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  • ChildAbuse1

     The 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
  • CrimeScene

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has completed its investigation into a North Mankato standoff that occurred in January in which a man was shot and killed by police.  Authorities were called to the Lloyd …

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    13 Jun 13
  • Authorities have identified the woman and child who drowned in Lac Qui Parle Lake near Watson on Saturday. Authorities say cold water, improper life jacket use and not using life jackets likely led to the …

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    11 Jun 13