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  • D3 (LP Vet2)

    The Minnesota House on Thursday unanimously approved a bill sponsored by local-area legislators that creates a motorcycle license plate for veterans wounded in combat. The bill was sponsored by Representative Kathy Brynaert of Mankato, as …

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    14 Apr 14
  • TownHallMeeting

    Local area legislators are holding Town Hall meetings this weekend as the Legislature takes its Spring Break. State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of Glencoe has a Town Hall meeting taking place beginning at 10:30am Saturday at …

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    11 Apr 14
  • Crash2

    A Fairmont man was injured Thursday afternoon when he lost control of his livestock trailer in Watonwan County and it rolled into the median. It happened just before 2pm on Highway 30 at Watonwan County …

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    11 Apr 14
  • DarnellWhitefeather

    The attorney representing the Minnesota Security Hospital inmate accused of killing another inmate is asking a judge to have the man evaluated again to see if he’s competent for trial. An earlier evaluation of 32-year-old …

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    11 Apr 14
  • SuspiciousCar

    The New Ulm Police Department continues to investigate a report of a suspicious person attempting to pick up a 14-year-old girl last weekend, and similar reports are now coming in from other area communities. The …

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    11 Apr 14
  • SusanErickson

    A Willmar woman accused of selling more than 200 prescription pills to an undercover police informant in Olivia has been sentenced to 7 years of probation for the crime. 47-year-old Susan Marie Erickson pleaded guilty …

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    11 Apr 14
  • DistractedDriving

    Law enforcement officials across Minnesota will be cracking down on distracted driving over the next week-and-a-half. Extra officers will be on the roads and new education efforts will be launched over the course of the …

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    11 Apr 14
  • HospitalPatient

    The end of the flu season is almost here. The Minnesota Department of Health says that there were 20 flu-related hospitalizations in our state over the past week, compared to 26 the week before. Only …

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    11 Apr 14