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  • Police lights

    An attempted suicide closed traffic Saturday night on part of the North Star Bridge in Mankato for nearly an hour while law enforcement officers successfully talked the person down. Mankato Police and Blue Earth County …

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    14 Dec 15
  • whooping cough

    Public health officials in Rochester and keeping an eye on an outbreak of whooping cough after a number of cases were reported at a middle school in the city. The Olmsted County Health Department says …

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    14 Dec 15
  • 10 dollar bill

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced in June that a portrait of a woman will be replacing Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill. Lew said he would announce a decision by the end of the year, …

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    14 Dec 15
  • Home Free A Cappella

    The popular Mankato-based A Cappella group who has received national fame after winning on NBC’s hit show “Sing-Off” will host an upcoming concert in Mankato. Home Free will perform their Christmas concert, Home Free for …

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    14 Dec 15
  • St. Peter high school designw

    Construction on St. Peter’s new high school is moving along thanks to the mild temperatures this time of year. The construction is almost a month ahead of schedule. Grading for new baseball and softball fields, …

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    14 Dec 15
  • theft

    A Mankato couple accused of going on a four-county burglary spreed in October were charged Friday for their alleged break-ins. The arrests of 24-year-old Nikalai Paul Sampe and 21-year-old Ashley Marie Rocheford in Martin County …

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    12 Dec 15
  • fatal  car crashw

    Sheriff’s authorities say they still don’t know whether a game called Nerf Wars played a part in a fatal Lakeville crash that killed two teens last week. At a news conference Friday, Dakota County Sheriff’s …

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    12 Dec 15
  • St. Olaf College

    Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to earn college credits while experiencing a new culture. St. Olaf College students are doing more of that than any other college in the nation. St. Olaf ranked number …

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    12 Dec 15