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  • MarkWetsch1

    A Minneapolis man who authorities say is responsible for a string of bank robberies in Minnesota, including in St. Peter, Gaylord and Cologne, has pleaded not guilty to 13 counts of armed bank robbery. 49-year-old …

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    10 Feb 12
  • Books

    Minnesota and 9 other states have been freed from the No Child Left Behind education law. Governor Dayton says the federal waiver will allow administrators, teachers and parents to work together in building a new …

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    10 Feb 12
  • Walz1

    The U-S House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act. The original STOCK Act bill was co-sponsored by Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz. The STOCK Act passed the House on a …

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    10 Feb 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    The Minnesota Legislature has sent Governor Dayton business-backed bills that change the way civil lawsuits are handled in Minnesota. The Senate approved four bills Wednesday, including one that reduces the statute of limitations for filing …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Stabbing

    Four people were charged with various crimes in Redwood County Court on Wednesday for their involvement in the alleged stabbing of 4 people on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation on Tuesday. James Earl Toth of …

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    09 Feb 12
  • 3M

    There is a changing of the guard at 3M. Company officials say chief operating officer Inge Thulin has been promoted to chief executive officer and a member of 3M’s board. She will replace current CEO …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Nibbe1

    A Blue Earth County judge ruled on Tuesday that much of the alleged murder confession of a Lake Crystal woman can be used in her upcoming trial. 34-year-old Jennifer Lee Nibbe is accused of killing …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Caucus12

    Over 150 people were on hand for the New Ulm Area Republican Party Caucus Tuesday night. Brown County Republican Chair Jim Hahn says along with the presidential straw poll, the main purpose of the caucus …

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    08 Feb 12