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  • Fire

    A house in Fairmont is being called a total loss following an early morning fire on Sunday. The fire at the unoccupied residence on Albion Avenue was reported at around 4am. The Fairmont Fire Department …

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    04 Sep 12
  • ChalkOutline

    Authorities report that a body was found in a wooded area in western Albert Lea over the weekend. A neighbor reportedly smelled an odor and discovered the corpse. The body was reported to police Saturday …

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    04 Sep 12
  • WorldsBiggestBurger

    A Minnesota casino has cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that’s 10 feet in diameter and weighs more than a ton. The monster of a burger was served up Sunday at the Black Bear Casino …

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    04 Sep 12
  • BattleOfBirchCoulee

    Sunday is the 150th anniversary of the battle of Birch Coulee, the most deadly for US forces in the Dakota War of 1862. The battle took place about 16 miles from Fort Ridgely, where a …

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    01 Sep 12
  • TimothyHuber

    A rural Paynesville man who faces 1st-degree murder charges along with his 82-year-old father was in court on Thursday for an Omnibus Hearing. 46-year-old Timothy Huber and his father, Delbert Huber, face the possibility of …

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    01 Sep 12
  • UnderageDrinking

    Friday was move-in day for more than 700 freshmen at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. And as the college kids begin arriving in St. Peter, and with the Labor Day weekend underway as well, …

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    01 Sep 12
  • Burglars

    Two Mankato men have been arrested in connection with multiple burglaries. 19-year-old Brandon Dale Huser and 21-year-old Benjamin Judson Scott Flower were identified as suspects during an investigation of recent burglaries and thefts in Mankato. …

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    01 Sep 12
  • Sword

    A 25-year-old rural Vernon Center man is accused of threatening his father with a sword. Timothy Truenbach allegedly raised the sword over his head and began swinging it at his father. Truenbach’s mother told authorities …

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    01 Sep 12