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  • FishKill

    The recent heat wave is being blamed for killing thousands of fish in several southern Minnesota lakes. Most of the lakes are shallow, and thus more susceptible to summer fish kills, and most of the …

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    11 Jul 12
  • RobertDocherty

    Governor Dayton has appointed New Ulm resident Robert Docherty to the open judgeship position in Brown County’s 5th Judicial District. The opening on the bench was created when Judge John Rodenberg began serving on the …

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    11 Jul 12
  • KevinColeman

    A Waseca man has been sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion. Kevin Coleman was sentenced to 70 months in prison on Tuesday in federal court. …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota is warning consumers about a new utility bill scam. Potential victims are receiving a letter, phone call, or text message that claims that the Obama administration will pay up …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Fire

    Firefighters from Mankato responded to a grass fire along Highway 14 Monday night. The grass fire between Highways 14 and 169 on the east side of the Minnesota River was reported at around 7:30pm Monday. …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota crops continued to progress ahead of the average over the past week, even with record-setting temperatures. The USDA’s weekly crop-weather report for Minnesota says that statewide, average temperatures were 9-degrees above normal last week. …

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    10 Jul 12
  • FatalAccident

    More information has been released on an early Sunday morning boating accident on Lake Shetek that left a Lamberton man dead. The Murray County Sheriff’s Office received a report at just before 12:30am that a …

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    10 Jul 12
  • ElishebaSwett

    A Worthington woman accused of attempting to kidnap an employee at the New Ulm Wal-Mart last month is scheduled to make an appearance in court today (TUE). 37-year-old Elisheba Joy Swett has been charged with …

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    10 Jul 12