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  • Crash2

    A Mankato man and his 8-year-old son were seriously injured Saturday morning when their car hit a semi-truck on Highway 22 in Blue Earth County. 47-year-old Lord Baji was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on …

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    20 May 13
  • CarDealership

    Authorities in Mankato are asking for the public’s help in solving a weekend burglary at a car dealership. The break-in at Northtown Auto on North Riverfront Drive apparently took place at some point between 10:30 …

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    20 May 13
  • ClickItOrTicket1

    A statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign gets underway today (MON) with extra law enforcement patrols hitting Minnesota’s roadways. The seatbelt enforcement campaign runs through June 2nd. Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will be …

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    20 May 13
  • MNLegislature

    The Legislature has sent Governor Dayton an $11-billion package of spending on health and assistance programs that includes a 5% pay increase for nursing home workers. The Senate passed the Democratic-crafted bill on Saturday afternoon …

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    20 May 13
  • Vote21

    Minnesota voters will decide in 2016 if the constitution should be changed to let an independent board set the pay of legislators. The state Senate voted 43-23 early today (MON) to put the proposed amendment …

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    20 May 13
  • Drone

    The Minnesota National Guard has officially launched its new nearly $4-million Unmanned Aircraft Operations Facility at Camp Ripley. The facility is capable of storing, maintaining and launching the unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, …

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    20 May 13
  • LottoBalls

    Even though Saturday’s winning Powerball ticket was sold in Florida, Minnesota did benefit from the hoopla surrounding the record $590-million lottery jackpot. State Lottery Executive Director Ed Van Petten says the drawing generated $8.8-million for …

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    20 May 13
  • Tractor2

    A 19-year-old woman was injured near Lafayette Thursday afternoon when she was run over by a tractor. The Lafayette Fire Department and Lafayette Ambulance were called out to a farm on 571st Avenue just south …

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    18 May 13