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  • Burglar

    A 20-year-old New Ulm man has been charged with multiple counts of burglary, as well as theft and criminal damage to property, for a pair of break-ins in Essig late last year. Michael J. Lindberg …

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    25 Jul 13
  • FatalAccident

    The Minnesota Department of Health has cited a Cold Spring nursing home for neglect in the death of a resident whose head became lodged between a mattress and bedrail. The department said Wednesday that staff …

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    25 Jul 13
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    Officials in Mankato are rolling out the “purple” welcome mat this (THU) afternoon as the Minnesota Vikings begin arriving for training camp. Visit Mankato’s Ann Thill says they have four tailgate party zones along the …

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    25 Jul 13
  • Festival

    There are several events taking place around the local area this weekend. The City of Truman has it’s annual Truman Days celebration, with the Grand Parade taking place on Saturday. There’s Catfish Derby Days in …

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    25 Jul 13
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    The Nicollet County Board has voted down a $10-per-vehicle tax for road projects. The final vote was 3-2 and the commissioners who voted against it were concerned partly about the potential state fee to administer …

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    24 Jul 13
  • levi-spencer-minissale

    A Minneapolis man has had first-degree murder charges filed against him for the murder of a Mankato woman in her home. A grand jury was convened Monday to start hearing evidence gathered during the investigation …

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    24 Jul 13
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    The local State Patrol District has a new commander. Lieutenant Jeremy Geiger was promoted to Captain during a ceremony in the Twin Cities Tuesday. Geiger is a St. James graduate who began his career with …

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    24 Jul 13
  • PlaneCrash

    An Albert Lea man escaped uninjured after the small plane he was piloting crashed in a corn field just southeast of Beauford in Blue Earth County Tuesday. Lucas Elliott Schuster was flying a four-seat Piper …

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    18 Jul 13