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  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A nurse from Madelia pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to taking prescription pain pills from patients while apparently working at the Mankato Mayo Hospital. 38-year-old Tess Marie Johnson admitted to taking oxycodone pills from …

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    01 Aug 13
  • MethLab

    A 44-year-old New Ulm woman has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in a residence with children as well as obstructing the legal process in Brown County Court. Family Services had received an anonymous …

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    01 Aug 13
  • RommelFritz

    A wanted sex offender has been arrested near Fairfax. 52-year-old Rommel Heinrich Fritz was released from the Rush City prison in June after serving a 14-year prison sentence for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old …

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    01 Aug 13
  • JulianneOrtman

    Republican State Senator Julianne Ortman, who has been considering a US Senate campaign, is announcing her political plans on Saturday at an event in Waconia. Ortman has previously said she was weighing a bid against …

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    01 Aug 13
  • Crash2

    A Le Sueur man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident in Le Sueur County Monday morning. Authorities say that 44-year-old Jeffery Severson was driving southeast of Le Sueur on County Road 24 when he …

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    31 Jul 13
  • ChalkOutline

    The death of a 79-year-old church volunteer in her home near Willmar is being treated as a homicide. Kandiyohi County authorities had been asked to check on the welfare of Lila Warwick Monday evening, and …

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    31 Jul 13
  • CarChase2

    A Mankato man was taken into custody after a brief car chase with authorities Monday evening. 33-year-old Preston Michael Overton had allegedly been choking a woman in the parking lot of the Burger King restaurant …

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    31 Jul 13
  • HospitalPatient

    A Minnesota appeals court has ruled that legal guardians can order the end of life support for their wards. The ruling overturns a previous court finding that end-of-life decisions are too important to be made …

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    31 Jul 13