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  • CarCrashw

    A three-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Blue Earth County injured a Mankato man.  The state patrol says a 2015 Toyota driven by Keith Purscell of Mankato was stopped on Highway 22 with his blinker on …

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    15 Nov 15
  • robbery2

    The Northfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a Northfield bank after displaying a handgun Friday afternoon.  Shortly before 4 Friday, Northfield Police received a report of …

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    15 Nov 15
  • criminal charges

    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient with a history of escaping has been charged after disappearing during a River Hills Mall outing in September. Forty-five year old Patrick Ryan Grande was charged in Blue Earth County …

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    13 Nov 15
  • Extradition

    The Belle Plaine man wanted on charges he allegedly killed a man in Mesa, Arizona 10 years ago is not fighting extradition. Steven Scott Wrightman waived his right to oppose extradition at a hearing November …

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    13 Nov 15
  • death_investigation

    Authorities say rumors that have been circulating about the death of a New Ulm girl who attended Mankato West High School are not true. Sixteen-year-old Hannah Oliva was found face down and unresponsive in a …

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    13 Nov 15
  • Bruce Fenskie

    Hometown Hero of the Month for November is a former New Ulm Journal publisher and an active member of the community of New Ulm. Bruce Fenske spent 35 years at the newspaper as publisher beginning …

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    13 Nov 15
  • GiveMN

    The 7th annual Give to the Max Day raised more than $18.6 million dollars Thursday, a bit short of the record. Contributions through midnight Thursday were counted toward the 24-hour on-line nonprofit give-a-thon. Last year …

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    13 Nov 15
  • Fraud

    A Sleepy Eye woman has been charged with welfare fraud. Twenty-two-year-old Alyssa Lechuga was living with the father of her children, but reported he had been absent. According to the criminal complaint, Lechuga wrongfully received …

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    12 Nov 15