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Nelson man stabbed, woman arrested

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A local man was wounded in a stabbing that reportedly happened early Friday at a rural Nelson home.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, at 12:22 a.m., deputies were called to 12043 County Road 71 NE and found Marshall Jarvi, 34, had been stabbed. He was transported to Douglas County Hospital and later airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital. As of noon Friday, he was listed in fair condition.

Vanessa Rae Zephier, 33, of Nelson, was arrested for her alleged involvement and taken to Douglas County Jail. Charges are pending as the investigation continues.

Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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