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  • Zamboni

    The driver of a Zamboni at a peewee hockey game was arrested for operating the ice resurfacing machine while drunk on Monday. Apple Valley Police were called to Hayes Arena after the Zamboni driver began …

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    01 Feb 12
  • ChrisTillman1

    The Golden Valley man accused of killing a 19-year-old Henderson woman pleaded guilty to 1st-degree murder on Tuesday in Blue Earth County Court and was sentenced to life in prison. 19-year-old Christopher Tillman admitted to …

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    01 Feb 12
  • ToddGavin

    A former eye doctor accused of sexually touching his patients made an appearance in court Tuesday, where he learned that he is now facing two additional charges. 50-year-old Todd James Gavin of Madelia was working …

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    01 Feb 12
  • Walz1

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz is urging the leadership in the House to hold an up or down vote on the bipartisan Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act. The US Senate voted 93-2 Monday evening …

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    31 Jan 12
  • EllenAnderson1

    Former state senator Ellen Anderson says the state Senate’s vote to reject her as Governor Dayton’s Public Utilities Commission chief was “unfair, mean-spirited and wrong.” The Senate voted 37-29 on Monday to reject Anderson. The …

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    31 Jan 12
  • Child Porn Sentencing

    A plea deal was reached Monday with a 62-year-old Mankato man accused of possessing child pornography and showing pornography to minors at his trailer park. Rodney Oberg will plead guilty to 3 counts of possession …

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    31 Jan 12
  • StPeterStateHospital

    Minnesota’s only hospital for mentally ill and dangerous patients is in turmoil. Most of the experienced psychiatric staff have reportedly either quit or been fired at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. A total …

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    31 Jan 12
  • ZebraMussels

    Carver County officials say that starting this spring, all boats entering Lake Minnewashta will be checked for zebra mussels. It’s the first time the state Department of Natural Resources has given a local government authority …

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    30 Jan 12