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  • DarekNelson

    A Montevideo man has been found competent to stand trial in the murder of a co-worker last winter. 25-year-old Darek Nelson passed an evaluation after being accused of stabbing 18-year-old Vinessa Lozano to death after …

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    17 Oct 12
  • JustinBerg

    The new athletic director and dean of students for the Nicollet Public School faces 2 counts of felony theft for allegedly stealing school concession and ticket sales money on numerous occasions. 31-year-old Justin Berg of …

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    17 Oct 12
  • ElishebaSwett

    The Worthington woman who abducted an employee at the New Ulm Wal-Mart earlier this year and claimed there was a bomb in the store has been sentenced to 20 years of probation. 38-year-old Elisheba Joy …

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    17 Oct 12
  • EmptyGarage

    A New Auburn man with outstanding warrants in McLeod and Sibley Counties has been taken into custody after apparently using a storage unit in Hutchinson as a “hideout.” 22-year-old Damian John Ristau was arrested after …

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    17 Oct 12
  • FluShots

    State health officials are encouraging Minnesotans to continue getting vaccinated for influenza, despite a new report from the U of M. Researchers concluded that current vaccines offer “suboptimal” protection and a new game-changing vaccine needs …

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    17 Oct 12
  • Munt

    The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a Mankato man’s murder conviction. 36-year-old Joel Marvin Munt was sentenced to life in prison without parole after killing his ex-wife in front of their 3 …

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    16 Oct 12
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School District is holding a public hearing concerning the levy referendum being decided upon by district voters next month. Sleepy Eye schools are asking voters to approve a 5-year, $500 per-pupil levy …

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    16 Oct 12
  • FairmontSchools

    The Fairmont School Board has unanimously agreed to cut all non-mandated programs next school year if the district’s levy referendum being put before voters next month is unsuccessful. District residents are being asked to approve …

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    16 Oct 12