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  • PoliceFootChase1

    A man who walked away from a minimum-security prison in Yankton, South Dakota last week is back in custody. Corrections officials say 26-year-old Eric Harcey was apprehended Monday in Scott County. Officials with the Montgomery …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Highway14

    Plans continue to unfold when it comes to expanding Highway 14. Democrat Tim Walz made a stop in Owatonna to tout the passage of the Transportation Bill in Congress and to advocate for a four-lane …

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    17 Jul 12
  • MAAE

    The Minnesota Association of Ag Educators held it’s annual banquet this week at Jackpot Junction. Several local-area ag educators were recognized at the banquet, including Rich Bauman of New Ulm. Bauman began his career in …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton has released his personal tax returns for last year. The governor, whose family wealth grew from the Dayton’s department store chain, reported a salary of about $105,000, and another $191,000 in capital gains. …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Drowning

    Authorities have identified the victim in a drowning at Lake Kohlmier in Owatonna on Wednesday. The death of 19-year-old Diego Ortiz Larios of Faribault has been ruled an accidental drowning. The drowning occurred at around …

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    14 Jul 12
  • accident-sign

    A 30-year-old Albert Lea man was killed in a car accident early Friday morning. Freeborn County authorities say that Adam Richard Christenson was driving a pickup truck on County Road 85 near Twin Lakes when …

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    14 Jul 12
  • BrianJansen

    Charges were expected to be filed Friday against a man from Lyle Township in rural Mower County who was shot by an officer responding to a domestic disturbance Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say 42-year-old Brian Jansen …

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    14 Jul 12
  • Dock

    Kandiyohi County authorities have identified a 70-year-old man who drowned in Lake Florida north of Willmar as James Toth, of rural Spicer. Law enforcement was informed that a person had been found in the water …

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    14 Jul 12