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  • NUMiddleSchool

    On Monday the State Street Theater Company officially took the keys to their own stage. A group of private investors that operated under the name Cenate brought the property from District 88 to oversee its …

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    07 Jul 15
  • murder trial

    The prosecutors of the Springfield man accused of killing his girlfriend are trying to get a history of earlier acts of alleged domestic violence admitted as evidence in the trial. Twenty-seven-year-old Miguel Vasquez is charged …

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    06 Jul 15
  • DrugCourt

    The attorney for a Shokopee man charged in an overdose case of a Blue Earth man wants a toxicologist report thrown out. Thirty-six-year-old Hayden Spencer was charged in 2013 with the death of Juan Vasquez …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Highway 14 sign

    Decades after waiting for improvements to the two-lane stretch of highway between Nicollet and North Mankato have finally become a reality. Today (Monday) begins an expansion to four lanes. A ground breaking is planned to …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Student Writing

    Local school districts say state testing cuts will force them to examine what the ACT college entrance exams mean in terms of district success. In 2013 the state legislature mandated that each of the state’s …

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    06 Jul 15
  • wild fire smoke

    The thick haze caused by smoke from more than 100 Canadian wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality conditions across Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports that the air quality is rated unhealthy for everyone …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Burglar

    A Madison Lake man and a man from Stewartville are accused of stealing a trailer. In May a trailer valued at $1800 was stolen from Gag’s Camper Way Sales. Based on security footage authorities were …

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    04 Jul 15
  • assaultcharges

    A St. Peter man has been charged with assault after lashing out at emergency room personnel at a Mankato hospital. According to authorities 18-year-old Yahy Abdi Hurshe was charged in June with two counts of …

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    04 Jul 15