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  • Sword

    A 25-year-old rural Vernon Center man is accused of threatening his father with a sword. Timothy Truenbach allegedly raised the sword over his head and began swinging it at his father. Truenbach’s mother told authorities …

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    01 Sep 12
  • Temperature2

    The statewide high on Thursday hit 100-degrees in Waseca, with 99-degree readings in Owatonna, Fairmont and Red Wing. Meteorologist Kerry Hanko says we should get a slight bit of relief today (FRI), with highs mostly …

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    31 Aug 12
  • Gun

    An 8-year-old Dassel boy is hospitalized at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis after he was hit in the head by a ricocheting bullet. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call Thursday afternoon about the …

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    31 Aug 12
  • PhoneScam1

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning on a phone scam. Several residents of Brown County have been receiving calls from people identifying themselves as being with the Federal Government, Social Security or …

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    31 Aug 12
  • Geneve,le 13 Septembre 2007.Route de thonon sortie Vesenaz dir Geneve.Accident de la circulation impliquant un camion et un scooter ou se trouvaient 2 personnes.Photo:Laurent Guiraud.

    The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle and driver involved in a near collision in North Mankato on Tuesday. It happened at just before 12:30pm. A Mankato man was …

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    31 Aug 12
  • Jury

    A St. Peter man accused of physically abusing a 7-week-old infant last year was recently cleared of all the charges against him. 42-year-old Todd Michael Meyer had been charged with assault, malicious punishment of a …

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    31 Aug 12
  • InvasiveSpecies2

    Eurasian Watermilfoil has now been discovered in lakes in McLeod and Blue Earth counties. The aquatic invasive species forms dense mats of vegetation and crowds out native aquatic plants, clogs boat propellers, and makes water …

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    31 Aug 12
  • MichaelBrodkorb1

    A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired over an affair with the chamber’s majority leader is narrowing his lawsuit against the state. Michael Brodkorb was fired last year after Senate leaders discovered his affair …

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    31 Aug 12