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  • Police line

    The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Andrew Dikken cannot withdraw his 2014 guilty plea to first-degree premeditated murder in the deaths of two Granite Falls people. Thirty-one-year-old Dikken is serving a life sentence without …

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    24 Jun 17
  • criminal charges

    The Mankato man who stole a police vehicle and led police on a pursuit with the stolen vehicle told authorities he wasn’t going back to prison after Daniel Eugene Zuehlke was arrested for an outstanding …

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    24 Jun 17
  • drunk driving

    A Henderson man is in jail for violating his terms of probation for a fatal drunk driving crash in September of 2014. The stayed 4-year-prison sentence for 23-year-old Joshua James Krueger was revoked during a …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Road construction

    Motorists are advised that as early as July 5th, Highway 14 from Sleepy Eye to Springfield will be detoured for a concrete resurfacing project. The detour is expected to remain in place until completion in …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Centenial birthday

    A Springfield woman is celebrating her 100th birthday soon. Hilda Anderson was born on June 26, 1917 near Butterfield and on Monday will turn 100-years-old. Hilda says she hardly believes she will celebrate her centennial …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Gun charges lead to drug charges for Mankato residents

    While police were arresting a Mankato teenager who allegedly pointed a gun at multiple people during a fight they also arrested two people for drug possession. According to the criminal complaint, two women reported to …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Mankato phone store alerts police to kidnapping posted on Facebook

    A Mankato business that sells phones alerted Mankato Police to a possible kidnapping Wednesday after they found it documented on Facebook Messenger. Twenty-one-year-old Samuel James Rausch has been charged with four felonies after an arranged …

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    24 Jun 17
  • Two Kokato men injured in motorcycle crash

    Two Cokato men were seriously injured when they crashed their motorcycles in Meeker County tuesday night. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says motorcycles each driven by 2-year-old Cody Olson and 26-year-old Trevor Weibel crashed after …

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    24 Jun 17