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  • ChildAbuse1

    The rural North Mankato couple accused of starving their 8-year-old adopted child made an appearance in court on Tuesday in an effort to maintain parental rights for their other 3 children. The boy reportedly weighed …

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    21 Nov 12
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    Health officials are investigating an outbreak that sickened dozens of people at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato last week. A Minnesota Department of Health spokesperson says the outbreak appears to be norovirus. The virus …

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    21 Nov 12
  • WhoopingCough

    The number of confirmed cases of Whooping Cough continues to rise in Minnesota. The State Health Department reports that the latest number of cases of Pertussis now totals more than 4,100 this year. Whooping Cough …

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    21 Nov 12
  • Temperature2

    t looks like the warm weather will be here for the holiday this week. State Climatologist Pete Boulay says that Thursday’s forecasted highs of around 60-degrees across the lower two-thirds of Minnesota are unusual, with …

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    21 Nov 12
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    Governor Dayton “pardoned” a Minnesota-grown turkey Tuesday during a brief ceremony in his office. It’s an annual tradition in a state that produces 46-million turkeys a year, making it the nation’s leading provider. This year’s …

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    21 Nov 12
  • DaleMeans1

    A Minnesota soldier has been killed in combat while serving in Afghanistan. 23-year-old Lance Corporal Dale Means was reportedly killed by an Improvised Explosive Device on Sunday. He was deployed to Afghanistan in July after …

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    20 Nov 12
  • BrianFreeman

    A Ceylon man accused of murdering his estranged wife’s boyfriend pleaded Not Guilty to 1st-degree murder during an appearance in court on Monday. 29-year-old Brian Daniel Freeman faces the possibility of spending the rest of …

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    20 Nov 12
  • PrescriptionDrugs

    A Vernon Center woman faces multiple felony charges in Nicollet County Court for allegedly stealing prescription pills from a St. Peter residence. 24-year-old Elizabeth Norma Blackstad is accused of entering the home of an acquaintance …

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    20 Nov 12