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  • Dollars

    Federal criminal charges have been filed against a Belview woman for allegedly stealing funds from CD accounts at MinnWest Bank in Marshall. 47-year-old Barbra Rechtzigel is charged with one count of embezzlement by a bank …

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    25 Jul 12
  • MNSecurityHospital

    A federal judge has certified a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program as a class action on behalf of everyone committed to the program. US District Judge Donovan Frank ruled Tuesday …

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    25 Jul 12
  • RRCrossing

    A deadly railroad crossing near the City of Lake Crystal will be getting signals and gates ahead of schedule. The crossing at Blue Earth County Road 112 was the site of a fatal accident in …

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    25 Jul 12
  • GFWiPads

    The GFW School Board on Monday approved a 30-year contract with wireless broadband provider Clearwire, pending FCC approval. GFW’s current FFC-approved license for four Instructional Television Fixed Service channels expires in October. Clearwire will provide …

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    25 Jul 12
  • litch_story

    A Litchfield man made his first appearance in court on Tuesday after allegedly leading police on a high-speed car chase Sunday morning. 25-year-old Benjamin Jeffrey Norlin faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer …

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    25 Jul 12
  • Rain

    Weather forecasters say up to three-inches of rain could fall in some spots by the time this current storm system moves through the lower two-thirds of Minnesota. Rainfall amounts around the local area as of …

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    24 Jul 12
  • ChildrensMuseumSouthernMinnesota

    The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota has announced ambitious plans to build a $4-million permanent museum in downtown Mankato. The museum’s executive director appeared before the Mankato City Council on Monday to ask for a …

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    24 Jul 12
  • AirShow

    The recent 2-day airshow in the City of Mankato made a profit of approximately $30,000, which will be used for future air shows. The show’s numbers were presented to the Mankato City Council on Monday. …

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    24 Jul 12