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  • GasPumps

    A strong U.S. dollar and lower oil prices are factors that experts say helped double Minnesota’s expected budget surplus to nearly $2 billion dollars. Neighboring North Dakota has a big budget deficit because of declining …

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    28 Feb 15
  • HeadOnCollision

    A woman who was involved in an accident in Le Sueur County Sunday morning has died from her injuries. Family members say Jody Volk of Madison Lake passed away Thursday evening. Volk  was injured in …

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    27 Feb 15
  • SchoolStudents

    Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato has named a new President. Dr. Gene Pfeifer was unanikously elected by the college’s Board of Regents. Pfeifer earned his doctorate in education and will be hired as a full-time …

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    27 Feb 15
  • Teacher

    A St. Peter high school teacher accused of hitting a student with a backpack was sentenced Thursday in Nicollet County Court. Robert Shoemaker was sentenced to one year probation, a $359 fine and four days …

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    27 Feb 15
  • CrimeScene2

    A teenage girl was sentenced to probation and community service for a hazing incident in Farmington during homecoming. The 17-year-old was among a group of seniors that zip-tied the hands of several juniors and placed …

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    27 Feb 15
  • TimothyHuber

    Timothy Huber, the man convicted of second-degree murder for the killing of Timothy Larson of Albertville in 2001, has been granted a review of the case by the Minnesota Supreme Court. Huber previously appealed his …

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    27 Feb 15
  • Festival

    After four decades on 150 acres west of Highway 169 in rural Shakopee, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is looking for a new home. Jim Peterson, owner of Mid-America Festivals is eyeing two areas. One is …

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    26 Feb 15
  • RailroadTracks

    Represenative Tim Waltz and a group of lawmakers have recently introduced a bill to help first responders in the event of a trail derailment or fuel spill. The Railroad Emergency Service Preparedness, Operational Needs and …

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    26 Feb 15