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  • TonyDowns

    Tony Downs Foods has confirmed that the company’s plant in St. James is closing, and that the work is being moved to a facility owned by Hormel.  A total of 75 jobs will be affected …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Scam

    The federal judiciary is warning the public of an email scam that could infect recipients with computer viruses. The US District Court of Minnesota says that the emails look like they are coming from federal …

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    14 Jan 14
  • CreditCardSwipe

    Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has reported a massive data breach smilar to what occurred to the Target Corporation over the holiday season. Neiman Marcus says that thieves stole some of its customer’s payment-card information which …

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    14 Jan 14
  • ECigarette

    The Mankato City Council has voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings. Monday’s vote was 6-1. The ban on the vapor-emitting devices comes over concerns whether that vapor is dangerous, especially second-hand. …

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    14 Jan 14
  • SisterCities2014Recognition

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission on Monday presented its annual recognition award to long-time Sister Cities Commissioner Terry Johnson. Sister Cities Chair Bruce Fenske says that Johnson has served the Commission for 14 years, …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Snow and blowing snow is heading into central and southern Minnesota on a clipper system that will blanket the region with two to four fresh inches tonight (MON) and into early tomorrow morning.  Forecasters with …

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    13 Jan 14
  • Judge

    The former city administrator for the City of Hector has pleaded guilty to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft by false representation for falsely claiming more than $7,000 in expenses in 2012. 60-year-old Barbara …

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    13 Jan 14
  • Vikings stadium 2

    State officials say a legal challenge from a stadium opponent has forced them to delay the sale of bonds to finance the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. The $468-million bond sale had been scheduled …

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    13 Jan 14