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  • ArlingtonWaterTower

    The City of Arlington gets a new city administrator this week. Liza Donabauer is a Minnesota native most recently served as the city clerk in Clearwater, Kansas. She also has previous experience working in government …

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    04 Jun 13
  • DavidLillehaug

    There was a “changing of the guard” at the Minnesota Supreme Court on Monday. David Lillehaug was sworn in as the newest associate justice in a ceremony at the Minnesota Judicial Center. He is replacing …

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    04 Jun 13
  • TomStinson

    Minnesota’s longtime state economist is retiring. Tom Stinson announced his retirement Monday after 26 years in the job. He’s the longest serving state economist in Minnesota history, having served under 5 different governors. The 70-year-old …

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    04 Jun 13
  • Crash

    A Hector teenager was injured in a crash on Highway 212 in Buffalo Lake Saturday afternoon. 17-year-old Andrew Best was driving a Chevy Blazer when he rear-ended a Chevy Avalanche at 1:30pm. The eastbound Avalanche …

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    03 Jun 13
  • Detours

    Motorists are advised to drive with caution on Highway 14 from Nicollet to North Mankato this week as crews replace the yellow delineators down the centerline. The extreme heat on May 13th and high winds …

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    03 Jun 13
  • Gun

    A North Mankato man faces felony charges for an accidental shooting at a Mankato gas station. 36-year-old Joshua Wolters has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm in a city and carrying a pistol …

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    03 Jun 13
  • MNIP2

    The State Independence Party re-elected chair Mark Jenkins at its convention in St. Cloud this past weekend, and ratified the decision to lift the party’s current ban on accepting PAC money. A call for a …

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    03 Jun 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross has blood drives taking place around the area over the next few days, including in New Ulm later in the week. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Minnesota Valley …

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    03 Jun 13