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  • PaulWickenhauser

    A change of venue request in the upcoming trial of a Cokato man accused of killing 3 people in a car crash last summer has been denied. 22-year-old Paul Anthony Wickenhauser faces a total of …

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    22 Mar 13
  • BombThreat

    Students who returned to school in New Prague on Thursday following a fake call about a shooting on Wednesday were evacuated again because of a bomb threat. New Prague middle school students were sent to …

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    22 Mar 13
  • BatAttack

    A Le Sueur man faces felony assault charges for allegedly bludgeoning and stabbing a 17-year-old St. Peter boy. The victim told police that 18-year-old Noel Galvan Jr struck him repeatedly in the head with a …

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    22 Mar 13
  • HospitalPatient

    Health officials say that 4 more people died of flu-related illness last week in Minnesota. That brings the flu season’s death toll to 180 in our state. Last year’s flu season claimed 33 lives. Since …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Judge

    A Le Center man has pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving several videos containing child pornography. 47-year-old Harold Davenport admitted to knowingly receiving Internet videos showing minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct between September …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Gun

    A controversial bill requiring criminal background checks on sales at gun shows passed a Minnesota House committee Thursday night, and now awaits a vote on the House floor. Backers didn’t have the votes for universal …

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    22 Mar 13
  • MichaelUnderland

    A Bird Island man was sentenced to over 5 years in prison this week for stabbing a man in rural Spicer last year. 29-year-old Michael Jon Underland was sentenced to 68 months in the state …

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    22 Mar 13
  • StJames

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet recently, and named the Good Samaritan Society in St. James as the Business of the Year. The Good Samaritan Society has been constantly growing in …

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    22 Mar 13