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Man On Bail For Drug Charges Adds Kidnapping To His List
Antonio Levell Washington was charged in November with selling heroin and with five counts of violating an order for protection. He is known to authorities as a major source of heroin in Rice County. He was out on bail and approached his female victim, the same one he has the order of protection vio…
Gleason Thanks Community for Support During Health Battle
Former Steele County Fair secretary Jim Gleason and his family issued a note of thanks to the community for its support while he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer. Gleason recently stepped down from his post with the fair after advise from his doctors. He was the fair secretary for seven ye…
Rosemount And Northrup Fire Updates
A early New Year's morning barn fire in Rosemount killed some chickens, but there were no other injuries.  Rosemount and Hastings departments were first on the scene at the Fox Family Farm on 160th St. East. The first call came in just after 2am...
Bauer is New Chair of Rice County Board of Commissioners
Before moving Gillen hinted he would not be seeking re-election for his seat saying he was moving to the chair he occupied when he started 14 years ago and, "it looks like I'll stay there til the end now so."
Gillen's term expires December 31, 2020. Bauer's term is over the…

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