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  • MNIP

    Minnesota’s Independence Party gathered in Roseville Saturday for its state convention with hopes of finding a political toehold in the Legislature. About a dozen IP candidates have filed to run for House and Senate as …

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    25 Jun 12
  • MNStatePatrol (1)

    New information has surfaced that a law-enforcement program under investigation by the state was run by a Minnesota state trooper who’s faced multiple internal complaints about his behavior on the job. The Department of Public …

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    25 Jun 12
  • FoodStamps

    A 23-year-old Sleepy Eye woman faces multiple felony counts of welfare fraud and perjury in Brown County Court. Keshia Weigel was charged with 6 counts of wrongfully obtaining public assistance and 13 counts of perjury …

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    25 Jun 12
  • NUCaterpillarBld

    A contract engineering and manufacturing company has signed a purchase agreement for the former Caterpillar building in New Ulm. SpecSys Inc. is hoping to be moved into the plant on the northwest end of town …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Highway141

    The ongoing effort to widen and improve Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato may be moving forward, with Mn/DOT expected to make an announcement on the project this coming Tuesday. New Ulm Mayor Bob …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Cuffs

    A Nicollet man faces multiple assault charges over allegations that he beat a man staying at his home. 29-year-old Clinton Tyler Hammond is accused of striking the 27-year-old victim several times while telling him to …

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    22 Jun 12
  • RossHenderson

    An 18-year-old St. James man who lost most of his leg in a farm accident recently has returned home after a 9-day stay in the hospital. Ross Henderson was working at a feed mill when …

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    22 Jun 12
  • PowerLine1

    Eminent domain proceedings are underway as the installation of high-voltage power lines spanning the state begins. Land rights agents have been working with local property owners on purchasing easements for the CapX 2020 power lines …

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    22 Jun 12