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  • Flu Shot

    Flu activity remains sporadic across the state.  Over the last reporting week, two people were hospitalized and there was only one school outbreak.  Officials say it’s not too late to get your flu shot.  The …

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    15 Nov 15
  • 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