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  • Cuffs (1)

    A 20-year-old Lake Crystal man is in custody after allegedly stealing a pickup truck in the City of Nicollet this week. The crime was reported at just before 1am Thursday. The truck was stolen from …

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    02 Dec 11
  • Flu1

    The flu season continues on a mild course. Minnesota is among about half of all states showing what the Centers for Disease Control terms “sporadic” influenza activity. The other half of states have reported few …

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    02 Dec 11
  • 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