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  • BrandonOskerson

    A Fairmont man is facing felony charges after allegedly raping a teenage girl.  21-year-old Brandon Jay Oskerson is accused of taking off the girl’s clothing and sexually assaulting her in July of 2012. He was …

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    13 Dec 13
  • KeithNovak

    A Minnesota National Guard veteran is due in federal court on Monday on fraud charges. 25-year-old Keith Novak is accused of stealing security clearance information, Social Security numbers and the names of 400 people in …

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    13 Dec 13
  • XcelEnergy

    Xcel Energy has been granted another rate increase from Minnesota regulators. The state Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved the utility’s request for a 4.6% interim rate hike increase in January, the 6th rate hike …

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    13 Dec 13
  • DaytonDisapproves

    Governor Dayton says he’s disappointed the state’s health insurance exchange has not resolved problems with its operations as the January 1st deadline for coverage approaches.Minnesota insurance companies are worried about continuing inaccuracy and other problems …

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    13 Dec 13
  • SibleyCounty

    Construction is underway on the new “Sibley County Heritage Center” at the Sibley County fairgrounds in Arlington. The large steel structure near the racetrack at the fairgrounds will be used for entertainment during the fair, …

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    13 Dec 13
  • RelayForLife

    The volunteers of the Redwood County Relay For Life were recently presented a national fundraising award. The Redwood County Relay For Life was ranked 7th nationally in fundraising totals per-capita in its population range. The …

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    13 Dec 13
  • Firefighters

    Firefighters from St. Peter, Nicollet, North Mankato and Kasota were on the scene of a structure fire off Highway 169 just south of St. Peter Wednesday morning after a fire from the night before re-kindled. …

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    12 Dec 13
  • Fire

    A barn belonging to the fire chief of the town of Ormsby was destroyed by a fire Wednesday afternoon. The rural Watonwan County fire was initially reported at around 1:30pm, and the barn owned by …

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    12 Dec 13