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  • Kiwanis holiday lights

    This week mark’s the end of the Kiwanis Holiday Lights display in Mankato’s Sibley park.  They are open from 5 – 9 pm each day this week thru Thursday.  Admission is free but cash donations …

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    28 Dec 15
  • winter storm

    A significant snowstorm is expected to bring several inches of snow to parts of Minnesota.  A winter storm warning goes into effect today (Monday) at 3 pm for the storm that could bring upwards to …

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    28 Dec 15
  • MNsure

    The deadline to enroll in MNSure for coverage that starts January 1st is close of business today.  The penalty for those who do not have health insurance is just under 700-dollars in 2016.  The 2016 …

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    28 Dec 15
  • St. James

    The city of St. James will demolish its old Community Hospital roughly eight years after it held its last patient.   The city council hired DRC, Inc. of Minnetonka to complete the asbestos abatement and demolition …

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    28 Dec 15
  • Fire

    Authorities are investigating a house fire in Austin Christmas Day that left one person dead.  Austin fire officials say the victim was a woman who lived alone.  Her name has not been released pending an …

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    28 Dec 15
  • CADA

    The Committee Against Domestic Abuse has seen a greater need for their services and in turn, expanded into the region opening an office in St. Peter. CADA has helped three times as many victims file …

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    26 Dec 15
  • Text4Life

    A new kind of crisis line is available across Minnesota this holiday season and officials say it has proven especially effective among young people. Text4Life connects people with trained counselors using cell phone text messaging. …

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    26 Dec 15
  • Schells brewery luminaries

    The August Schell Brewery was glowing Christmas Eve and Christmas night with hundreds of luminaries. The luminaries were placed in the gardens and around the mansion by Schell family descendants who have gathered on Christmas …

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    26 Dec 15