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  • Arson

    A 21-year-old Fairmont man has pleaded guilty to 1st-degree arson and other charges in order to avoid a trial set to begin this week. Timothy Jude Brickner was accused of starting a fire in the …

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    12 Dec 13
  • FrancisMarkey

    A man who claims he was sexually abused by a priest in Granite Falls is suing the Diocese of New Ulm. The lawsuit expected to be filed today (THU) alleges the diocese was negligent in …

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    12 Dec 13
  • dv563013

    A Lake Crystal man is facing a felony assault charge after allegedly punching a man in the face at a downtown Mankato bar Saturday night. Witnesses told police that 44-year-old John Jay Sullivan punched the …

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    12 Dec 13
  • MNsure

    The call center for Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is struggling to handle a crush of questions from people who are trying to get coverage in place in time for 2014. Callers to the MNsure help …

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    12 Dec 13
  • EmeraldAshBorer

    Minnesota officials are reporting success in the battle to slow the spread of emerald ash borers. The Department of Ag has confirmed that stingless wasps released in Great River Bluffs State Park near Winona two …

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    12 Dec 13
  • Fire

    Firefighters from St. Peter and Nicollet and surrounding communities were on the scene of a structure fire off Highway 169 just south of St. Peter this (WED) morning. The call came in shortly before 7am, …

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    11 Dec 13
  • LilaWarwickMurderSuspects

    A 16-year-old Willmar boy pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday. Devon Jenkins pleaded guilty to one count of Unintentional 2nd-Degree Murder While Committing a Felony in connection with the death of 79-year-old Lila Warwick of Willmar …

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    11 Dec 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A 22-year-old Cokato man who was sentenced to over 5 years in prison in August for a car crash that killed 3 people last year has now been ordered to pay more than $37,000 in …

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    11 Dec 13