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  • Man charged for making Waseca court house threats

    A robbinsdale man has been charged after sheriff’s deputies say he threatened to shoot people in the Waseca courthouse. Thirty-six-year-old Jomari Earl Alexander was charged with felony threats of violence. According to the criminal complaint, …

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    23 Jun 16
  • Wells man sentenced in home gun shooting

    A Wells man who pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting incident at his house has been sentenced. Thirty-three-year-old Evelin Ramirez was sentenced to 90 days in the Faribault County Jail which was stayed while …

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    23 Jun 16
  • Minnesota River Congress to gather ideas from existing groups

    While the shape of the land and flow of the water determine the present form of the Minnesota River, public policy helps determine how we use those resources and how it affects the river basin. …

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    22 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Fair released list of new foods this year

    It’s that time of year when the State Fair releases it’s list of new foods at this year’s fair. Some new foods offer a Minnesota flavor such as SPAM sushi and cheese-flavored SPAM curds. Other …

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    22 Jun 16
  • Must-ride water slide located in Minnesota

    One of the water slides the Travel Channel says you should ride this summer is right here in Minnesota. Breaker’s Plunge at Soak City Waterpark inside ValleyFair, made the Travel Channel’s list of 7 high-octane …

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    22 Jun 16
  • Paynesville man pleads guilty in fatal crash

    A Paynesville man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two teens and injured a third. Twenty-eight-year-old Ben Tate was drunk on August 25th, 2015 when his pickup crossed the …

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    21 Jun 16
  • St. James County Board examines turnover in dispatch department

    The dispatcher position for Watonwan County has been a revolving door in the past decade and county commissioners held a special meeting to find out why. Following 45 minutes of discussion with Sheriff Gary Menssen …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Representative Tim Walz’s brother dies in BWCA storm

    The brother of U.S. Representative Tim Walz of Mankato was found dead in northern Minnesota Sunday after a severe storm went through the area where he and his son were camping. The Cook County Sheriff’s …

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    21 Jun 16