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  • Retired Faribault County educator charged with child pornography

    A retired United South Central educator has been charged with 9 felony counts of possession of child pornography after he was allegedly found with 500 images and videos of minors. Sixty-six-year-old John Marvin Denger of …

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    14 Mar 17
  • Gordman’s chain store files for bankruptcy, closing 6 MN stores

    Gordman’s Department Store operator is filing for bankruptcy protection and plans to liquidate its inventory. The chain has a store in Mankato as well as five stores in the Twin Cities area. Growth slowed in …

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    14 Mar 17
  • New director appointed to St. Cloud VA Healthcare system

    The Department of Veterans Affairs announced recently the appointment of the new director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. Stephan D. Black has over 18 years of health care experience, eight years of …

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    14 Mar 17
  • Madelia Strong

    Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill Friday morning to give $1.7 million dollars in aid to Madelia. Just over a year ago fire destroyed 9 downtown businesses. The community has since rebuilt, but residents had …

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    11 Mar 17
  • Jason Waltz

    New Ulm Police have taken into custody and charged  a 40-year-old New Ulm man for demanding Schedule II drugs from the pharmacy at Walgreens in New Ulm Tuesday afternoon. According to the criminal complaint, a …

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    10 Mar 17
  • car accident

    A 66-year-old St. James woman was seriously injured in a crash with a semi Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 4 and 19 in Fairfax. The state patrol says Cecelia Marie Hippert was a …

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    10 Mar 17
  • Olivia

    The Olivia Police Department alerted the public of a missing person with the Code Red Community Notification System and the missing person was located. According to authorities, an adult male left his residence with the …

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    10 Mar 17
  • Michael Deal

    A deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce was among several men arrested in a recent prostitution sting in St. Paul. Forty-six-year-old Michael Shane Deal of Litchfield was arrested Tuesday. He has been released …

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    09 Mar 17