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  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a car crash at the intersection of Highways 71 and 19 in Renville County late Friday morning. A 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by 62-year-old Lyndon Woelfel of Bird Island was …

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    02 Mar 13
  • SWATRiverValleyTacticalResponseTeam

    A 25-year-old Mankato man is in custody following a standoff with police early Friday morning that involved members of the River Valley Tactical Response Team. Authorities were called to the home on Grove Street in …

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    02 Mar 13
  • LionelBenavidez

    A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of a Mankato man in 2007 made an appearance in Blue Earth County Court on Thursday. 26-year-old Lionel Benavidez was convicted for the murder of …

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    02 Mar 13
  • FireplaceInsert

    A fire that destroyed a historic home near Kasota recently has been ruled accidental. Firefighters from North Mankato, St. Peter, Nicollet and Cleveland battled the blaze at the home of Ruth Dutler off Highway 22 …

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    02 Mar 13
  • DavidMunizBustos

    A Silver Lake man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon after being found guilty of murder in a jury trial earlier this week. 44-year-old David Muniz Bustos was convicted of four charges including …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Flu

    Influenza continues to claim lives in Minnesota, even as the flu season wanes. The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another 17 flu-related deaths over the course of the last week. That brings the total …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota’s projected budget deficit has shrunk to $627-million, a 40% reduction from the last estimate. Newly-elected Local State Representative Clark Johnson says that the new budget forecast is good news, but there’s still work to …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The funding for the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from North Mankato to Nicollet has been officially added into the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s budget, with that work scheduled to get underway in 2017. A …

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    01 Mar 13