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  • Winter heating bills expected to increase

    It’s been a mild start to the winter, but the cold could strain budgets on heating. The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its latest Winter Fuels Outlook. For the Midwest, those who use natural gas …

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    05 Dec 16
  • Mankato has best credit score in the nation

    Mankato residents have the  best credit score in the nation according to a study by Experioan’s State of Credit report. The report examines 15 million credit scores and factors that contribute to credit scores in …

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    05 Dec 16
  • World’s Largest Candy Store owner dies

    You can’t miss the big yellow barn with the words “World’s Largest Candy Store” printed on the roof if you are driving on Highway 169 near Jordan. The owner of that business, Herb Wagner, died …

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    01 Dec 16
  • Names of people killed near Pemberton released

    Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed near Pemberton early Monday morning as a result of colliding with a tow truck at Blue Earth County Roads 10 and 14. Twenty-one-year-old Jasmine …

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    30 Nov 16
  • Mankato teen sent to prison for probation violation

    A Mankato teen convicted of murder in connection to a drug death has been sent to prison on a probation violation. Eighteen-year-old Dylan Kucera was convicted in 2014 in juvenile court of third-degree murder and …

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    30 Nov 16
  • St. Peter, Nicollet County enter agreement on County Road 5 project

    The City of St. Peter and Nicollet County have entered into an agreement for construction of Nicollet County Road 5 that goes past the new high school. The project includes installing a turn lane at …

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    30 Nov 16
  • Kenny Rogers is coming to Mankato

    Grammy award-winning and Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers will come to Mankato during his Final World Tour: The Gamblers Last Deal. Kenny Rogers with special guest Linda Davis will be in Mankato …

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    30 Nov 16
  • JWP coach sentenced for filming in locker room

    A former teacher and coach at Janesville Waldorf Pemberton will serve 90 days behind bars after pleading guilty to recording minors in a locker room shower. Twenty-eight-year-old Zach Roberts was sentenced Monday in Faribault County …

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    29 Nov 16