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  • Train

    A person was hit by a train on Sunday in New Ulm. The incident occurred at about 5:15pm at the railroad crossing with 20th North Street. Witnesses at the scene reportedly saw the victim lying …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Drowning

    A Mankato man died Saturday evening in an apparent drowning at Hiniker’s Pond in Mankato. Authorities say that 23-year-old Madi Omot Nyigow was swimming with friends at around 6:45pm when he disappeared in the water …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Arson

    A 19-year-old Fairmont man has been charged with 1st-degree arson for allegedly starting a fire at Fairmont’s Lincoln School in April. Timothy Jude Brickner is accused of lighting the curtains of the stage at the …

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    11 Jun 12
  • MIC

    The 55th annual Minnesota Inventors Congress Invention Show is taking place this weekend in the city of Redwood Falls. It’s happening through Sunday at the Redwood Area Community Center. Along with invention displays, the Minnesota …

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    09 Jun 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A 21-year-old Arlington woman critically injured in a motorcycle pile-up on Highway 169 last Saturday is slowly recovering. Four motorcycles carrying 8 people were taking the Highway 14 ramp onto 169 southbound in Mankato when …

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    09 Jun 12
  • Explosion

    A house explosion in southern Minnesota has severely injured a 75-year-old man. The explosion occurred Friday afternoon about a mile north of Freeborn, and Ralph William Yotter was flown to North Memorial Medical Center in …

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    09 Jun 12
  • Fishing

    Today (SAT) is National Get Outdoors Day, when admission is free to all 75 Minnesota State Parks and recreation areas. In conjunction with that, the Department of Natural Resources has designated this the Take-A-Kid Fishing …

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    09 Jun 12
  • RodneyOberg

    A Mankato man convicted of child pornography charges for showing sexually explicit videos to minors in his home last April is back in custody. 62-year-old Rodney Oberg was sentenced to 30 months in prison for …

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    09 Jun 12