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  • Le Sueur Streets

    Changing shopping patterns, corporate chains and time have taken a heavy toll on malls. In the Le Sueur Mall, half of its space is vacant. The community is taking a bold step for the mall …

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    15 Feb 16
  • Madelia Strong

    Fundraising efforts by the Greater Mankato Growth Foundation to support the businesses that were lost in Madelia last week has raised over $70,000 dollars. The deadline for Madelia Strong donations has been extended to Friday …

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    15 Feb 16
  • New Ulm High School1

    The New Ulm High School Math Counts team placed first at the Traverse Des Sioux Chapter meet last week and has now qualified for state competition March 11 and 12 in Plymouth.  Kincaid Diersen from …

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    13 Feb 16
  • CrimeScene2

    A man was charged Tuesday in Blue Earth County Court after a burglary at Centenary United Methodist Church in Mankato.  Based on surveillance video, 23-year-old Brent Stinkopf was identified as the man who damaged computers, …

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    13 Feb 16
  • Influenza

    Flu activity was up last week.  Karen Martin with the State Health Department says 24 people were hospitalized with flu-related symptoms last week.  13 people were hospitalized the week before.  So far this year, 123 …

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    13 Feb 16
  • Madelia

    Greater Mankato Growth has extended the deadline of donations for Madelia Strong.  The organization will now accept donations through the end of  next week.  The organization has raised over $60,000 in checks and cash donations …

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    13 Feb 16
  • Police lights

    A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle in Gaylord Friday evening.  The state patrol says Sylvia Turbett was crossing the intersection on Highway 5 and First Street when she was struck by …

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    13 Feb 16
  • Miguel Vasquez

    Defense attorneys for Miguel Vasquez filed a memorandum this week to support their motion for declaring Vasquez mentally incompetent to withstand trial. The attorneys say Vasquez has amnesia which is preventing him from assisting in …

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    12 Feb 16