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  • Lake Crystal School Board member receives award

    A Lake Crystal School Board member was recently recognized for his years of service on the Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial School Board. Kent Thiesse has served on the board for the past 27 years including …

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    20 Jan 17
  • Thief steals rifle from Ramsey County squad car

    Deputies are searching for a suspect who stole an AR-15 rifle from a Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office squad car. The theft happened a couple of week’s ago. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has been called …

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    18 Jan 17
  • New Park in Blue Earth County has a name

    The name of a new Blue Earth County/city park south of Mankato was settled Tuesday. The former gravel pit purchased by Blue Earth County and the City of Mankato will be called Red Jacket Valley …

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    18 Jan 17
  • It will cost more to get into the 2017 State Fair

    If you go to the state fair this year it is going to cost you more to get in. The State Fair announced Sunday that admission is going up a dollar. It will now cost …

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    16 Jan 17
  • Madison Lake newspaper has come to the end of an era

    The Lake Region Times located in Madison Lake has covered the events and happenings of Madison Lake, Eagle Lake, St. Clair and Pemberton for the past 112 years is closing its doors. Longtime publisher Jerry …

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    16 Jan 17
  • St. Peter Armory to become event center

    The St. Peter Armory will soon become an event center. Daniel Dinsmore who runs a photography studio in Mankato has decided to try running a wedding and event center. A renovation of the inside and …

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    16 Jan 17
  • Fur Trade exhibit opened at Treaty Site History Center

    The Nicollet County Historical Society is welcoming a new fur trade exhibit to the Treaty Site History Center. The “Fur Trade in Minnesota” exhibit will begin today (Monday) and runs through March. The traveling exhibit …

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    16 Jan 17
  • St. Peter man charged with assault by a light bulb

    A St. Peter man has been charged with assault after he struck a victim with a florescent light bulb outside a St. Peter bar. According to the criminal complaint, the victim needed stitches to close …

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    14 Jan 17