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  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    A Minnesota National Guard unit with soldiers from the local area is headed to Afghanistan. A deployment ceremony was held in Litchfield Sunday for nearly 100 members of the 849th Mobility Augmentation Company. The soldiers …

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    15 Jul 13
  • ZebraMussels

    Invasive zebra mussels have been discovered in two central Minnesota lakes. Officials at the Department of Natural Resources say the adult mussels were found in Cross and Lower Hay Lakes. Boaters and property owners are …

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    15 Jul 13
  • Detours

    Motorists can expect to encounter a detour for Highway 68 at the junction with Highway 169 in Mankato beginning this week as crews work to replace the bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad. Mn/DOT is …

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    15 Jul 13
  • TimothyHuber

    A rural Paynesville man convicted of murdering an Albertville man with his father nearly 2 years ago was sentenced to over 25-years in prison Friday. 47-year-old Timothy Huber was found guilty of 2nd-degree murder in …

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    13 Jul 13
  • LynnSeibel1

    A former Shattuck-St. Mary’s teacher has pleaded guilty to seven counts for sexually abusing six students at the Faribault boarding school. 71-year-old Lynn Seibel entered the plea in court on Friday. The plea came more …

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    13 Jul 13
  • KasotaStone

    The 125-year-old Kasota Stone plant in Mankato is closing. 4th-generation owner Robert Coughlan says they’ve probably kept the business going longer than they should have for sentimental reasons, and that the closure is tough. More …

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    13 Jul 13
  • Crash2

    A Glencoe woman has died after her motorcycle hit a car in Scott County Thursday morning. The crash occurred at just after 9am on County Road 9 near Jordan. A Lincoln Navigator driven by 35-year-old …

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    12 Jul 13
  • LeviMinissale

    A grand jury will be considering a possible 1st-degree murder charge against a Minneapolis man accused of killing a Mankato woman. 24-year-old Levi Spencer Minissale made an appearance in court on Wednesday for the alleged …

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    12 Jul 13