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  • St. Peter woman steals from ex-employer

    A St. Peter woman pled guilty Monday to stealing over $67,000 from her Mankato employer. Forty-two-year-old Vanessa Wynn Kuder pled guilty to felony theft by swindle. According to the criminal complaint, Kuder was an accounts …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Minnesota college student chosen as Rhodes Scholar

    A Minnesota College student is among 32 Americans chosen as a Rhodes Scholar and will pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University in England. Ahmed M. Ahmed of Rochester will pursue a master’s degree in research …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Waseca man charged with sexual misconduct

    A 20-year-old Waseca man is facing felony charges of sexual misconduct for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. According to the criminal complaint, a Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Deputy found Cody Matthew …

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    21 Nov 16
  • St. Peter man charged with terroristic threats

    A St. Peter man was charged November 14th in Le Sueur County District Court for making terroristic threats after threatening to kill a woman he believe stole from him. The victim told police she didn’t …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Foley man died of accident drowning

    Authorities say a man found dead in a park in Central Minnesota in September died due to accidental drowning. Foley police responded to a report of a body in Lion’s Park. Officers found 35-year-old Jason …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Governor Dayton’s X-Mas tree came from Nemadji State Forest

    Governor Dayton’s Christmas tree was harvested from Nemadji State Forest. The balsam fir is 30-feet tall and estimated to be around 45 years old. The DNR’s Amy Kay Kerber says Christmas tree business is big …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Gas prices drop as motorists gear up for Thanksgiving travel

    Motorists preparing to travel for Thanksgiving have falling gas prices to be thankful for. According to GasBuddy.com, prices in 44 of the 50 state are lower than a week ago. GasBuddy projects the national average …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Kiwanis Holiday Lights to feature new displays this year

    The Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Club will host the 5th annual Kiwanis Holiday Lights from Friday until December 31st in Mankato’s Sibley Park. This event is free, however cash donations as well as non-perishable food items …

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    21 Nov 16