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  • ElishebaSwett

    The Worthington woman who abducted an employee at the New Ulm Wal-Mart earlier this year and claimed there was a bomb in the store has been sentenced to 20 years of probation. 38-year-old Elisheba Joy …

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    17 Oct 12
  • EmptyGarage

    A New Auburn man with outstanding warrants in McLeod and Sibley Counties has been taken into custody after apparently using a storage unit in Hutchinson as a “hideout.” 22-year-old Damian John Ristau was arrested after …

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    17 Oct 12
  • FluShots

    State health officials are encouraging Minnesotans to continue getting vaccinated for influenza, despite a new report from the U of M. Researchers concluded that current vaccines offer “suboptimal” protection and a new game-changing vaccine needs …

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    17 Oct 12
  • Munt

    The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a Mankato man’s murder conviction. 36-year-old Joel Marvin Munt was sentenced to life in prison without parole after killing his ex-wife in front of their 3 …

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    16 Oct 12
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School District is holding a public hearing concerning the levy referendum being decided upon by district voters next month. Sleepy Eye schools are asking voters to approve a 5-year, $500 per-pupil levy …

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    16 Oct 12
  • FairmontSchools

    The Fairmont School Board has unanimously agreed to cut all non-mandated programs next school year if the district’s levy referendum being put before voters next month is unsuccessful. District residents are being asked to approve …

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    16 Oct 12
  • Vote

    Today (TUE) is the deadline to pre-register to vote for Minnesota voters who don’t want to bring ID or other documentation on Election Day. Voters can also register at the polls on Election Day, as …

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    16 Oct 12
  • FloodedFields

    The application deadline is right around the corner for farmers to apply for state flood assistance in 15 Minnesota counties impacted by record rainfall and flooding in June. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Kevin Plant …

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    16 Oct 12