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  • 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
  • Highway14Sign

    The Nicollet County Board sided with the City of Nicollet last week concerning the state’s future plans for the intersection of Highways 14 and 111. The Board voted to encourage the Minnesota Department of Transportation …

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    13 Jan 14
  • TownHallMeeting

    Local area State Senator Kathy Sheran, as well as Representatives Kathy Brynaert and Clark Johnson are inviting residents of Senate District 19 to join them at town hall meetings today (MON) and Tuesday. The first …

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    13 Jan 14