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  • DeerHighway

    A Mapleton woman who struck a deer on Highway 169 Friday morning has reportedly died from her injuries. It happened at just after 6:30am in Faribault County near Winnebago. 45-year-old Catherine Treanor was driving a …

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    02 Mar 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a car crash at the intersection of Highways 71 and 19 in Renville County late Friday morning. A 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by 62-year-old Lyndon Woelfel of Bird Island was …

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    02 Mar 13
  • SWATRiverValleyTacticalResponseTeam

    A 25-year-old Mankato man is in custody following a standoff with police early Friday morning that involved members of the River Valley Tactical Response Team. Authorities were called to the home on Grove Street in …

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    02 Mar 13
  • LionelBenavidez

    A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of a Mankato man in 2007 made an appearance in Blue Earth County Court on Thursday. 26-year-old Lionel Benavidez was convicted for the murder of …

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    02 Mar 13
  • FireplaceInsert

    A fire that destroyed a historic home near Kasota recently has been ruled accidental. Firefighters from North Mankato, St. Peter, Nicollet and Cleveland battled the blaze at the home of Ruth Dutler off Highway 22 …

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    02 Mar 13
  • NUFigureSkatingClub

    The New Ulm Figure Skating Club annual ice show is this weekend, and this year it’s a “Rockin’ Rodeo.” The 34-song production involves opposing forces of country cowboys and rock ‘n’ roll music enthusiasts, and …

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    02 Mar 13
  • DavidMunizBustos

    A Silver Lake man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon after being found guilty of murder in a jury trial earlier this week. 44-year-old David Muniz Bustos was convicted of four charges including …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Crash

    A 73-year-old Kilkenny woman was injured in a car accident on Highway 60 in Rice County Thursday afternoon. Shirley Friese was driving a Dodge Caravan westbound on 60 when the vehicle left the road at …

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    01 Mar 13