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  • Flu

    The Minnesota Health Department says that flu cases are peaking across the state. The latest report shows that there were 2 deaths and 61 hospitalizations over the course of the last week, as well as …

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    30 Mar 12
  • BestBuy

    The relatively-new Best Buy store in Hutchinson is among 5 Best Buys in Minnesota that the company will be closing down. A total of 50 Best Buys are closing nationwide by sometime this fall, and …

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    30 Mar 12
  • District840Foundation

    The St. James District 840 Foundation is reporting a successful “Cash For Kids” fundraiser for this year. The event was held this past weekend at St. James High School, and preliminary tabulations from the annual …

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    30 Mar 12
  • Dollars

    The proposed expansion of the Mankato Event Center was revived on Thursday after being left out of Senate Republicans Bonding Bill proposal this week. The Senate Bonding Bill had included civic center funding for Rochester …

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    30 Mar 12
  • DelbertHuber

    Attorneys will have 10 days to file written objections to the completed mental evaluation report of a rural Paynesville man indicted on first-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing an Albertville man last fall. …

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    29 Mar 12
  • Burglars

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to be alert after a rash of burglaries around the county recently. At least 10 incidents have been reported over the past month on rural Brown County …

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    29 Mar 12
  • Arson

    A late-night fire at an MSU-Mankato frat house on Tuesday has been deemed suspicious in nature. Authorities responded to the fire call at the Phi Kappa Psi house on Lincoln Street in Mankato at just …

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    29 Mar 12
  • Fire

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the burning ban issued earlier this week, although the fire danger remains high across much of the state. Local DNR Officer Tom Romaine says that anyplace with native …

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    29 Mar 12