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  • Wrobleski2

    A Willmar man convicted of taking part in a weeks-long crime spree in Renville County and the surrounding area last summer has been sentenced to 24 months in prison for writing checks on another person’s …

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    16 Jun 12
  • New Ulm Wal-Mart Evacuated

    The New Ulm Wal-Mart store was evacuated Thursday evening after an apparent attempted kidnapping led to a bomb threat. New Ulm Police Sergeant Paul Kalow says they received a call that a Wal-Mart patron was …

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    15 Jun 12
  • FatalCrash2

    A 27-year-old Mankato man is dead following a collision between his pickup truck and a semi in Waseca County Thursday morning. It happened at just after 6:30am on Elysian Lake Road. The 2003 Chevy Silverado …

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    15 Jun 12
  • FatalAccident

    Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash in Wright County early Thursday morning. 64-year-old Lyndon Lane Sheplee of Cokato died at the scene. He was reportedly travelling westbound …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Fire

    A home in Ellendale was destroyed by a fire Thursday morning. Authorities were called to the residence on 4th Avenue West in Ellendale at just after 8:30am and found it fully engulfed in flames. All …

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    15 Jun 12
  • JobFair

    The state’s unemployment rate held steady in May at 5.6%. State labor analyst Steve Hine says although job growth has flattened in recent months, several sectors in Minnesota are doing relatively well compared to the …

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    15 Jun 12
  • MankatoSculpture

    Authorities continue to search for the persons responsible for vandalizing a sculpture in Mankato, and the reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case has now been increased to $2,000. The “Tess” …

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    15 Jun 12
  • VoterID

    Top Minnesota lawmakers have approved an $18,000 legal expense in a fight to preserve a constitutional amendment that would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls. The expense was approved Thursday on …

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    15 Jun 12