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  • CreditCardSwipe

    The Belle Plaine Police Department has been investigating dozens of reports of credit card fraud in recent weeks, but will now be handing the cases over to the United States Secret Service. Belle Plaine authorities …

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    26 Jan 13
  • NewRichland

    Authorities in New Richland are investigating reports of cats being tortured and killed in the community. Two such incidents have been reported in recent weeks. One reportedly involved a group of adolescents torturing and kicking …

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    26 Jan 13
  • MNDNR

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has released the name of the former employee who accessed driving or motor vehicle records of around 5,000 Minnesotans without authorization. John A. Hunt was the Enforcement Division’s administrative …

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    26 Jan 13
  • Firefighters

    A Redwood Falls apartment complex was evacuated Thursday evening after a fire broke out. Fire crews were called out to Lakeside Manor on Minnesota Street in Redwood Falls at just before 7pm Thursday, and when …

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    25 Jan 13
  • Fire

    The Lake Crystal Fire Department was called out to a storage shed fire about 6 miles southeast of the town Thursday afternoon. The structure was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene …

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    25 Jan 13
  • BurtonEwing1

    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient charged with attempted murder made his first appearance in court Thursday. 49-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr was out on a day pass from the St. Peter facility last May when …

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    25 Jan 13
  • ChadGulbertson

    An Albert Lea man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend with a hammer wants his first-degree murder conviction thrown out. Chad Gulbertson was sentenced to life in prison in April 2010, after a jury found him …

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    25 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    Another 15 Minnesotans died from flu-related complications over the past week, bringing the total now to 75 deaths since the start of the flu season. and while flu activity appears to be slowing down compared …

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    25 Jan 13