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  • BlueEarthCountySeal

    The Blue Earth County Board has been ordered to appear in court next month for a contempt hearing after allegedly failing to abide by a judge’s order in a legal dispute between the board and …

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    16 Nov 13
  • Metrodome

    Minnesota’s Metrodome has hosted monster truck rallies, the Final Four and the Super Bowl over the years, but will soon hold its final event. And ahead of its demolition, historians and others are sizing up …

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    16 Nov 13
  • PaulConrad

    A former Mankato elementary school teacher was arrested this week for allegedly viewing child pornography on a computer in the MSU-Mankato library. 46-year-old Paul Louis Conrad of North Mankato told authorities that he was there …

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    15 Nov 13
  • GeorgeGaunt

    A federal grand jury in Minnesota has indicted a Kentucky man on bank robbery charges for a local area bank robbery last month. 25-year-old George Richard Gaunt of Louisville, Kentucky is accused of robbing the …

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    15 Nov 13
  • Highway14Sign

    Governor Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday that 10 highway construction projects will receive funding through the state’s new $300-million “Corridors of Commerce” program, including parts of Highway 14. The Highway 14 …

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    15 Nov 13
  • Flu2

    The weekly update from the State Health Department shows that influenza activity is still sporadic in Minnesota.  There were 2 flu-related hospitalizations last week, bringing the total to 13 so far this fall. No schools …

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    15 Nov 13
  • HealthCareReform

    The state Department of Commerce says it’s not immediately clear how a revision to the federal health law will play out in Minnesota. President Barack Obama announced Thursday that insurance companies could keep offering consumers …

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    15 Nov 13
  • StPeter

    The City of St. Peter purchased a 75-acre parcel of crop land in a recent land auction, and the plan is to build an athletics complex and park on the site. The details have not …

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    15 Nov 13