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    A Litchfield man made his first appearance in court on Tuesday after allegedly leading police on a high-speed car chase Sunday morning. 25-year-old Benjamin Jeffrey Norlin faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer …

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    25 Jul 12
  • Rain

    Weather forecasters say up to three-inches of rain could fall in some spots by the time this current storm system moves through the lower two-thirds of Minnesota. Rainfall amounts around the local area as of …

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    24 Jul 12
  • ChildrensMuseumSouthernMinnesota

    The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota has announced ambitious plans to build a $4-million permanent museum in downtown Mankato. The museum’s executive director appeared before the Mankato City Council on Monday to ask for a …

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    24 Jul 12
  • AirShow

    The recent 2-day airshow in the City of Mankato made a profit of approximately $30,000, which will be used for future air shows. The show’s numbers were presented to the Mankato City Council on Monday. …

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    24 Jul 12
  • Fire

    Firefighters in New Ulm, along with members of the New Ulm Police Department, were called out to the parking lot of the New Ulm Target store Monday afternoon after a report of a vehicle fire …

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    24 Jul 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota’s small-grain harvest is running well ahead of the average pace. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the USDA says that the spring wheat harvest was 17% complete as of Sunday, compared with …

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    24 Jul 12
  • Melchert-Dinkel1

    A former nurse from southern Minnesota convicted of searching out suicidal people in online chat rooms and encouraging them to kill themselves will remain free pending his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court. 49-year-old William …

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    24 Jul 12
  • Burglars

    A recent rash of burglaries in Le Sueur County has residents of the area on edge, and police warning citizens to take precautionary measures when storing your valuables. Authorities are investigating multiple burglaries and thefts …

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    24 Jul 12