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  • Student Writing

    A sample of 2,500 Minnesota eighth graders tested among the best in the world in technical subjects, ranking sixth-highest in science and seventh-highest in math. State education officials say the scores place Minnesota at the …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Crash2

    A North Mankato man was killed in a head-on collision with a semi-truck on Highway 169 Monday afternoon. The crash occurred just north of Highway 14 at around 4pm. 63-year-old James Hughes was driving a …

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    11 Dec 12
  • Crash

    Highway 109 east of Wells was closed for around 2 hours Monday afternoon following a head-on collision that injured an Albert Lea man and left a Mankato man in critical condition. 23-year-old Jared Bowman of …

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    11 Dec 12
  • MattShetka1

    Students and staff at New Prague Area Schools are mourning the death of a popular teacher and coach. Fifty-four-year-old Matt Shetka died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow at his home. The …

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    11 Dec 12
  • MarkChalin

    A St. James man accused of having sex while driving and causing the death of 2 women has been sentenced to over 4 years in prison. The fatal crash occurred in August of 2011. 24-year-old …

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    11 Dec 12
  • IdentityTheft

    Thousands of Minnesotans may have been impacted by a recent data security breach at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Reports say the personal information of more than 98,000 Minnesota residents may have been released during the …

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    11 Dec 12
  • Snowplow2

    As the cleanup from the weekend’s snowstorm continues, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to drive according to conditions. Heavy snow compaction and ice are continuing to make travel difficult in some locations, and …

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    11 Dec 12
  • Moose

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to add moose to the state’s endangered species list. The moose population is declining in Minnesota, so the DNR wants to list the animal as a ‘species of …

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    11 Dec 12