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  • suspect in custody

    The man police suspect is responsible for vandalizing a St. Peter laundromat has been arrested. Thirty-five year old Zachary Ely of Le Sueur was pulled over in Mankato Friday by Mankato Department of Public Safety. …

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    07 Jul 15
  • wild fire smoke

    Heavy smoke from Canadian wildfires slowly moved across Minnesota Monday. Fine particle levels reached unhealthy levels in a diagonal band across the state from southern Minnesota to the Arrowhead region. This band of smoke is …

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    07 Jul 15
  • RSFiber

    The RS Fiber Cooperative fiber optic broadband initiative will officially break ground on the project on Wednesday in Sibley County. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 9 along Sibley County Road 8 between County …

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    07 Jul 15
  • 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