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  • HogBarnFire

    A hog barn near Comfrey was totally destroyed by a fire Wednesday night. The Jeffers Fire Department responded to the blaze at around 9pm before requesting mutual aid assistance from Comfrey and Darfur firefighters. The …

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    01 Nov 12
  • Fire

    The New Ulm Fire Department was called out to a garage fire near Searles Wednesday afternoon. The call for the fire at 18951 Riverbluff Drive just north of Searles was received at about 1:15pm, and …

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    01 Nov 12
  • ToddHoffner1

    Suspended MSU-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner made his first public comments on Wednesday since being levied with child pornography charges, and told the court that cellphone videos of his naked children were not inappropriate. The …

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    01 Nov 12
  • CarChase

    Formal charges have been filed against a 19-year-old Chaska man who allegedly led Mankato Police on a high-speed car chase Saturday night. Vincent Lee was allegedly going 81 miles-per-hour when spotted by police, and reportedly …

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    01 Nov 12
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    More volunteers from southern Minnesota Red Cross chapters are on their way to help with storm relief efforts on the east coast, and the organization has now received a national grant to ensure they’ll have …

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    01 Nov 12
  • Flu

    Minnesota’s flu season is off to a slow start, but the state Health Department is reporting one nursing home outbreak in the past week. There were a total of three people hospitalized with influenza over …

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    01 Nov 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers are finishing the harvest ahead of the 5-year average. According to the final Minnesota crop report of the season, the USDA says that farmers nearly wrapped up the corn harvest last week, despite …

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    01 Nov 12
  • PickupRollover

    Criminal charges have been filed in connection with a fatal rollover near Courtland this past June. Authorities have determined that 21-year-old Derek Lawrence Stavish of Sartell was the driver in the crash which killed 19-year-old …

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    31 Oct 12