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  • JordanCox

    An Austin man accused of assaulting a woman in Mankato in late January and then robbing a man on the street before leading police on a high-speed car chase was sentenced to a year in …

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    20 Apr 13
  • ArmourEckrich

    The employees of a meat-processing plant in St. James have filed a lawsuit against the company over allegations they weren’t paid for all the hours they worked. The complaint says that workers at Armor Eckrich …

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    20 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    From $3 more for a driver’s license to higher charges for water usage, hundreds of millions of dollars in fee increases are strewn throughout the budget bills starting to pass at the Capitol. Minnesota House …

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    20 Apr 13
  • WinterCrash

    The snowy and icy conditions on Minnesota roadways on Thursday are being blamed for multiple car crashes, including several in the local area. On Highway 71 in Renville County an armored truck hit a semi …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Fire

    Investigators have determined that a fire that destroyed a home in Clements last week started in the chimney of the house. Firefighters from Clements and Wanda battled the blaze for several hours last Wednesday, but …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Judge

    A rural North Mankato couple accused of starving their 8-year-old adopted son have had their parental rights terminated by a Nicollet County judge. Judge Todd Westphal says he’s not convinced Mona and Russell Hauer intended …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Flu2

    Minnesota health officials have confirmed two more flu-related deaths, bringing the state’s influenza death toll to 190 so far this season. The flu season continues to wind down in Minnesota, however, with no nursing homes …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Drought

    New data is showing the first major improvement in Minnesota’s drought situation since last fall. An updated map from the US Drought Monitor released Thursday rates two-thirds of Minnesota as still being in drought. But …

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    19 Apr 13