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  • RobertShoemaker

    The attorney for a local area teacher accused of hitting a student in the head with a backpack says she’s surprised the educator is facing a misdemeanor assault charge. St. Peter High School Science Teacher …

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    02 Nov 13
  • McLeodCountyCourthouse

    The McLeod County Board has agreed to proceed with the proposed expansion and security upgrades at the county jail in Glencoe. The $7-million plan was recently approved with 2 modifications: that the north entrances to …

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    02 Nov 13
  • HockeyYouth

    Kids across Minnesota can see what hockey is all about at Try Hockey For Free Day today (SAT). Seventy-three events are scheduled at rinks around the state, including in New Ulm and Sleepy Eye. The …

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    02 Nov 13
  • Crash

    A Bigelow man was injured Thursday morning when his car ran into a tractor on Highway 59 near Worthington. 21-year-old James Schultz was driving a Cadillac DeVille southbound on 59 just north of Worthington when …

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    01 Nov 13
  • RobertShoemaker

    A high school teacher with the St. Peter School District has been charged with assault and malicious punishment of a child for allegedly hitting a 17-year-old boy in the head with a backpack. The victim …

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    01 Nov 13
  • GeorgeGaunt

    A Kentucky man accused of robbing the People’s State Bank in Eagle Lake in October made a brief court appearance in court Thursday. 25-year-old George Richard Gaunt of Louisville, Kentucky is facing a total of …

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    01 Nov 13
  • StainedGlass

    A Mankato church is now offering a $1,000 reward to find whoever broke stained-glass windows and damaged an elevator at the church. Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church has been vandalized twice in recent months. …

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    01 Nov 13
  • Scam

    The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning Thursday about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.  Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid …

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    01 Nov 13