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  • Fire

    Church services will be held outdoors this Sunday for one southwestern Minnesota congregation.  An electrical fire at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota caused smoke and water damage and firefighters even had to punch a hole …

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    30 Jun 12
  • FatalCrash

    Authorities released the identity on Friday of the person killed in a crash with a semi-truck near the City of Cottonwood Monday night. 21-year-old Alan Maag of Cottonwood was driving a Buick LeSabre on Lyon …

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    30 Jun 12
  • Train

    A Nicollet man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after his car was hit by a train in the City of Lake Crystal. The incident happened at just before 9:30am at the railroad crossing near Highway 60 …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Exports1

    Minnesota exports set another record in the first quarter of 2012, the sixth straight quarterly export record. The Minnesota Trade Office’s Katie Clark says that Minnesota exported a record $4.9-billion worth of products, a record …

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    29 Jun 12
  • GasPumps1

    The cost of gasoline continues to drop in Minnesota. The statewide average for regular unleaded is now hovering at around $3.44 a gallon, still above the national average, but 17-cents less than it was last …

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    29 Jun 12
  • DrunkDriving

    Increased DWI patrols are slated for this weekend. It’s been one-year since enhanced impaired driving sanctions became effective in Minnesota, which includes the use of ignition interlock. Repeat DWI offenders as well as first-time offenders …

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    29 Jun 12
  • ThomasLindstrom

    A St. Paul man faces felony burglary charges in Brown County Court after allegedly breaking into the Sleepy Eye Servicemen’s Club over the weekend. Sleepy Eye police were on patrol at around 2:30am Saturday when …

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    29 Jun 12
  • JamesEiring

    The trial of a Mankato man who led authorities from 3 counties on a high-speed car chase in March got underway this week in Sibley County Court. 47-year-old James Allen Eiring was being sought on …

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    29 Jun 12