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  • Brown County Historical Society Museum

    The Brown County Historical Society is seeking donations of books for their annual book sale to be held in June. Books, DVDs and puzzles in good condition can be dropped off at the back door …

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    15 May 17
  • Mankato pastor injured in fire returns on Mother’s Day

    A Mankato pastor burned when lighter fluid exploded while she tried to light a tiki torch in her yard in April returned to her congregation on Mother’s Day. Sixty-three-year-old Reverend Janice Gorman sustained third-degree burns …

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    15 May 17
  • One person injured in UTV crash Sunday night

    A Mankato man was injured in a UTV accident with a van in Blue Earth County. Officers responded to 589th Avenue about 5 miles southeast of Mankato. Authorities say the UTV was traveling south and …

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    15 May 17
  • Como Zoo gorilla expecting a baby

    Officials at Como Zoo say Alice, one of their western lowland gorillas, is expecting and will likely give birth sometime in September or October. It’s the second pregnancy for Alice whose first baby died just …

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    15 May 17
  • sex-offenders

    A Level 3 sex offender is move to rural Le Sueur County. Thirty-five-year-old Brian Joseph Miller was recently released from Scott County Jail and will live in Cordova Township on 245th Avenue. Miller has a …

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    11 May 17
  • Mississippi River hold great angling for Fishing Opener

    When Governor Mark Dayton heads out in the early hours Saturday in hopes of hooking into a big fish, he’ll be doing something only a few governors have done before. He will mark opening day …

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    11 May 17
  • MVL seniors awarded over $1 million in scholarships

    Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School seniors received over $1 million in scholarships and grants. In an awards assembly held recently, 36 seniors were awarded competitive and academic scholarships as well as grants from local organizations …

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    11 May 17
  • Submerged car found off boat landing in Scott County

    Officials say a family found a submerged car off a boat landing in Scott County. The family was trying to launch their boat Monday around noon on Thole Lake in Louisville Township, south of Shakopee. …

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    09 May 17