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  • ThomasKendricks

    An armed carjacking in Mankato Tuesday morning led to a 9-hour standoff with police in Austin later in the day, and the primary suspect remains at-large. The carjacking happened early Tuesday morning on Briargate Road …

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    15 Jan 14
  • YvonnePrettnerSolon

    Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon announced Tuesday that she will not seek re-election as Governor Dayton’s running mate this fall. She says it’s a decision she’s given “much thought, much reflection and an equal …

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    15 Jan 14
  • Snowstorm

    We’re getting a break from severe weather in southern Minnesota today (WED), but Meteorologist Steve Woolenhouse says that a Blizzard Warning will go into effect early Thursday with some fresh snow on the way. He …

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    15 Jan 14
  • 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