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  • prostitution

    Three people were ┬ácharged during a prostitution sting in Mapleton recently. Thirty-eight-year-old Jace Steven Matthews of West Concord was charged Friday with a felony for hiring an underage prostitute. Thirty-eight-year-old Sarah Renata Greene of Las …

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    25 Feb 17
  • Data privacy laws

    Following a confrontation from Taylor Library Board members, the City of North Mankato posted the full-unedited video of a recent council meeting on its website. Previously the city had cut out the last 8 minutes …

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    25 Feb 17
  • winter storm

    While a Minnesota Department of Transportation snow plow was clearing snow Friday morning between Mankato and Lake Crystal, the plow was rear-ended. According to MnDOT it was around 6 a.m. Friday when a no-travel was …

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    25 Feb 17
  • thin ice

    As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Department of Natural Resources is urging recreationist to take caution. Over the past week, public safety officials have reported …

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    25 Feb 17
  • award of excellence

    A Henderson native and Le Sueur-Henderson graduate recently received an Outstanding Clinician award from the Minnesota Children’s Hospital where he is employed. Steve Grapentine is the first non-physician to receive the award. Grapentine works at …

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    25 Feb 17
  • murder trial

    A Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Agent, friends and family testified this week during the on-going murder trial of 28-year-old Miguel Vasquez. Thursday’s proceedings centered on a tablet found in Vasquez’s apartment with incriminating searches …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Legislative session

    Area state lawmakers will host town hall meetings in the Mankato and St. Peter area Saturday to hear from local residents. Senator Nick Frentz of Mankato, Representative Jack Considine of Mankato and Representative Clark Johnson …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Babe Ruth photo

    In 2016 Boyd Huppert of KARE 11 TV was awarded an Emmy for his “Land of 10,000 Stories” series on local Sleepy Eye men and their quest to find stories on the Babe Ruth visit …

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    24 Feb 17