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  • FatalAccident

    An Owatonna man is dead and two other people are injured after an extension cord fell into the water from a northern Minnesota boatlift. The Itasca County sheriff’s office says emergency crews were called Tuesday …

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    26 Jul 12
  • BankRobbery

    The two suspects in a bank robbery in Hutchinson last week will be making an appearance in court on Friday. Authorities say 25-year-old Eric Andrew Ebbers and 25-year-old Erica Reeves each face one felony count …

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    26 Jul 12
  • BrandonHall

    A Hanska man is in custody following a brief standoff with police earlier this week. 29-year-old Brandon Michael Hall held Mankato police at bay inside his ex-girlfriend’s apartment for about a half-hour while babysitting the …

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    26 Jul 12
  • SchoolBus

    Newly manufactured school buses transporting children to and from Minnesota schools will soon be required to have a new safety feature: crossing arms that protrude from the front bumper. A crossing arm will automatically extend …

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    26 Jul 12
  • GOP

    Republicans Mike Parry and Allen Quist are sharpening their attacks in an increasingly bitter primary fight in southern Minnesota’s 1st District. Quist called Parry “an embarrassment to the Republican Party” after Parry’s campaign focused on …

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    26 Jul 12
  • Conservation Drainage Session

    A public informational session on “Conservation Drainage” is being held this (THU) evening in the City of Sleepy Eye. Coalition For A Clean Minnesota River Executive Director Scott Sparlin says that today’s informational session will …

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    26 Jul 12
  • Meth

    A New Ulm man faces a felony drug charge after being pulled over because of a burnt-out brake light and because he was spotted swerving. The officer that stopped the Chevy Blazer driven by 20-year-old …

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    25 Jul 12
  • Judge

    A court date has now been set for a lawsuit against the City of LeSueur. A group of LeSueur citizens have asked city leaders to amend an ordinance relating to public nuisance liability, before approving …

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    25 Jul 12