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  • TomBlock

    A Waseca native is recovering after being wounded in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan. US Army Ranger Tom Block was critically injured Sunday when a homemade bomb went off in southern Afghanistan. The 27-year-old is …

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    08 Oct 13
  • Crash2

    A Le Center man was seriously hurt in a car accident in northern Le Sueur County Monday morning. 48-year-old Lance Olson was driving westbound on County Road 28 when his Ford Focus collided with a …

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    08 Oct 13
  • BufordRogers

    The federal firearms trial for a 24-year-old Montevideo man has again been delayed. The trial of Buford “Bucky” Rogers had been set to get underway in August, but is now scheduled to begin December 2nd.  …

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    08 Oct 13
  • PhoneScam1

    A Canadian man has pleaded guilty to scamming Minnesotans out of thousands of dollars over the phone. 35-year-old  pleaded guilty to one count of theft by swindle on Monday. He is accused of stealing over …

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    08 Oct 13
  • USGovernmentShutdown

    State Health Department officials say that routine inspections of nursing homes, hospices, outpatient surgical centers, dialysis centers and more may have to be curtailed as soon as the third week of October if the federal …

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    08 Oct 13
  • MNsure

    Officials with Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace say that some registration problems have been fixed, but a new one has emerged. The new MNsure glitch is apparently affecting fewer people, however, and appears to …

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    08 Oct 13
  • Vikings stadium 2

    The 30-year lease that binds the Minnesota Vikings to their soon-to-be-built stadium gives the team plenty of money-making opportunities. But it also discourages owners from cashing in on a quick franchise sale once the publicly …

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    08 Oct 13
  • Crash2

    Six people were hurt in a crash in Watonwan County late Sunday morning, including 3 young children. It happened at just before 11:30am on County Road 10 at the County Road 5 Highway 60 detour. …

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    07 Oct 13