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  • Texting

    A Meadowlands man faces 3 counts of felony terroristic threats in Nicollet County Court for allegedly sending threatening text messages to his children and their mother. 23-year-old James Ferry is accused of sending text messages …

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    22 Aug 12
  • Burglary

    An Amboy man faces felony charges for his alleged involvement in a burglary in Blue Earth County last week. 32-year-old Lucas John Slama made his first appearance in court on Monday, and has been charged …

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    22 Aug 12
  • Highway14RibbonCutting

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Tuesday for a new stretch of four-lane highway in southern Minnesota. The newly-expanded Highway 14 will give drivers a direct route between Owatonna and Mankato. Congressman Tim Walz was among …

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    22 Aug 12
  • Mosquito

    The Minnesota Department of Health says that an elderly resident of Stevens County has died due to the West Nile virus. The death marks the 16th West Nile-related death in the state since 2002. Epidemiologist …

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    21 Aug 12
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A 21-year-old Cokato man was charged with 3 counts of criminal vehicular homicide and other charges on Monday for his involvement in a deadly crash that killed three family members east of Willmar Friday night. …

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    21 Aug 12
  • Crash

    A Balaton man was injured in a car crash on Highway 23 in Lyon County late Monday morning. 54-year-old Mark Harbo was driving a Dodge pickup truck westbound on Lyon County Road 33 when he …

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    21 Aug 12
  • DustinMurilla1

    A man accused of assaulting an Owatonna man with a tire iron and leaving him for dead was sentenced to extra jail time for a previous incident of assault in Blue Earth County Court on …

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    21 Aug 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue to dodge the worst of the drought that’s affecting most of the country. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the USDA says that the state experienced scattered showers and cooler …

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    21 Aug 12