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  • Thunderstorm

    Severe weather erupted in parts of the area overnight. Brown, Redwood and Cottonwood Counties all reported severe weather, the hallmark of which was large hail. The largest reported hail was 2.5 inches 9 miles southeast …

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    18 Jun 13
  • Crash

    A Brownton man was injured in a motorcycle accident in Renville County Sunday evening. 47-year-old Mark Raddatz was driving a 1979 Honda Roadster on Highway 71 near the Lower Sioux Community when he hit the …

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    17 Jun 13
  • ChildAbuse1

    ┬áThe child neglect trials of a Nicollet County couple scheduled to begin this week were rescheduled. Russell and Mona Hauer’s 8-year-old adopted son was taken from their rural North Mankato home last year. He reportedly …

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    17 Jun 13
  • Dollars

    The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has approved a tuition freeze for in-state undergraduates next year. University officials say it’s the first tuition freeze in a generation. The plan also increases tuition for students …

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    17 Jun 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making a few stops around the area this week. The need for blood is constant, with someone in the US needing a blood transfusion every 2 seconds. Around 44,000 …

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    17 Jun 13
  • MondayNightConcertCrowd

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm’s German Park with a free show by Barton’s Hollow. The Minnesota bluegrass and acoustic band has members that range in age …

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    17 Jun 13
  • TroyBerger

    A Fairfax man was sentenced in Sibley County Court to more than nine years in prison on three felony second degree criminal sexual conduct charges. Troy M. Berger was sentenced to 110 1/3 months at …

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    14 Jun 13
  • Highway169Sign

    The federal government is providing nearly $10 million to rebuild portions of Highway 169 between Mankato and St. Peter that suffered flood damage in 2010. A three-mile stretch will be raised out of the 100-year …

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    13 Jun 13