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  • LeoCharlesKoppala

    A Catholic priest from Blue Earth is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl. 47-year-old Leo Charles Koppala has been charged with 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct in Faribault County Court, and his bail was set …

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    11 Jun 13
  • LynnSeibel1

    A former student is suing a Faribault prep school over allegations that it allowed a teacher to continue to sexually exploit students. The civil lawsuit says the plaintiff was a minor student at Shattuck-St. Mary’s …

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    11 Jun 13
  • USCapitol

    The US Senate on Monday passed a 5-year Farm Bill which reforms federal programs and strengthens the farm safety net. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it gives Minnesota ag producers the certainty they need to plan …

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    11 Jun 13
  • CornEmergence

    Yet another week of wet weather last week prevented Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done. The weekly crop report from the USDA says that just over 2-and-a-half days were rated suitable for fieldwork last …

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    11 Jun 13
  • A woman and a girl have died after a boat overturned on Lac qui Parle lake, sending its occupants into the water. The boat flipped over Saturday afternoon near Boyd’s Landing. Authorities pulled three people …

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    10 Jun 13
  • TruckPullingBoat

    An Alexandria man was injured on Highway 71 in Redwood County Saturday morning when his van hit a boat. 72-year-old Kenneth Caller was driving a Chrysler van southbound on 71 when the crash occurred at …

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    10 Jun 13
  • Crash

    Four people were injured in a car crash on Highway 169 in Blue Earth County Saturday afternoon. It happened at around 1:30pm at the intersection with County Road 69. An eastbound Pontiac Vibe driven by …

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    10 Jun 13
  • StephenNoga

    The criminal sexual conduct trial of a staff member at a Hutchinson charter school is scheduled to get underway this week. 29-year-old Stephen Michael Noga was arrested at the New Century Charter School in Hutchinson …

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    10 Jun 13