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  • RobertShoemaker

    The attorney for a local area teacher accused of hitting a student in the head with a backpack says she’s surprised the educator is facing a misdemeanor assault charge. St. Peter High School Science Teacher …

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    02 Nov 13
  • McLeodCountyCourthouse

    The McLeod County Board has agreed to proceed with the proposed expansion and security upgrades at the county jail in Glencoe. The $7-million plan was recently approved with 2 modifications: that the north entrances to …

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    02 Nov 13
  • MNMusicHOF

    The Minnesota Music Hall of Fame held its 25th annual Induction Ceremony and Banquet Friday evening at Turner Hall in New Ulm. The 2013 Inductees included Jazz Musician Dennis Spears, who began by thanking his …

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    02 Nov 13
  • HockeyYouth

    Kids across Minnesota can see what hockey is all about at Try Hockey For Free Day today (SAT). Seventy-three events are scheduled at rinks around the state, including in New Ulm and Sleepy Eye. The …

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    02 Nov 13
  • RobertShoemaker

    A high school teacher with the St. Peter School District has been charged with assault and malicious punishment of a child for allegedly hitting a 17-year-old boy in the head with a backpack. The victim …

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    01 Nov 13
  • GeorgeGaunt

    A Kentucky man accused of robbing the People’s State Bank in Eagle Lake in October made a brief court appearance in court Thursday. 25-year-old George Richard Gaunt of Louisville, Kentucky is facing a total of …

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    01 Nov 13
  • StainedGlass

    A Mankato church is now offering a $1,000 reward to find whoever broke stained-glass windows and damaged an elevator at the church. Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church has been vandalized twice in recent months. …

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    01 Nov 13
  • Scam

    The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning Thursday about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.  Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid …

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    01 Nov 13