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  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    The US Senate is expected to pass the Farm Bill now that they are back from recess, and Minnesota Senator Al Franken says the bill goes in a positive direction. He says it is a …

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    07 Jun 13
  • Thrivent

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is not just for Lutherans anymore. The company is dropping its Lutheran requirement and opening its banking, investment and insurance services to all Christians. The not-for-profit confirmed Thursday that 72% of the nearly …

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    07 Jun 13
  • Winstock

    Some of the top artists in country music will be in central Minnesota this weekend.  It’s the 20th anniversary of the popular Winstock Country Music Festival, and for the first time ever it’s completely sold …

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    07 Jun 13
  • Munt

    The Minnesota Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a former Mankato man in prison for killing his estranged wife. Joel Marvin Munt was convicted of killing Svetlana Munt in Mankato’s Rasmussen Woods Park in …

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    06 Jun 13
  • DavidNelson

    A Mankato man is accused of making terroristic threats against a police officer. Authorities say that the incident occurred near the Mankato Public Safety Center Friday night. A police officer allegedly saw 50-year-old David Marshall …

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    06 Jun 13
  • BrokenGlass

    Officials at a mosque in Owatonna want to know why vandals are targeting their religious center. A window was broken over the weekend at the Muslim Society Center. It’s the second time in two weeks …

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    06 Jun 13
  • SibleyCounty

    The Sibley County Board has accepted the resignation of Sibley County Engineer and Public Works Director Darin Mielke. He has served in the position for the past 8 years, and his resignation will be effective …

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    06 Jun 13
  • GayMarriageLicense

    Same-sex couples can now apply for Minnesota marriage licenses in some counties under the state’s new law allowing gay marriage. The new, gender-neutral license applications are available as of this (THU) morning in a few …

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    06 Jun 13