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  • Mankato bar customer threatens to shoot people

    A customer in Oleander Saloon in Mankato tried to start a fight and then threatened to shoot people in the bar Sunday evening. According to the criminal complaint, 29-year-old Enrique Prado of North Mankato called …

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    10 Jan 17
  • Mankato teen threatens family with machete

    A Mankato teenager is facing criminal charges after he threatened his family with a machete. Police were called to the residence of 18-year-old Darien Kristopher Klindworth-Woods on Saturday morning. According to the criminal complaint, two …

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    10 Jan 17
  • Newly renovated state Capitol opened to the public

    The Minnesota State Capitol finished its $310 million renovation and opened to the public. This is the first major renovation since the capitol opened in 1905. One feature that’s new is there is $40,000 more …

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    10 Jan 17
  • Le Center couple arrested for illegal narcotics

    Two Le Center residents have been arrested on felony drug possession after a search warrant turned up illegal narcotics. According to the criminal complaint, The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Minnesota …

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    09 Jan 17
  • Family dog shot while playing in front yard

    A family in Zimmerman is outraged that their family pet was shot while playing in the front yard. Nick Stay and his family noticed their lab Daisy wasn’t herself and a veterinarian confirmed she had …

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    05 Jan 17
  • Waseca man sentenced to probation for killing puppy

    A Waseca man has been sentenced to probation and counseling for killing a puppy. Thirty-nine-year-old Robert Ernest Rodriguez was convicted Tuesday of felony animal cruelty. He received a stayed one-year jail sentence that he will …

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    05 Jan 17
  • Plymouth couple charged in sons death

    A Plymouth couple has been charged with the death of their 7-year-old son. Authorities say Seth Johnson was not take to the doctor for physical ailments and died from an inflamed pancreas and possible infections …

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    05 Jan 17
  • Former employee admits to stealing from Mankato Motors

    A former employee of Mankato Motors has admitted to stealing from her employer. Fifty-one-year-old Ivy Gay Lewis of North Mankato pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of theft by swindle and one count of check …

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    05 Jan 17