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  • Nativity

    The 27th season of the Springfield Nativity Pageant takes place this weekend. The annual show features a cast of hundreds along with live animals and a real baby as the newborn Jesus. This year the …

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    13 Dec 12
  • Crash2

    A Mankato man critically injured in a head-on crash near Wells Monday afternoon has died from his injuries. Highway 109 east of Wells was closed for around 2 hours following the collision that injured an …

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    12 Dec 12
  • HogBarnFire

    Around 180 pigs died in a hog barn fire near Conger on Tuesday. Ron Kruger was reportedly in another barn on his farm when he spotted smoke Tuesday morning. Firefighters from Conger, Alden and Emmons …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Snowstorm

    Governor Dayton has issued a retroactive executive order authorizing the use of the National Guard Armory in Olivia as shelter after some stranded motorists had to stay there during Sunday night’s blizzard. Dayton issued the …

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    12 Dec 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board on Tuesday approved a property tax levy for 2013 that is a 3% increase over this year. The county’s $32.3-million budget for next year is a more-than 8% increase over 2012′s …

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    12 Dec 12
  • rick use for web

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of December is Rick Maurer of Morgan. Rick was instrumental in raising the money and organizing the help to rebuild the Cedar Mountain Football field, and put in a …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Crash2

    A North Mankato man was killed in a head-on collision with a semi-truck on Highway 169 Monday afternoon. The crash occurred just north of Highway 14 at around 4pm. 63-year-old James Hughes was driving a …

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    11 Dec 12
  • MattShetka1

    Students and staff at New Prague Area Schools are mourning the death of a popular teacher and coach. Fifty-four-year-old Matt Shetka died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow at his home. The …

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    11 Dec 12