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Salgado Sentenced on Drug Charges

Samuel Salgado of North Mankato, was sentenced on the charge of “Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance (Marijuana) with Intent to Deliver,” a class D felony. Salgado was sentenced in the Winnebago County Court to serve an indeterminate prison sentence not to exceed 5 years and ordered to pay a $750.00 fine, applicable surcharges and […]


Waldorf’s Hupke, Hartmann, Sanchez Earn All-conference Honors

Waldorf University softball players Hattie Hupke, Andrea Hartmann and Brittani Sanchez capped the 2016 season with all-conference honors from the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA). Hupke and Hartmann earned second-team all-conference recognition while Sanchez was named to the NSAA’s Gold Glove Team, which was announced by the conference on Monday.   This season, Hupke sported […]

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Grassley, Ernst Seek Information from Agriculture Secretary on USDA Payment Formula

In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst requested more information from the United States Department of Agriculture regarding the methodology for determining county yields for the Agriculture Risk Coverage or ARC County program. The majority of Iowa corn and soybean farmers signed up for the ARC program […]


Lane Pleads Guilty to Weapons Charges

Patrick Melvin Lane of Forest City, pled guilty to Count 1 “Assault While Displaying a Dangerous Weapon,” an aggravated misdemeanor; and Count 2 “Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance-Third Offense (Marijuana),” stemming from an investigation by the Forest City Police Department on September 27, 2015. For Count 1, Lane was sentenced to serve an […]

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Allison Sentenced on Abuse Charges

Byron Leslie Allison of Thompson, pled guilty to “Domestic Abuse Assault,” a simple misdemeanor, stemming from an investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on February 6, 2016. Allison was sentenced to serve 2 days in the Winnebago County Jail and ordered to pay a $65.00 fine, applicable surcharges and court costs.  Allison was ordered to […]

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Britt Ready to Clean Up

Residents in Britt have the chance to do a little spring cleaning of unwanted items. Things like  dressers, mattresses and box springs, carpeting, paint cans, windows, doors, furniture, clothing and toys. Items such as construction items, regular garbage, yard waste, tires, appliances, and items that are 6 feet of longer will not be taken. Electronics […]