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  • homicide

    Charges are expected Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer and his 27-year-old son in a home in Wright County. Todd Besser and his oldest son, Blake, were shot by Besser’s other …

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    12 May 15
  • 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