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  • HospitalPatient

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the death of a 26-year-old Nicollet County man who stopped breathing while in police custody. Authorities say that Andrew Derek Layton of North Mankato was found passed …

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    08 Jan 13
  • WaconiaHighSchool

    Fire officials were called to Waconia High School Monday morning after a report of a smoky fire set in a men’s bathroom. Carver County Sheriff’s officials say someone set fire to three rolls of toilet …

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    08 Jan 13
  • MSUMankato

    Officials at MSU-Mankato say that they’ll be conducting a national search for a new football coach. They’re looking to replace Todd Hoffner, who was stripped of the job late last month, despite being cleared of …

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    08 Jan 13
  • Radon

    Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and local health officials are encouraging you to test your home. The Department of Health’s Andrew Gilbert says that radon is colorless, odorless …

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    08 Jan 13
  • JoelBrinker

    A former St. Peter city councilor has announced his candidacy for the Minnesota House seat being vacated by Democrat Terry Morrow. 56-year-old Joel Brinker is now the third Republican running for the seat, following announcements …

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    08 Jan 13
  • MNLegislature

    State lawmakers are back at the Minnesota Capitol to open the 2013 legislative session today (TUE). A big question is, with another state budget deficit and Democrats now controlling both the House and the Senate, …

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    08 Jan 13
  • SchoolThreat

    Criminal charges are expected to be filed today (MON) against a juvenile Sleepy Eye male accused of making threats towards several area school districts on the website Facebook. The threats were reportedly made on Friday, …

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    07 Jan 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a crash on Highway 169 in Nicollet County Sunday afternoon. It happened at just after 4pm at the junction with Highway 14 in North Mankato. A southbound Honda Civic driven …

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    07 Jan 13