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  • BlueEarthCountySeal

    The Blue Earth County Board made an appearance in Martin County Court this week for a contempt hearing. The county commissioners were in court Monday after failing to increase the pay for Blue Earth County …

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    19 Dec 13
  • StainedGlass

    A Mankato man in custody in the Blue Earth County Jail for allegedly throwing a brick through a liquor store window is now facing multiple additional charges after being connected to a string of vandalism …

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    19 Dec 13
  • GasFurnace

    Minnesota natural gas customers are being warned that their December bills could be significantly higher than in November. CenterPoint Energy Spokesperson Becca Virden says that cold weather is to blame because the average temperature has …

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    19 Dec 13
  • DFL

    The state Campaign Finance Board has fined the state Senate DFL campaign $100,000 for violating campaign rules during the 2012 election.  It’s one of the largest such fines ever levied in Minnesota and arises from …

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    19 Dec 13
  • Dollars

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is holding a Truth In Taxation hearing this (THU) evening to discuss the district’s proposed budget and property tax levy for 2014. District 88 Superintendent Jeff Bertrang says …

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    19 Dec 13
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    In a year that had deadly tornadoes, fierce wildfires and destructive floods in many states, the Southern Minnesota Red Cross assisted a total of 529 people after disasters in the region, part of the 146 …

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    19 Dec 13
  • Crash2

    Two teens from Gaylord were seriously injured in a crash on Highway 5 Tuesday afternoon. 16-year-old Ashley Grack was driving a Ford Explorer westbound on 5 about 3 miles east of Gaylord when she lost …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Crash

    A broadside crash on Highway 7 in McLeod County Tuesday morning left 2 people injured. It happened at just before 11am at the intersection with County Road 1 just north of Lester Prairie. A Chevy …

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    18 Dec 13