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  • PoliceInvestigation

    A Mankato man is facing a felony charge for criminal sexual conduct with an underage girl. Thirty-one-year-old Marques Lewis James was charged March 20 in Blue Earth County District Court. He allegedly touched the victim …

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    30 Mar 15
  • KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

    St. Olaf College announced Friday that it is canceling the rest of its baseball season because of hazing. St. Olaf said federal law and college policy limit its ability to discuss details, but said an …

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    30 Mar 15
  • RedwoodFalls

    After months of investigation, a compromise has been reached regarding the future of the Redwood Falls Senior Citizens Center. The senior center was housed in the Redwood Area School District until the district notified the …

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    30 Mar 15
  • Wanda Viento

    A clinical therapist at the Minnesota Sex Offenders Program and former director of the MSU Women’s Center is accused of sexually assaulting a girl and threatening to kill her if she told. Fifty-seven year old …

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    28 Mar 15
  • St. James

    A St. James man was recently honored for his years of driving UPS accident free. Les Todnem was recently inducted into the UPS’s prestigious Circle of Honor achieving 25 years of accident-free driving. Todnem, along …

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    28 Mar 15
  • st peter school district

    A St. Peter school teacher convicted of hitting a student with an 11-pound backpack has resigned. According to St. Peter school officials, Robert Shoemaker submitted his letter of resignation to the school board Monday night. …

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    28 Mar 15
  • waseca

    A former Waseca accountant who pleaded guilty to fraud charges back in January is in trouble with the law again. Roger Goetz Jr., was ordered into federal custody last week after he was charged in …

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    28 Mar 15
  • Asiana buffet fire

    Investigators have determined the cause of Wednesday’s fire at Asiana Buffet in Mankato. Fire officials say the fire originated in a wok in the kitchen. The fire then spread to the restaurants ceiling. The fire …

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    28 Mar 15