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  • Burglars

    Authorities in 6 different central Minnesota counties are searching for the suspect in dozens of daytime rural burglaries. Officials in Meeker, Kandiyohi, Grant, Stevens, Pope and Douglas Counties have received more than 30 reports of …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Burglary1

    Authorities are investigating break-ins at 2 churches in the City of Echo that took place over the weekend. Several different items were reportedly stolen from both the Alliance Church and Peace Lutheran Church in Echo. …

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    23 Jan 13
  • JeffreyLingl

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved to rural Bird Island, and the Renville County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Community Notification meeting in the near future to inform area residents. 54-year-old Jeffrey Joseph …

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    23 Jan 13
  • ChildAbuse1

    A North Mankato daycare that had appealed a decision to revoke its license for alleged child abuse last year now has another hearing set in the issue. The Trinity Daycare and Preschool had its license …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton is calling for an income tax increase on Minnesota’s wealthiest citizens. Dayton’s budget proposal released Tuesday would create a new 4th tier income tax bracket which would apply to taxable income over $250,000 …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Walz1

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz will be the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry. Walz says he looks forward to working with both Democrats and Republicans in promoting energy …

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    23 Jan 13
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday chose a representative to serve on the new “Nehl’s Park Elevated Storage Tank Aesthetics Committee.” Commissioner Dan Beranek will represent the PUC on the committee, which will …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton unveils his budget plan today (TUE), and many are wondering what tax increases he will propose. Democratic leaders at the legislature have basically said there will be tax increases — but haven’t said …

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    22 Jan 13