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  • Man arrested for firing a gun at vehicle on Highway 169

    A Winnebago man has been arrested after witnesses say he fired a gun at a van on Highway 169 near Vernon Center. According to the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office 27-year-old Donald Terrience Thomas III …

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    08 Dec 16
  • Thousands of pigs lost in barn fire near Kerkhoven

    Multiple agencies battled a blaze Tuesday afternoon in cold winds at a hog barn fire off Highway 12 near Kerkhoven. The West Central Tribune reports shortly before the fire electrical crews worked on an in-ground …

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    07 Dec 16
  • Social media video shows beating at Mankato high school

    A mother posted a video of her daughter being assaulted last week outside of East High School in Mankato to seek justice for her daughter and others who are bullied. Jennifer Lynn Rodriguez posted the …

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    07 Dec 16
  • FEMA announces how to apply for disaster assistance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released information on how property owners can apply for individual disaster assistance due to flooding. Applicants can visit disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362. Applicants need to have their social security …

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    05 Dec 16
  • 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 ┬ábest 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