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  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    The Mankato area is gearing up for the 49th Vikings training camp this week at MSU. Vikings players report to camp on the Mankato campus Thursday and the first practice is Friday morning. More than …

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    22 Jul 14
  • Hot2

    With a heat index forecast to be around a 105-degrees today (MON), the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for much of southern and central Minnesota. Meteorologist Rick Hiltbrand advises drinking lots of …

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    21 Jul 14
  • FatalCrash

    A Waseca woman died from injuries she suffered in a crash with a semi-truck Friday morning on Old Highway 14 in Waseca County. Authorities have identified Sharon Weckwerth as the victim, and say that she …

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    21 Jul 14
  • Drowning

    A 60-year-old Janesville man is dead after trying to help his grandchildren on Lake Nichols Friday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says Douglas Yentsch was pulling a tube carrying the kids behind a paddle …

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    21 Jul 14
  • Arson

    A Kasota man is facing multiple charges, including attempted rape, arson and assaulting a peace officer with a deadly weapon. 33-year-old Christopher Lee Shelton is accused of attempting to rape a minor in his home, …

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    21 Jul 14
  • ChildAbuse

    A New Ulm man has pleaded guilty to domestic assault, and a felony malicious punishment of a child charge against him has been dismissed as part of a plea deal. 31-year-old Steven Zeitz was accused …

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    21 Jul 14
  • Highway99StPeterBridge

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that the preservation work on the historic Highway 99 Bridge in St. Peter has been delayed until 2017. Mn-DOT officials say that the low bidder on the project failed …

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    21 Jul 14
  • EurasianWatermilfoil

    Eurasian watermilfoil has been discovered growing in Middle Spunk Lake near Avon in central Minnesota. The DNR says the non-native, invasive aquatic plant was discovered rooted at various locations along the eastern side of the …

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    21 Jul 14