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  • May hometown hero Tom Frederick

    This month’s KNUJ Hometown Hero is Tom Frederick Jr. of Mankato. Tom volunteers countless hours to groups and committee promoting and improving his hometown. Over the last several years Tom’s efforts have helped dozens of …

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    15 May 15
  • carver county murder vergara benitez

    Two men are accused of murder in the death of an elderly man in his Carver County home last month. Thirty-five-year old Reino Godines Vergara has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and …

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    14 May 15
  • Stabbing

    An 18-year-old St. James man was stabbed Wednesday afternoon and a suspect is wanted for questioning. When the St. James Police Department responded to a report of an assault at the corner of 1st Avenue …

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    14 May 15
  • MNDeptEdu

    Minnesota state student testing is suspended again for the second time in what is believed to be a sophisticated hacking event. The state Department of Education said Wednesday the department is temporarily halting the computerized …

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    14 May 15
  • DrugBustjpg

    The New Ulm Police Department together with the Brown, Lyon, Redwood, Renville Drug Task Force were led on a pursuit through Brown County during a drug arrest. Authorities say that Wednesday evening officers and the …

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    14 May 15
  • TonyCornish

    Republican State Representative Tony Cornish of Vernon Center will not throw his hat into Minnesota’s First Congressional District race next year. Cornish says he was turned off by the focus on fundraising and PAC money …

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    14 May 15
  • CrimeScene

    The son of an Elk River police officer has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder. According to the criminal complaint, Christopher Besser of St. Michael called 9-1-1 from Monticello Saturday to report the …

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    13 May 15
  • court

    A 19-year-old New Ulm man has been sentenced after a New Year’s Day accident that injured a passenger. Victor Pennington was sentenced to one year in the Nicollet County Jail for criminal vehicular operation for …

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    13 May 15