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  • HealthCareReform

    The DFL-controlled Minnesota House is set to vote on a “Health Insurance Exchange” today (MON) that is a part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. House Majority Leader Erin Murphy says the Health Insurance Marketplace …

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    04 Mar 13
  • DeerHighway

    A Mapleton woman who struck a deer on Highway 169 Friday morning has reportedly died from her injuries. It happened at just after 6:30am in Faribault County near Winnebago. 45-year-old Catherine Treanor was driving a …

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    02 Mar 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a car crash at the intersection of Highways 71 and 19 in Renville County late Friday morning. A 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by 62-year-old Lyndon Woelfel of Bird Island was …

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    02 Mar 13
  • SWATRiverValleyTacticalResponseTeam

    A 25-year-old Mankato man is in custody following a standoff with police early Friday morning that involved members of the River Valley Tactical Response Team. Authorities were called to the home on Grove Street in …

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    02 Mar 13
  • LionelBenavidez

    A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of a Mankato man in 2007 made an appearance in Blue Earth County Court on Thursday. 26-year-old Lionel Benavidez was convicted for the murder of …

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    02 Mar 13
  • FireplaceInsert

    A fire that destroyed a historic home near Kasota recently has been ruled accidental. Firefighters from North Mankato, St. Peter, Nicollet and Cleveland battled the blaze at the home of Ruth Dutler off Highway 22 …

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    02 Mar 13
  • HighSchoolCoach

    Minnesota high school coaches could soon have a bit more job protection. A bill now before the Legislature would add a sentence to the existing Minnesota law that governs the rights of coaches to contest …

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    02 Mar 13
  • MinnesotaHistoryCenter

    A new exhibit exploring Minnesota’s role in the Civil War opens today (SAT) at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. “Minnesota and the Civil War” features artifacts as well as first-hand accounts from letters, …

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    02 Mar 13