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  • BloodSample

    The Minnesota Department of Health has reached a settlement in a case over its practice of storing and using newborn blood samples without parental consent. The state says it is now destroying over 1 million …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Alcohol

    A leading Republican in the Minnesota House is introducing a new bill to allow Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota. Deputy Republican leader Jenifer Loon of Eden Prairie says it’s time for state government to abolish …

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    14 Jan 14
  • ECigarette

    The Mankato City Council has voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings. Monday’s vote was 6-1. The ban on the vapor-emitting devices comes over concerns whether that vapor is dangerous, especially second-hand. …

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    14 Jan 14
  • SisterCities2014Recognition

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission on Monday presented its annual recognition award to long-time Sister Cities Commissioner Terry Johnson. Sister Cities Chair Bruce Fenske says that Johnson has served the Commission for 14 years, …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Snow and blowing snow is heading into central and southern Minnesota on a clipper system that will blanket the region with two to four fresh inches tonight (MON) and into early tomorrow morning.  Forecasters with …

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    13 Jan 14
  • JonasNelson

    An 18-year-old rural Montgomery man was charged with 2nd-degree murder in Le Sueur County Court Wednesday after allegedly shooting his father in the head last Monday night.  Jonas David Nelson is apparently the one that …

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    13 Jan 14
  • Judge

    The former city administrator for the City of Hector has pleaded guilty to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft by false representation for falsely claiming more than $7,000 in expenses in 2012. 60-year-old Barbara …

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    13 Jan 14
  • JacobFriedrichs

    A St. Peter man in jail for allegedly committing a string of burglaries across Nicollet County is now facing additional charges over accusations  that he helped conduct another theft while in custody. 35-year-old John Jacob …

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    13 Jan 14