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Fire at Blue Ridge

A structure fire on Monday afternoon in Blue Earth left five residents displaced from their homes, with one family left homeless. The fire call came in at 2:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23. It was at the Blue Ridge Townhomes, a part of the Blue Ridge Apartment complex on the west side of the city. One townhome was completely engulfed in flames, according to Blue Earth Fire Chief Roger Davis. “It is a six-unit townhome,” Davis said. “One townhome was vacant, and all the residents of the other five had been evacuated by the time we arrived.” The fire chief said the fire fighters ...

First COVID death in Faribault Co.

Faribault County reported the first death due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, Nov. 24, and a second death was reported on Saturday, Nov. 28. The first person was listed as between the ages of 60-65 and ...

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Man hospitalized after being shot by St. Paul police officer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a St. Paul police officer responding to a domestic assault report Saturday night shot a man who had been walking around naked and weilding a steak knife. The incident began shortly before 8 p.m. when police responded to a call about a vehicle crash. ...

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