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  • Fire

    The Henderson Fire Department responded to a hay bale fire on Saturday. The fire started in the bed of a Dodge pickup truck driven by 59-year-old Timothy Pesek of Henderson while he was driving eastbound …

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    22 Apr 14
  • MarijuanaPlants

    A New Ulm man fighting several felony drug charges after numerous marijuana plants were allegedly discovered in his home is scheduled to be in court today (TUE). Attorneys for 33-year-old Jon Hansen II have said …

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    22 Apr 14
  • DistractedDriving2

    A total of 550 Minnesota motorists were ticketed for texting-while-driving during the 10-day distracted-driving enforcement campaign that ended Sunday.  Traffic Safety Office Director Donna Berger says those number of citations in such a short time …

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    22 Apr 14
  • TilledField

    The snow and cold in Minnesota last week continued to delay field work on farms across the state. In its weekly crop progress report, the US Department of Agriculture says it received reports of limited …

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    22 Apr 14
  • NordicStormRegionalWinners2014

    A high school robotics team made up of students from Lake Crystal, Mankato, and St. Peter is heading to the national championship in St. Louis, Missouri this week. The Nordic Storm team consists of 19 …

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    22 Apr 14
  • KatoEntertainmentCenter

    One person is dead and three others injured after gunfire broke out in the parking lot of the Kato Entertainment Center early Sunday morning. The shooting happened at just before 2am as an event inside …

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    21 Apr 14
  • CapsizedCanoe

    A 39-year-old Madison Lake man was killed Saturday night when a canoe capsized on Madison Lake. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says that 30-year-old Michael Grissom of Madison Lake was able to swim to …

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    21 Apr 14
  • MNSecurityHospital

    Authorities spent the weekend searching for a person missing from the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. The adult male was reportedly issued a day pass on Friday, but didn’t return to the facility. The …

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    21 Apr 14