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  • ChildAbuseToddler

    A Mankato man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a 4-year-old child was sentenced to 61 months in prison in Blue Earth County Court Friday. 39-year-old Miguel Angel Beltran will spend two-thirds of that sentence actually …

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    06 Jul 13
  • Burglary

    Authorities in Owatonna have made a pair of arrests for a recent residential burglary, after a ticket stub from a movie was found at the scene. Around $3,000 worth of tools were taken from the …

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    06 Jul 13
  • DrunkDriving

    The 4th of July is the deadliest day of the year on Minnesota roads, and there were stepped-up law enforcement patrols around the state Thursday. The Department of Public Safety reports that a total of …

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    06 Jul 13
  • PregnantWoman

    A 19-year-old New Ulm man has been charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl. Cody L. Stark is also accused of getting the girl pregnant. The girl was …

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    05 Jul 13
  • HospitalPatient

    Two people were injured by electrical shocks while working on a boat in Sherburne County’s Eagle Lake. Family members say a man was standing in the water, attempting to charge the boat’s battery, when he …

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    05 Jul 13
  • NasirAbdalla

    An 18-year-old soccer player has been charged with second-degree assault in Nicollet County Court after allegedly threatening his coach with a goal stake. The incident occurred last weekend at North Ridge Park in North Mankato. …

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    05 Jul 13
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Governor Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 Minnesota counties hit by storms, flash floods and massive power outages last month. The June storms downed power lines, toppled trees, sucked chunks of roadway …

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    05 Jul 13
  • Mosquito

    For the first time this summer, mosquitoes are testing positive for West Nile virus, including in Carver County. No human cases have been reported in Minnesota at this point, although Iowa and South Dakota have …

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    05 Jul 13