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  • fatal  car crash

    A 14-year-old girl died from injuries she received in a tractor accident Thursday night on Highway 99 in Nicollet. The state patrol says Madison Mendenhall of Mankato was on a tractor driven by 16-year-old Wallace …

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    08 Aug 15
  • Trevor Stenner Shelley

    An assault suspect who was involved in an altercation that left former Maverick football player Isaac Kolstad with life-threatening injuries is asking that the charges be dropped. An attorney representing Trevor Shelley filed a motion …

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    08 Aug 15
  • Sibley East School

    In an effort to bring a medical school to Gaylord and help the Sibley East School District move forward with construction plans, the Gaylord City Council recently approved a land swap that will serve all …

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    08 Aug 15
  • Western Community Action

    Heartland Community Action will grow due to a merger with longtime partner Western Community Action. This past year the agency served over 12 thousand people in McLeod, Meeker, Renville and Kandiyohi counties with a mission …

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    08 Aug 15
  • cattle-theft

    Watonwan County District Court Judge Greg Anderson granted the defense’s motion to suppress statements made by a man during interrogation in a cattle theft. During a contested omnibus hearing Dylan Thompson’s attorney Dan Birkholz argued …

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    07 Aug 15
  • Blue Green algae

    Minnesota Department of Health officials are warning swimmers about harmful blue-green algae and high E. coli levels that have shown up in lakes across the state. Conditions for algae and bacteria can be created by …

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    07 Aug 15
  • steaming hot chocolate

    A young boy was badly burned on hot chocolate while staying at a hotel in Mankato for Viking’s training camp. An 11-year-old boy suffered first and second degree burns when he spilled hot chocolate on …

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    07 Aug 15
  • tornado

    A series of tornadoes touched down in west central Minnesota Thursday evening while heavy down-pours spread across southern Minnesota. The first tornadoes were spotted near New London in Kandiyohi County. Funnel clouds were reported moving …

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    07 Aug 15