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  • K9 police dog

    An 81-year-old woman is hospitalized after being bitten by a Coon Rapids K-9 officer inside her home. Her neighbor called police Sunday morning shortly before 7 a.m. to report someone in a black coat in …

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    06 Feb 17
  • Mexican Villa

    As of January, Mexican Villa has closed its doors. Co-owner Maria Hidalgo of St. James says they closed the doors because of overhead expenses and the condition of the building. They have opened a new …

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    06 Feb 17
  • BellePlaine

    It’s Belle Plaine Day today. Join KNUJ as they broadcast in the 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. hours. Featured guests include Mayor Christopher Meyer and City Administrator Mike Votca and more. Belle Plaine is located …

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    06 Feb 17
  • criminal charges

    A Gaylord man is facing several felony charges for assaulting a woman and forcing her to lie on the floor for hours. Forty-two-year-old Willy John Schmidt was charged Wednesday with felony domestic assault and felony …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Meeker County Sheriff

    A Meeker County Patrol Sergeant has been charged with Stalking. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Joel Engler was charged Thursday with 2 counts of gross misdemeanor stalking. In September 2016, the sheriff’s office received …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Basilica

    A 2014 Arlington graduate, Katie Ballalatak, was part of the University of St. Thomas Choir that was invited to sing for the Christmas Eve Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. The choir sang …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Police lights

    A Mankato man was arrested Thursday for kidnapping and child endangerment. According to authorities the mother of the child called police to report that 25-year-old David Mulbah Swaray allegedly entered the mother’s apartment without permission …

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    04 Feb 17
  • Caseys_General_Store

    Wednesday, January 11th was not a typical “business as usual” type of day for a Fairfax Casey’s employee. Karen Guggisburg was making a purchase at the convenience store when she collapsed from cardiac arrest. Employee …

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    04 Feb 17