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  • Explosion2

    The investigation into an explosion at a trailer in New Ulm on Thanksgiving night continues, and one of the men involved in the accident remains hospitalized. Andrew Schenk of Blue Earth and Jonathan Moldan of …

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    02 Dec 11
  • PaulTorkelson1

    State officials on Thursday announced that Minnesota has a projected budget surplus of $876-million for the current biennium, which ends on June 30th, 2013. This is in contrast to the $5-billion deficit announced a year …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Cuffs

    Drunken drivers are the target of a month-long law enforcement campaign that begins today (FRI). The effort will include 8,500 extra hours of DWI patrols on Minnesota roads. State Patrol Lieutenant Eric Roeske says the …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Burglary3

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating a string of thefts from garages in the community. The crimes were reported Wednesday evening and Thursday morning and afternoon. Garages were broken into at homes on the …

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    02 Dec 11
  • ArmedRobbery

    Authorities in Marshall are offering a $500 reward for information on an alleged armed robbery at a Marshall convenience store. A white man is his mid-twenties reportedly entered the Cenex-Ampride store in Marshall on Tuesday …

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    02 Dec 11
  • ChrisFarris1

    A St. Peter man accused of killing his infant son pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree murder in Nicollet County Court on Wednesday. 28-year-old Christopher Farris brought the severely injured 3-month-old boy to a Mankato hospital in …

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    02 Dec 11
  • CougarKilled

    The Department of Natural Resources is investigating the fatal shooting of a cougar in southwest Minnesota. It’s illegal to shoot mountain lions, or cougars, in Minnesota unless they’re posing a threat. Bruce Ihnen says he …

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    02 Dec 11
  • JosePerales

    A 41-year-old man has turned himself in to police earlier this year for sexually abusing family members in both Wells and Sleepy Eye was convicted of criminal sexual conduct on Wednesday. Jose Luis Perales described …

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    02 Dec 11