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  • Scam

    Authorities have issued a warning about a new scam in the area. Residents of Blue Earth County have reportedly been receiving phone calls from an anonymous person informing them that a credit card has been …

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    03 Apr 13
  • Stabbing

    A former MSU-Mankato student accused of assaulting another student with a knife last year pleaded guilty to felony 2nd-degree assault in court on Monday. 20-year-old Kevin Joseph Renquist was charged with assault and terroristic threats …

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    03 Apr 13
  • MargaretSchneider

    Authorities in Nicollet County have tossed out the case against an 86-year-old St. Peter woman accused of voter fraud. Margaret Schneider voted by absentee ballot last year, and then showed up again in August to …

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    03 Apr 13
  • MNStatePatrolSquad

    The Minnesota State Patrol says March has been a particularly dangerous month for troopers. Four squad cars have been hit as troopers assisted motorists along Minnesota interstates and highways, including a crash on Saturday when …

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    03 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota House Democrats are proposing $250-million in property tax relief, including a boost in refunds available to homeowners, new credits for renters and an increase in aid to local governments they say should reduce reliance …

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    03 Apr 13
  • JeffBertrang

    GFW Superintendent Jeff Bertrang is scheduled to officially enter his resignation during a special GFW School Board meeting this (WED) evening, and the New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to officially approve Bertrang’s …

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    03 Apr 13
  • Firefighters

    The investigation into the cause of a Saturday night house fire in the City of Sacred Heart continues, and the State Fire Marshall’s Office is assisting the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. The fire on the …

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    02 Apr 13
  • Arson

    A Fairmont man facing arson and terroristic threats charges pleaded Not Guilty in court on Monday, and the case will now go to trial. 20-year-old Timothy Jude Brickner is accused of starting a fire in …

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    02 Apr 13