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  • Soldier

    President Obama is expected to sign legislation within the next week that will help more than 2,000 Minnesota soldiers recoup paid time-off benefits promised before they were shipped overseas last year. The US Senate on …

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    19 May 12
  • JohnRydberg

    A 70-year-old convicted rapist on Friday lost his bid to gain more freedom from the Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program in St. Peter. The program confines more than 600 dangerous sex offenders after they leave …

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    19 May 12
  • DelbertHuber

    The murder trial of an 81-year-old rural Paynesville man has been moved from June to September 4th. Delbert Huber agreed to the delay in court Wednesday. A pre-trial hearing will be held August 9th as …

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    18 May 12
  • Republicans

    The Republican Party of Minnesota’s state convention opens today (FRI) in Saint Cloud. One of the first jobs for the delegates to the convention will be to endorse a candidate for US Senate. The frontrunner …

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    18 May 12
  • USPS

    Mail processing centers in Mankato, St. Cloud and Rochester face consolidation, and the loss of jobs, following an announcement by the US Postal Service this week. Minnesota Postal Service Spokesperson Pete Nowacki says that they …

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    18 May 12
  • Milk

    The operators of a Gibbon-area dairy farm face new criminal charges for selling unpasteurized milk products. The Hartmann Dairy Farm had been ordered to stop distributing it’s products in 2010 after they were linked to …

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    18 May 12
  • NicolletSchool

    The Nicollet School Board has approved a 2-year contract for a new superintendent for the school district. Blue Earth Area High School Principal Jack Eustice will begin his duties as the new Nicollet superintendent on …

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    18 May 12
  • JailCell

    A southern Minnesota woman faces the possibility of 10 more years in federal prison for allegedly strangling another inmate with a rope. 45-year-old Felecia Thomas of Waseca was indicted Wednesday on one count of assault …

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    18 May 12