federal government back to the states. And Benson said ...

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  3. Dave Orrick: South St. Paul lawmaker Rick Hansen isn't easy to categorizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | TwinCities

    Minnesota State Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul, surveys land he owns near Harmony in southern Minnesota.

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  4. A new need for election judgesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | KIMT

    ... State's office is calling on anyone 16 years or older to consider getting involved during election seasons. Freeborn County's auditor and treasure Pat Martinson says that this need comes from the current pool of election judges growing older. "The ...

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  5. Equine Virus Confirmed in Southeast MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... contracting the equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). We've learned there is one confirmed case that started in Freeborn County. According to Dr. Paul Anderson, with Minnesota Board of Animal Health's equine program, the horse has since moved back to its ...

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  6. Fire destroys home in Freeborn CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | KIMT

    Fire crews were called to the house in Ellendale around 1 a.m. Four different fire departments helped battled the flames. Investigators believe the fire started because of an accidental ignition by a hot charcoal grill that was located in the garage.

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  7. Peggy Bennett endorsed by GOP Party for District 27ARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | KIMT

    Election season is still months away but on Saturday, the Freeborn County Republican Party decided who they will endorse in the race for the Minnesota House District 27A.

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  8. Police seize multiple dogs from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | KIMT

    It is a call Christa Stieler and those at the Freeborn County Humane Society do not ever want to get, but they were ready when they learned their help was needed at a home in Albert Lea.

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  9. Home destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | KIMT

    It happened in rural Freeborn County near Alden. Authorities say when crews arrived at the residence on 620th avenue just before 10:00pm, it was fully covered in flames.

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  10. Overnight fire destroys Southern Minnesota homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | KIMT

    It was reported at 9:55 p.m. at a home on the 21000 block of 620th avenue in Freeborn County.

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  11. Man hurt in explosion pleads guilty to chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | KIMT

    ... f a firearm silencer was dismissed. In October of 2012 authorities say Rofshus set off an explosion near his Freeborn County home. Rofshus was severely hurt in that blast.

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  12. DWI ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | KIMT

    ... considered it and of course the Minnesota Court of Appeals has considered many DWI cases," said Assistant Freeborn County Attorney David Walker. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has been reviewing a case around the state's "implied consent" law and ...

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  13. New officers in BrownsdaleRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Hayfield Herald

    ... for the Police Ranger Program in Mower County. Beaver still continues to work as a detention officer at the Freeborn County Jail. Beaver graduated from Hayfield High School and attended Riverland Law Enforcement Program and attended the SKILLS ...

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  14. New officers in BrownsdaleRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Hayfield Herald

    ... for the Police Ranger Program in Mower County. Beaver still continues to work as a detention officer at the Freeborn County Jail. Beaver graduated from Hayfield High School and attended Riverland Law Enforcement Program and attended the SKILLS ...

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  15. Freeborn County Public HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | KIMT

    ... so we like to help them stay in their homes as long as possible so it can also help them save money," said Freeborn County Public Health Director Sue Yost. "We really like to help people stay in their homes as long as possible. It's really important ...

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  16. Non-Profit Group Turns Negative Into PositiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... and not one that we think we can tackle on our own." With plans to build a new home in both Mower and Freeborn County this summer, group organizers said things are looking up. "We see these partnerships as a great way to help us reach more ...

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  17. Blowing snow could make driving difficultRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... a challenge in Stearns County and to the west. A blizzard warning includes a narrow band of counties from Freeborn County in the far south north to Todd County. Stearns is included. Benton, Sherburne and Wright counties, immediately to the east, ...

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  18. Removing the snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | KIMT

    ... roadways. For people cleaning out their driveways, it might be a tempting spot to put that fresh snow. But, Freeborn County Highway Department officials are encouraging people not to. Saying it creates a whole new set of problems. "Well, what ...

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  19. Addressing transportation needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KIMT

    ... more money back to the local and state and federal dollars coming into the state, better for everybody,' Freeborn County Administrator John Kluever said. He says with transportation at the federal, state or local levels, There isn't enough money to ...

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  20. Father and son save three deer from Minnesota frozen lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    There sure has been a lot of criticism about James and his father as they saved three stranded deer from the frozen ice Albert Lea Lake in Freeborn County this week reported wpsdlocal6.

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