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  • Authorities have identified the woman and child who drowned in Lac Qui Parle Lake near Watson on Saturday. Authorities say cold water, improper life jacket use and not using life jackets likely led to the …

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    11 Jun 13
  • LeoCharlesKoppala

    A Catholic priest from Blue Earth is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. 47-year-old Leo Charles Koppala has been charged with 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct in Faribault County Court, and his bail was set …

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    11 Jun 13
  • LynnSeibel1

    A former student is suing a Faribault prep school over allegations that it allowed a teacher to continue to sexually exploit students. The civil lawsuit says the plaintiff was a minor student at Shattuck-St. Mary’s …

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    11 Jun 13
  • USCapitol

    The US Senate on Monday passed a 5-year Farm Bill which reforms federal programs and strengthens the farm safety net. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it gives Minnesota ag producers the certainty they need to plan …

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    11 Jun 13
  • CornEmergence

    Yet another week of wet weather last week prevented Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done. The weekly crop report from the USDA says that just over 2-and-a-half days were rated suitable for fieldwork last …

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    11 Jun 13
  • A woman and a girl have died after a boat overturned on Lac qui Parle lake, sending its occupants into the water. The boat flipped over Saturday afternoon near Boyd’s Landing. Authorities pulled three people …

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    10 Jun 13
  • TruckPullingBoat

    An Alexandria man was injured on Highway 71 in Redwood County Saturday morning when his van hit a boat. 72-year-old Kenneth Caller was driving a Chrysler van southbound on 71 when the crash occurred at …

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    10 Jun 13
  • Crash

    Four people were injured in a car crash on Highway 169 in Blue Earth County Saturday afternoon. It happened at around 1:30pm at the intersection with County Road 69. An eastbound Pontiac Vibe driven by …

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    10 Jun 13