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  • MichaelBrodkorb1

    Former GOP staffer Michael Brodkorb is suing the Minnesota Senate for at least $600,000 in past and future lost wages. The lawsuit filed Thursday also asks for an unspecified amount of money for alleged pain …

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    27 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    A lawsuit was filed against Nicollet County this week. The Taylor Corporation is suing the county over claims that the company’s property taxes for a facility in North Mankato are greater than the actual value …

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    27 Apr 13
  • ShakopeeExplosion

    An explosion at en energy plant in Shakopee on Thursday rattled windows, shook buildings, and prompted evacuations, but nobody was hurt. Koda Energy and Rahr Malting operate in a joint venture just south of the …

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    26 Apr 13
  • TimothyHuber

    The jury has been selected in the first-degree murder trial of Timothy John Huber in Kandiyohi County Court. The jurors were selected by Tuesday afternoon, and the attorneys in the case were giving their opening …

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    26 Apr 13
  • MobileHomeFire

    Authorities continue to investigate a suspected arson that took place in the City of Olivia last week, but there are no suspects at this time. The fire last Monday destroyed the mobile home owned by …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Flu

    Minnesota health officials are reporting four more influenza-related deaths over the past week. That brings the state’s death toll from the flu to 194 since the season started in October. The number of people hospitalized …

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    26 Apr 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board appointed a new school board member Thursday evening. Jill Hulke resigned from the board after learning that her home is outside the District 88 boundaries. A total of …

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    26 Apr 13
  • MNLegislature

    Democrats in the Minnesota Senate passed a nearly $16-billion K-12 education funding bill Thursday night over Republicans’ objections that it relaxes student testing standards and postpones a new teacher evaluation program. Lino Lakes Republican Roger …

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    26 Apr 13