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  • New Ulm Wal-Mart Evacuated

    The New Ulm Wal-Mart store was evacuated Thursday evening after an apparent attempted kidnapping led to a bomb threat. New Ulm Police Sergeant Paul Kalow says they received a call that a Wal-Mart patron was …

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    15 Jun 12
  • FatalCrash2

    A 27-year-old Mankato man is dead following a collision between his pickup truck and a semi in Waseca County Thursday morning. It happened at just after 6:30am on Elysian Lake Road. The 2003 Chevy Silverado …

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    15 Jun 12
  • FatalAccident

    Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash in Wright County early Thursday morning. 64-year-old Lyndon Lane Sheplee of Cokato died at the scene. He was reportedly travelling westbound …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Fire

    A home in Ellendale was destroyed by a fire Thursday morning. Authorities were called to the residence on 4th Avenue West in Ellendale at just after 8:30am and found it fully engulfed in flames. All …

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    15 Jun 12
  • JobFair

    The state’s unemployment rate held steady in May at 5.6%. State labor analyst Steve Hine says although job growth has flattened in recent months, several sectors in Minnesota are doing relatively well compared to the …

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    15 Jun 12
  • MankatoSculpture

    Authorities continue to search for the persons responsible for vandalizing a sculpture in Mankato, and the reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case has now been increased to $2,000. The “Tess” …

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    15 Jun 12
  • VoterID

    Top Minnesota lawmakers have approved an $18,000 legal expense in a fight to preserve a constitutional amendment that would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls. The expense was approved Thursday on …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Books

    The Blue Earth County Board did not address the funding of the county’s public library system during it’s meeting on Tuesday, but commissioners say there is “nothing to worry about.” This comes after the Mankato …

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    14 Jun 12