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  • Paynesville man pleads guilty in fatal crash

    A Paynesville man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two teens and injured a third. Twenty-eight-year-old Ben Tate was drunk on August 25th, 2015 when his pickup crossed the …

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    21 Jun 16
  • St. James County Board examines turnover in dispatch department

    The dispatcher position for Watonwan County has been a revolving door in the past decade and county commissioners held a special meeting to find out why. Following 45 minutes of discussion with Sheriff Gary Menssen …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Representative Tim Walz’s brother dies in BWCA storm

    The brother of U.S. Representative Tim Walz of Mankato was found dead in northern Minnesota Sunday after a severe storm went through the area where he and his son were camping. The Cook County Sheriff’s …

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    21 Jun 16
  • St. Peter woman charged with theft

    A St. Peter woman is facing charges after police say she used her job as an accounts payable manager to embezzle funds. Forty-one-year-old Vanessa Wynn Kuder was charged Friday with felonies theft by swindle, financial …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Mankato woman sentenced in home arson

    A Mankato woman who was rescued from a house fire in April of 2015 has been sentenced for arson. On Monday 58-year-old Nancy West was sentenced in Blue Earth County Court to 5 years of …

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    21 Jun 16
  • BBQ

    St. Peter residents have a limited time to get pulled pork and ribs from Lone Star BBQ Catering and Event Center. Owners Tom and Mary Svendsen have accepted an offer and will turn over the …

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    20 Jun 16
  • atv accident

    A rural Belgrade man is dead after being pinned under an ATV Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County. Authorities report 56-year-old Steven Strand died at the scene. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office they received …

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    20 Jun 16
  • Police car chase

    A Plymouth man fled police at speeds as high as 140 miles per hour as he traveled through Scott, Le Sueur, Sibley and Nicollet Counties. According to a report filed in Scott County, A Jordan …

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    20 Jun 16