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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Library

In many communities, the library is more than a place to check out books. It’s a place to do homework, visit with friends, or discover a love of reading.

04/10/2014

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Family Remembers Teen Killed In Sledding Accident

A town is mourning the loss of a teenager who died on New Year’s Eve. Katelyn Hank of Le Sueur was sledding at a friend’s house. Another person was on the back of her sled when they hit a tree.

01/02/2014

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Le Sueur Teen Dies After Sledding Accident

A Le Sueur teen has died after a sledding accident at a friend’s house. A Mankato Free Press report says Katelyn Hank died on Tuesday. She was a junior at Le Sueur-Henderson High School.

01/01/2014

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3-Alarm Fire Destroys Belle Plaine Barn

A barn was destroyed by a three-alarm fire Saturday evening in Belle Plaine. According to the Scott County Dispatch, the fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. on a farm on Meridian Circle. When crews arrived, a large barn was fully engulfed in flames. Several fire departments – including those of Belle Plaine, Sibley, Henderson, Le Sueur and Jordan – responded the blaze.

12/07/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash Near New Prague

Two people are hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision late Monday afternoon near New Prague. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin Nelson of Farmington was driving eastbound on Highway 19, west of Church Avenue, when his 1995 Honda Accord crossed the center lane. Nelson collided head-on with 35-year-old Elizabeth Alvarez of Le Sueur, who was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer.

08/12/2013

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Snowy, Wet Spring Delaying SE MN Farmers, Could Hurt Yields

While it’s only May, some Minnesota farmers are already nervous about this year’s crop outlook. The weather has pushed planting back by weeks in southeastern Minnesota.

05/22/2013

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Woman Dies In Le Sueur County Motorcycle Crash

A 53-year-old Rosemount woman died after Tuesday’s motorcycle crash near Montgomery, Minn., in Le Sueur County, the state patrol reports.

10/20/2012

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Minn. Farms Hit By Flooding, Hail Risk Huge Crop Loss

The recent storms that have hit much of the state, didn’t just impact homeowners and businesses. Farmers south and west of the Twin Cities have experienced extensive flood and hail damage. Now, some corn and soybean fields won’t bounce back.

06/28/2012

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Whooping Cranes Sighted In South-Central Minnesota

The Department of Natural Resources reports rare whooping cranes have been sighted in Rice and Le Sueur counties in south-central Minnesota.

10/17/2011

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Authorities: Grass Fire Flares Up In Le Sueur Co.

Hot, windy weather is whipping up wildfires in southern Minnesota.

10/07/2011

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Minnesota Man Gets 3-Plus Years For Embezzlement

A former Le Sueur man who pleaded guilty to a federal embezzling charge has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.

09/10/2011

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Nurse Charged With Stealing Oxycodone From Patients

A 27-year-old woman is charged with three counts of felony theft after authorities say she stole narcotic pain medication while working as a nurse.

09/06/2011

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1 Killed In Crash With Semi Near Le Sueur, Minn.

A man is dead after a crash involving a semi-truck Monday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/22/2010