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  • spear

    A 21-year-old Lake Crystal man is in custody after allegedly stealing his grandparent’s vehicle and pawning a laptop computer found inside the van. Brandon Dewaine Thornburg-Spear faces two felony counts in Blue Earth County for …

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    24 Jan 13
  • MNSecurityHospital

    A former patient at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center has been sentenced to over 4 years in prison for assaulting staff members at the hospital. 26-year-old Michael John Paul pleaded guilty last month to …

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    24 Jan 13
  • brodkorb

    A former Minnesota Senate staffer fired over an affair with the senate majority leader has been critically injured in a car crash. A 2004 Subaru Forester driven by 39-year-old Michael Brodkorb of Eagan struck the …

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    24 Jan 13
  • Burglary1

    Authorities are investigating break-ins at 2 churches in the City of Echo that took place over the weekend. Several different items were reportedly stolen from both the Alliance Church and Peace Lutheran Church in Echo. …

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    23 Jan 13
  • JeffreyLingl

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender has moved to rural Bird Island, and the Renville County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Community Notification meeting in the near future to inform area residents. 54-year-old Jeffrey Joseph …

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    23 Jan 13
  • ChildAbuse1

    A North Mankato daycare that had appealed a decision to revoke its license for alleged child abuse last year now has another hearing set in the issue. The Trinity Daycare and Preschool had its license …

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    23 Jan 13
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton is calling for an income tax increase on Minnesota’s wealthiest citizens. Dayton’s budget proposal released Tuesday would create a new 4th tier income tax bracket which would apply to taxable income over $250,000 …

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    23 Jan 13
  • NehlsParkTower

    The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday chose a representative to serve on the new “Nehl’s Park Elevated Storage Tank Aesthetics Committee.” Commissioner Dan Beranek will represent the PUC on the committee, which will …

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    23 Jan 13