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  • CriminalSex

    The trial of a 45-year-old Mankato man accused of sexually assaulting a North Mankato woman got underway this week. John Fitzgerald Thomas is facing two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and three counts of …

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    12 Apr 12
  • Burglary1

    Authorities are investigating several break-ins in the City of Morgan. Officials with the Morgan Police Department say that the break-ins have happened at various times of the day and over a period of several months. …

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    12 Apr 12
  • GSL

    The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board recently approved $640,000 worth of improvements to the district’s school buildings. The first project was awarded to JS Cates of Hamel with a low bid of $520,000 to replace windows …

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    12 Apr 12
  • PlantClosing

    The preparations to close one of the largest employers in the City of Arlington continue. Technical Services for Electronics recently announced that it would closing it’s 13,000 square-foot manufacturing plant in Arlington by the end …

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    12 Apr 12
  • MissingPerson

    Authorities have located a missing Hutchinson woman and her 3-year-old son in the City of Chicago. 31-year-old Anne Marie Couillard and her son Charlie reportedly made the trip to Illinois to visit friends, and made …

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    12 Apr 12
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter (1)

    Authorities are investigating the death of a 41-year-old St. James man at the Brown County detox center in New Ulm this week. Brad Gertsema was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated Sunday afternoon following …

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    11 Apr 12
  • MissingPerson

    Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a missing Hutchinson woman and her 3-year-old son. Hutchinson Police Chief Dan Hatten says they’re searching for 31-year-old Anne Marie Couillard and her son Charlie. He …

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    11 Apr 12
  • LyleKoenen1

    Democratic State Representative Lyle Koenen of Clara City was the winner of the Special Election to fill the District 20 state Senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Gary Kubly on Tuesday. Koenen received …

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    11 Apr 12