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  • Fire

    A fire late Saturday evening in Fairfax caused damage to a building that housed two businesses. The Fairfax Fire Department was dispatched to a building at 120 Park Street South which had visible smoke coming …

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    12 May 15
  • Cigarette and tabacco packs on a shelf

    The Mankato City Council struggled Monday night with the decision to shut down a local smoke shop. Smokes 4 Less was operated by a man under federal indictment for allegedly manufacturing and selling synthetic marijuana …

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    12 May 15
  • New Ulm Park Rec

    The New Ulm Park Commission is putting together a final draft for the local option sales tax request that will be presented at the May 19 city council meeting. In April, the park commission made …

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    12 May 15
  • GlencoeSilverLake

    Glencoe-Silver Lake School District residents are heading to the polls today to vote on a $24-million dollar building bond. If successful, the project would include over 85,000 square feet of remodeled space, classroom space at …

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    12 May 15
  • CarCrash

    An 81-year-old Hutchinson man was killed in a three vehicle collision Sunday morning east of Hutchinson. According to the state patrol George J. Hormann Jr., was a passenger in a Ford Expedition driven by Shawn …

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    11 May 15
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A 30-year-old Altoona, Iowa man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a minivan in Faribault Sunday morning. Klinton Blackdeer was traveling north on County Road 17 when his Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a …

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    11 May 15
  • Park

    Blue Earth County Officials are working with the City of Mankato and the owners of an old gravel pit discussing the possibility of turning the site into a regional park. The former gravel pit contains …

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    11 May 15
  • RedCross

    The American Red Cross is encouraging students between the ages of 16 and 24 to host blood drives this summer. Spokeswoman Sue Thesenga says it’s part of their “Leadership Saves Lives” program. Thesenga explained that …

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    11 May 15