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  • MichelleObamaVeggies

    A junior chef from Madelia is among the winners of a White House challenge for kids ages 8 to 12 to create healthy lunchtime recipes. 9-year-old Kaitlyn Kirchner of Madelia will attend a meal at …

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    24 Jun 13
  • PrincessCrown

    Friendship Days took place over the weekend in the City of Nicollet, and a new Miss Nicollet was crowned as part of the festivities. Named 2013 Miss Nicollet during the coronation ceremony Saturday night was …

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    24 Jun 13
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Severe storms rolled across Minnesota early Friday morning and again Friday evening, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and even some hail. There was an 85 mile-per-hour wind gust reported in Benson in western Minnesota early …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Crash

    Two people were hurt in a car crash on Highway 14 in Blue Earth County Friday afternoon. A 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by 45-year-old Troy Riggle of Albert Lea was travelling northbound on …

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    22 Jun 13
  • DrugBustjpg

    One of the people arrested in a drug bust in North Mankato recently has pleaded guilty to a felony count of 3rd-degree possession. Under the terms of the plea deal, three other felony counts against …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Burglars

    Hundreds of dollars worth of plants and flowers have been reported stolen in the City of Fairmont in recent days. At least 10 plants have been stolen from 2 different Fairmont city parks within the …

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    22 Jun 13
  • MissingPersonSearch

    A toddler from Buffalo Lake is safe at home after wandering away earlier this week, leading to a massive search operation. The almost-3-year-old was apparently sleepwalking when she got up in the middle of the …

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    22 Jun 13
  • Judge

    An Albert Lea man whose hand was blown off in an explosion in his underground bunker has been charged with unlawful felony possession of an explosive device. 48-year-old Ronald Irvin Rofshus was making an explosive …

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    22 Jun 13