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  • 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
  • RedFlag

    Most locations in southern Minnesota are under a fire weather watch or a red flag warning through this (THU) evening, as high temps are expected to reach 95 to 100 degrees. Meterologist Chris Franks says …

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    30 Aug 12
  • MNSecurityHospital

    Staff injuries are on the rise at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. A new report finds that injuries have gone up sharply as the number of permanent psychiatrists has dropped from six to …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Cuffs

    A St. Peter man faces numerous criminal charges after allegedly assaulting the mother of his child for a second time. 33-year-old Christopher Hastings faces a total of seven charges, including felony domestic assault by strangulation. …

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    30 Aug 12