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  • ClarkJohnson

    The local area’s newest State Representative was sworn in this (TUE) morning. Democrat Clark Johnson will serve District 19-A, which covers all of Nicollet County and parts of Blue Earth and Le Sueur Counties. Johnson …

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    20 Feb 13
  • WinterDriving

    Highways across the local area are now open this (TUE) morning, although officials say that blizzard conditions and areas of limited visibility may persist in some locations. Hazardous and difficult driving conditions are being reported …

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    19 Feb 13
  • FatalCrash

    A 35-year-old Marshall woman is dead after a head-on accident near the Granite Falls Airport Monday morning. A 2007 GMC Sierra driven by 50-year-old Jennifer Henslin of Granite Falls was driving northbound on Highway 23 …

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    19 Feb 13
  • Crash

    A Vernon Center man was injured in a car crash on Highway 169 Monday morning. It happened at just after 5am about 2 miles north of Winnebago. 20-year-old Alberto Padron of Vernon Center was driving …

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    19 Feb 13
  • MNLegislature

    A bill has been introduced in the Minnesota House that would protect a victim’s property if a spouse if accused of killing them. The legislation stems from the murder of James Nibbe in Lake Crystal …

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    19 Feb 13
  • MNCapitol

    The Legislature has sent Governor Dayton a bill that will allow about 250,000 Minnesota taxpayers to claim new federal tax deductions on their state taxes as well. The House gave the legislation final approval Monday. …

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    19 Feb 13
  • ClarkJohnson

    The newest local-area state representative was being sworn in this (TUE) morning. Democrat Clark Johnson of North Mankato was sworn into office by House Speaker Paul Thissen today at 9:30am. The 60-year-old MSU-Mankato professor was …

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    19 Feb 13
  • HeadOnCollision

    Four people were seriously injured in a head-on crash on Highway 60 in Blue Earth County early Saturday morning. It happened at about 3:30am, and the State Patrol says that the highway was wet at …

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    18 Feb 13